Lung Cancer, An Issue of Clinics in Chest Medicine - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781455779819, 9781455709717

Lung Cancer, An Issue of Clinics in Chest Medicine, Volume 32-4

1st Edition

Authors: Lynn Tanoue Richard Matthay
Hardcover ISBN: 9781455779819
eBook ISBN: 9781455709717
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 29th November 2011

Description

Carcinoma of the lung is one of the most prevalent and aggressive types of cancer, and rates of lung cancer are on the rise.  This issue gives a comprehesive review of the most recent advances in Lung Cancer.  Epidemiology, etiology, and prevention of lung cancer is first discussed, followed by articles on pre-invasive evaluation and management, screening, pathology and molecular biology.  There is an article on the approach to the ground glass nodule.  Of great importance is the revised staging classification of Lung Cancer, which is discussed here in detail.  Articles on PET imaging, interventional pulmonary, and functional evaluation before Lung Resection are also included.  The issue then focuses on advances in treatment for early stage lung cancer, hgih risk patients with early stage lung cancer, advances in the treatment of Advanced Stage Lung Cancer, Small Cell Lung Cancer, and gene therapy for lung neoplasms.


Details

Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders 2011
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Hardcover ISBN:
9781455779819
eBook ISBN:
9781455709717

About the Authors

Lynn Tanoue Author

Yale University Medical Center

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary); Director, Winchester Chest Clinic Medical Director, Yale Cancer Center Thoracic Oncology Program

Richard Matthay Author