Veterinary Oncology Secrets

1st Edition

Authors: Robert Rosenthal
Paperback ISBN: 9781560534167
Imprint: Hanley & Belfus
Published Date: 30th October 2000
Page Count: 235

Table of Contents

General Principles
Epidemiology, Etiology, and Public Health
Richard Weller, DVM, Dipl ACVIM
Cancer Biology (molecular biology, metastasis, paraneoplasia)
Phillip J. Bergman, DVM, MS, PhD, Dipl ACVIM
Clinical Trials, Statistics, and Evidence-Based Medicine
Robert Rosenthal, DVM, PhD, Dipl ACVIM, Dipl ACVR
Psychsocial Issues
Barbara Norton, MSW, CSW-R, and Steve Cooper, MSW, CSW-R, BCD

Diagnosis
History, Physical Examination, and Diagnostic Testing
Robert Rosenthal, DVM, PhD, Dipl ACVIM, Dipl ACVR
Cytologic Evaluation of Neoplasia
Karen E. Dorsey, DVM, Rick L. Cowell, DVM, Dipl ACVP, and Stacy B. Smith, DVM
Role of the Pathologist in Veterinary Oncology
Peter Rowland, DVM, Dipl ACVp
Imaging of the Oncology Patient
David Biller, DVM, Dipl ACVR, and Laura Armbrust, DVM
Tumor Markers
Richard Weller, DVM, Dipl ACVM

Therapy
Principles of Surgical Oncology
Jim Flanders, DVM, Dipl ACVS
Radiation Oncology
G. Neal Mauldin, DVM, Dipl ACVIM, Dipl ACVR
Theory of Chemotherapy
Ruthann Chun, DVM, Dipl ACVIM
Chemotherapeutic Agents
Carolyn Henry, DVM, MS, Dipl ACVIM
Safe Handling of Cytotoxic Agents
Mary Lynn Higginbotham, DVM
Biologic Response Modification
Philip J. Bergman, DVM, MS, PhD, Dipl ACVIM
Hyperthermia
J. Paul Woods, DVM, Dipl ACVIM
Photodynamic Therapy
Dudley McCaw,

Description

Written in the popular question-and-answer format of The Secrets Series®, this handy resource provides an in-depth overview of the latest diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to small animal veterinary oncology. Coverage includes such important areas as: skin, endocrine, skeletal, respiratory, and ocular tumors; mast cell disease; FeLV; vaccine-associated sarcomas; and much more.


Details

No. of pages:
235
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Hanley & Belfus 2001
Published:
Imprint:
Hanley & Belfus
Paperback ISBN:
9781560534167

About the Authors

Robert Rosenthal Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Head of Medicine, Veterinary Specialists of Rochester and Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY