An Evidence Based Approach to the Management of Nasopharyngeal Cancer

An Evidence Based Approach to the Management of Nasopharyngeal Cancer
Author: Baharudin Abdullah,Anusha Balasubramanian,Norhafiza Mat Lazim
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 330
Release: 2020-05-22
ISBN 10: 0128144041
ISBN 13: 9780128144046
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

An Evidence Based Approach to the Management of Nasopharyngeal Cancer Book Review:

An Evidence-Based Approach to the Management of Nasopharyngeal Cancer: From Basic Science to Clinical Presentation and Treatment provides a comprehensive overview with updated management procedures for nasopharyngeal carcinoma. Written by experts on the subject, it is organized in a simple yet comprehensive manner to aid in the understanding of this complex condition. The book discusses several topics related to NPC, including epidemiology, pathophysiology, risk factors and treatment (surgical and non-surgical). Additionally, it discusses key features of clinical presentation of NPC, recent advances and promising new therapies. This will be a valuable source for clinicians, graduate students, oncologists and several members of the biomedical field who are interested in understanding nasopharyngeal cancer in a practical and applicable way. Discusses current trends in surgery, including the use of endoscopy and robotic and navigation technology in the management of NPC Presents a summary with diagrams and workflows at the end of every chapter as a quick reference guide Encompasses colorful figures of pathology, clinical cases, endoscopic findings, surgical approaches, resection of tumors, brachytherapy and robotic and navigation technology so readers fully comprehend content

Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma

Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma
Author: Anne W.M. Lee,Maria Li Lung,Wai Tong Ng
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 394
Release: 2019-03-23
ISBN 10: 012814937X
ISBN 13: 9780128149379
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma Book Review:

Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma: From Etiology to Clinical Practice discusses NPC from basic science, to clinical management through the perspective of members of the Centre for Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma Research in Hong Kong. It encompasses not only the most detailed information about multiple aspects of NPC, but also the modern day research model of scientist-clinician collaboration, focusing on bench-to-bedside approach. Basic science is covered, discussing genetics and genomics in NPC and its epidemiology and the role of Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV). Translational research is also covered, presenting topics such as animal models, plasma EBV DNA, molecular imaging and immunotherapy, amongst other topics. This book is a valuable source for cancer researchers, oncologists, medical oncologists and several members of the biomedical field who are interested in learning more about NPC management from both clinical and research perspectives. Written by members of the Centre for Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma Research Extensively covers various aspects of NPC, including basic science and the clinical advances of both scientists and clinicians Discusses the molecular information gained through laboratory studies to stimulate research on new treatment strategies

Handbook of Evidence Based Radiation Oncology

Handbook of Evidence Based Radiation Oncology
Author: Eric Hansen,Mack Roach III
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 790
Release: 2010-06-17
ISBN 10: 0387929886
ISBN 13: 9780387929880
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Evidence Based Radiation Oncology Book Review:

Building on the success of this book's first edition, Dr. Eric Hansen and Dr. Mack Roach have updated, revised, and expanded the Handbook of Evidence-based Radiation Oncology, a portable reference that utilizes evidence-based medicine as the basis for practical treatment recommendations and guidelines. Organized by body site, concise clinical chapters provide easy access to critical information. Important "pearls" of epidemiology, anatomy, pathology, and clinical presentation are highlighted. Key facets of the work-up are listed, followed by staging and/or risk classification systems. Treatment recommendations are discussed based on stage, histology, and/or risk classification. Brief summaries of key trials and studies provide rationale for the recommendations. Practical guidelines for radiation techniques are described. Finally, complications and follow-up guidelines are outlined. Updates from the first edition include brand new color figures and color contouring mini-atlases for head and neck, gastrointestinal, prostate, and gynecological tumors; redesigned tables for increased readability; new chapters on management of the neck and unknown primary, clinical radiobiology, and pediatric malignancies and benign conditions; and new appendices including the American College of Radiology guidelines for administration of IV contrast.

Nasopharyngeal Cancer

Nasopharyngeal Cancer
Author: Jiade J. Lu,Jay S. Cooper,Anne W. M. Lee
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 337
Release: 2010-01-13
ISBN 10: 9783540928102
ISBN 13: 3540928103
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nasopharyngeal Cancer Book Review:

Nasopharyngeal Cancer - Multidisciplinary Management provides a comprehensive account of the current state of knowledge on nasopharyngeal cancer and its multidisciplinary management. The first ten chapters document contain essential background information on subjects such as epidemiology, pathogenesis, molecular biology, pathology, and the use of imaging in diagnosis and staging. Subsequently, the various treatment options and combinations in a range of settings are examined in depth. Detailed attention is given to the roles of concurrent, adjuvant, and neoadjuvant chemotherapy and advanced radiotherapy techniques. Further chapters then explore surgical treatment, follow-up, treatment of metastatic disease, treatment-related complications, and nasopharyngeal cancer in children. This is an important book that will prove essential reading for the radiation oncology community worldwide and meet the need for substantial improvements in knowledge of modern techniques.

Evidence Based Clinical Practice in Otolaryngology

Evidence Based Clinical Practice in Otolaryngology
Author: Luke Rudmik
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 350
Release: 2018-01-20
ISBN 10: 0323544614
ISBN 13: 9780323544610
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Evidence Based Clinical Practice in Otolaryngology Book Review:

Get a quick, expert overview of the many key facets of today’s otolaryngology practice with this concise, practical resource. Dr. Luke Rudmik and a leading team of experts in the field address high-interest clinical topics in this fast-changing field. Presents an evidence-based, clinical approach to leading topics in otolaryngology. Covers key topics such as management of vertigo; management of adult sensorineural hearing loss; reflux in sinusitis; balloon catheter dilation in rhinology; epistaxis; functional rhinoplasty; sublingual immunotherapy for allergic rhinitis; pediatric obstructive sleep apnea; pediatric tonsillectomy; evaluation and management of unilateral vocal fold paralysis; management of hoarseness; endoscopic skull base resection for malignancy; management of glottic cancer; management of well-differentiated thyroid cancer; and management of the clinical node-negative neck in early stage oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma. Consolidates today’s available information and experience in this challenging area into one convenient resource.

Head and Neck Cancer

Head and Neck Cancer
Author: Eric M. Genden,Mark A. Varvares
Publsiher: Thieme
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2011-01-01
ISBN 10: 1588906361
ISBN 13: 9781588906366
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Head and Neck Cancer Book Review:

Designed to synthesize the collective wisdom of a tumor board, the book presents a multidisciplinary, evidence-based approach to the contemporary management of head and neck cancer. Expert authors and contributors provide a balanced literature review that provides the reader with a solid understanding of the fundamental concepts of the disease entity, descriptions of anatomy, physiology, and clinical presentation, discussion of diagnostic workup and the various management techniques.Highlights: Each chapter features the clinical insights of a surgeon, a medical oncologist, and a radiation oncologist Comprehensive coverage of the most important disease sites, including the oral cavity, oropharynx, hypopharynx, larynx, thyroid gland, salivary glands, nasal cavity and paranasal sinus, nasopharynx, and skin Numerous case examples at the end of each chapter aid comprehension of each major malignancy and enable readers to match real life cases to the clinical situations described in the text Practical discussion of managing carcinoma of unknown primary site More than 140 illustrations demonstrate key concepts and surgical techniques The book is invaluable for practitioners, residents, and students in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery, radiation oncology, and medical oncology, as well as for fellows in head and neck surgical oncology and major reconstructive surgery.

Radiation Oncology

Radiation Oncology
Author: Jiade J. Lu,Luther W. Brady
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 679
Release: 2008-11-23
ISBN 10: 3540773851
ISBN 13: 9783540773856
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Radiation Oncology Book Review:

Radiation Oncology: An Evidence-Based Approach (ROEBA) is a reference book designed to enable radiation oncologists, including those in training, to make diagnostic and treatment decisions on the basis of the best available scientific evidence. Ease of use is ensured by a structured, reader-friendly format that offers rapid access to evidence-based recommendations. ROEBA’s orientation is entirely practical, in that the focus is solely on diagnostic/staging and treatment issues. Detailed diagnostic and therapeutic guidelines are provided for multidisciplinary cancer management as well as radiation therapy techniques. The evidence underlying each recommendation is clearly and concisely explained, and the strength of the recommendations and evidence is systemically graded. Furthermore, diagnostic and treatment algorithms are provided for the commonly diagnosed cancers. This ground-breaking text on radiation oncology is an essential tool for physicians in their daily clinical practice.

Head and Neck Cancers

Head and Neck Cancers
Author: Athanassios Argiris, MD, FACP,Robert L. Ferris, MD, PhD, FACS,David I. Rosenthal, MD, FACR, FASTRO
Publsiher: Springer Publishing Company
Total Pages: 550
Release: 2018-06-28
ISBN 10: 0826137784
ISBN 13: 9780826137784
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Head and Neck Cancers Book Review:

“Overall, this is an excellent book on an important topic in cancer that medical oncologists, pharmacologists, and nurses, as well as related healthcare professionals, may find very helpful.” Score: 100, 5 Stars, Doody’s Medical Reviews Head and Neck Cancers: Evidence-Based Treatment presents a practical, state-of-the-art resource for any clinical oncologist treating or managing patients with head and neck cancers, including oropharyngeal cancer, cancer of the oral cavity, laryngeal cancer, nasopharyngeal cancer, hypopharyngeal cancer, cancer of the sinuses and the skull base, salivary gland cancer, and neck lymphadenopathy. Section 1 of the book covers the most pertinent details on the epidemiology, biology, diagnosis and staging of the disease including topics such as the genomic landscape of squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck and novel imaging modalities. Section 2 discusses the evidence-based treatment modalities for conventional and novel chemotherapy regimens, the evidence behind emerging radiation therapy techniques and the minimally invasive surgical advances changing the landscape of care. The chapters in Section 3 are dedicated to site-specific management, including management guidelines, tables with FDA-approved therapies and relevant ongoing clinical trials as well as instructive clinical cases with important discussion on outcomes and follow up care. Finally, Section 4 focuses on recurrent and metastatic disease and Section 5 provides the essentials on supportive care, including managing the elderly, managing patients suffering from dysphagia and oral complications, and must-know details of quality of life assessment and patient-reported outcomes. Emphasizing the practice-changing techniques and the latest evidence-based treatment advances including targeted therapies, immunotherapy, transoral robotic surgery, and radiation therapy precision, this comprehensive yet accessible textbook is indispensable for any clinical oncologist of each discipline wanting a balanced and evidence-based reference on managing patients with head and neck malignancies. Key Features: Includes didactic clinical cases for each type of head and neck cancer Numerous tables highlight FDA approved therapies and ongoing clinical trials Provides evidence-based recommendations for treating head and neck cancers at each stage of the disease with conventional and novel treatment strategies Covers strategies for managing acute and late complications to treatment

AJCC Cancer Staging Manual

AJCC Cancer Staging Manual
Author: Frederick L, Greene,David L. Page,Irvin D. Fleming,April G. Fritz,Charles M. Balch,Daniel G. Haller,Monica Morrow
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 421
Release: 2013-11-21
ISBN 10: 1475736568
ISBN 13: 9781475736564
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

AJCC Cancer Staging Manual Book Review:

The American Joint Committee on Cancer's Cancer Staging Manual is used by physicians throughout the world to diagnose cancer and determine the extent to which cancer has progressed. All of the TNM staging information included in this Sixth Edition is uniform between the AJCC (American Joint Committee on Cancer) and the UICC (International Union Against Cancer). In addition to the information found in the Handbook, the Manual provides standardized data forms for each anatomic site, which can be utilized as permanent patient records, enabling clinicians and cancer research scientists to maintain consistency in evaluating the efficacy of diagnosis and treatment. The CD-ROM packaged with each Manual contains printable copies of each of the book’s 45 Staging Forms.

Head and Neck Cancer Hallmarks of the Inflammation Ecosystem

Head and Neck Cancer  Hallmarks of the Inflammation Ecosystem
Author: Norhafiza Mat Lazim
Publsiher: Bentham Science Publishers
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2021-03-31
ISBN 10: 9811803226
ISBN 13: 9789811803222
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Head and Neck Cancer Hallmarks of the Inflammation Ecosystem Book Review:

This reference comprehensively covers the clinical aspects of head and neck neoplasms while also highlighting the relationship that exists between inflammation and these cancers. This relationship is critical as it dictates the risks, assessment, treatment, and prognosis of head and neck cancer patients. The book starts with an introduction to the inflammation ecosystem in head and neck malignancy, followed by detailed discussions on the types of head and neck malignancy and their histological classification. The book then provides information about specialized topics relevant to the specialty of head and neck oncology. Key Features: - Comprehensive coverage of head and neck cancers with topic-based chapters - Introductory text explaining the basics of inflammation - Detailed information on the relationship between inflammation and head and neck neoplasms - Information about the classification of head and neck cancers - Methods for diagnosis and treatment - Special topics such as complications caused by HPV infections, chemoradiation, immune-targeted therapy, and inflammatory biomarkers - References for further reading The combination of basic and advanced topics makes this book an informative reference for medical students and professionals at all levels. Residents specializing in otolaryngology, oncology, and surgery as well as researchers studying inflammation will also gain an understanding of the subject in relation to oncogenesis.

Pathology and Genetics of Head and Neck Tumours

Pathology and Genetics of Head and Neck Tumours
Author: World Health Organization,International Agency for Research on Cancer
Publsiher: IARC
Total Pages: 430
Release: 2005
ISBN 10: 9789283224174
ISBN 13: 9283224175
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Pathology and Genetics of Head and Neck Tumours Book Review:

This concise reference book provides an international standard for pathologists and oncologists and will serve as an indispensable guide for use in the design of studies monitoring response to therapy and clinical outcome. Diagnostic criteria, pathological features, and associated genetic alterations are described in a strictly disease-oriented manner. Sections on all WHO-recognized neoplasms and their variants include new ICD-O codes, incidence, age and sex distribution, location, clinical signs and symptoms, pathology, genetics, and predictive factors. This volume covers tumours of the nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses, of the nasopharynx, of the hypophyranyx, larynx and trachea, of the oral cavity and oropharynx, of salivary glands, as well as odontogenetic tumours, tumours of the ear, the paraganglionic system, and inherited tumour syndromes. Each entity is extensively discussed with information on clinicopathological, epidemiological, immunophenotypic and genetic aspects of these diseases.

Nasopharyngeal Cancer

Nasopharyngeal Cancer
Author: Jun Ma,Nancy Y. Lee,Jiade J. Lu
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 194
Release: 2021-03-10
ISBN 10: 3030650375
ISBN 13: 9783030650377
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nasopharyngeal Cancer Book Review:

This book provides up-to-date guidance that will assist radiation oncologists during the day-to-day management of nasopharyngeal cancer. After discussion of diagnosis and staging, target delineation techniques and treatment planning are described for both intensity-modulated and particle radiation therapy. Detailed information is then presented on the application of radiation therapy in different disease settings, from early stage disease to metastatic disease. Due attention is paid to the role of multimodality treatment and new and advanced technologies in particular circumstances, such as local recurrence. In addition, follow-up and the management of late toxicities are explained and management strategies are documented for special situations and groups, including pediatric patients. The book is published within the Springer series Practical Guides in Radiation Oncology. Like other volumes in the series, it is designed for hands-on use by both radiation oncology residents and practicing radiation oncologists. It will also be of value for head and neck physicians.

The American Cancer Society s Oncology in Practice

The American Cancer Society s Oncology in Practice
Author: The American Cancer Society
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 776
Release: 2018-02-09
ISBN 10: 1118592077
ISBN 13: 9781118592076
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The American Cancer Society s Oncology in Practice Book Review:

Developed by the American Cancer Society this new textbook designed for a wide range of learners and practitioners comprehensively addresses all aspects of clinical management for cancer taking a balanced, authoritative and, -where possible- evidence-based stance and may be used in conjunction with the book, The American Cancer Society's Principles of Oncology: Prevention to Survivorship. Edited by leading clinicians in the field and a stellar contributor list from the US and Europe, this book is written in an easy to understand style by multidisciplinary teams of medical oncologists, radiation oncologists and other specialists, reflecting day-to-day decision-making and clinical practice. Input from pathologists, surgeons, radiologists, and other specialists is included wherever relevant and comprehensive treatment guidelines are provided by expert contributors where there is no standard recognized treatment. This book is an ideal resource for anyone seeking a practical understanding of the field of oncology.

Radiation Therapy for Head and Neck Cancers

Radiation Therapy for Head and Neck Cancers
Author: Murat Beyzadeoglu,Gokhan Ozyigit,Ugur Selek
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 244
Release: 2014-11-20
ISBN 10: 3319104136
ISBN 13: 9783319104133
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Radiation Therapy for Head and Neck Cancers Book Review:

This evidence-based guide to the current management of cancer cases at all head and neck sites will assist in the appropriate selection and delineation of tumor volumes/fields for intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), including volumetric modulated arc therapy (VMAT). Each tumor site-related chapter presents, from the perspective of an academic expert, several actual cases at different stages in order to clarify specific clinical concepts. The coverage includes case presentation, a case-related literature review, patient preparation, simulation, contouring, treatment planning, treatment delivery, and follow-up. The text is accompanied by illustrations ranging from slice-by-slice delineations on planning CT images to finalized plan evaluations based on detailed acceptance criteria. The book will be of value for residents, fellows, practicing radiation oncologists, and medical physicists interested in clinical radiation oncology

Occupational Cancers

Occupational Cancers
Author: Sisko Anttila,Paolo Boffetta
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 609
Release: 2014-07-28
ISBN 10: 1447128257
ISBN 13: 9781447128250
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Occupational Cancers Book Review:

This book is a comprehensive guide to occupational factors of malignant diseases. It discusses potentially work-related malignancies, in the context of exposure assessment, specific clinical and pathological features of occupational cancer and biomarkers of exposure and disease. Epidemiological data about risk ratios of the cancer in question are reviewed for various occupations and with exposure to specific carcinogens, carcinogenic mechanisms, host susceptibility factors (genetic and other) and other environmental and life-style risk factors. Aspects such as surveillance of workers exposed to carcinogens and strategies for prevention of occupational cancer are also discussed. Occupational Cancers is aimed at oncologists, pathologists, residents in training, clinical researchers, clinicians in occupational health, epidemiologists, pulmonologists, lawyers and public health officials.

An Evidence based Approach to the Treatment and Care of the Older Adult with Cancer

An Evidence based Approach to the Treatment and Care of the Older Adult with Cancer
Author: Diane G. Cope,Anne M. Reb
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 625
Release: 2006
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: CHI:75466705
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

An Evidence based Approach to the Treatment and Care of the Older Adult with Cancer Book Review:

This quick and user-friendly guide is your ready reference for information on palliative care.

Evidence based Practice of Palliative Medicine

Evidence based Practice of Palliative Medicine
Author: Nathan E. Goldstein,Rolfe Sean Morrison
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 499
Release: 2013
ISBN 10: 143773796X
ISBN 13: 9781437737967
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Evidence based Practice of Palliative Medicine Book Review:

"Evidence-Based Practice of Palliative Medicine" is the only book that uses a practical, question-and-answer approach to address evidence-based decision making in palliative medicine. Dr. Nathan E. Goldstein and Dr. R. Sean Morrison equip you to evaluate the available evidence alongside of current practice guidelines, so you can provide optimal care for patients and families who are dealing with serious illness.

Cancer Incidence and Survival Among Children and Adolescents

Cancer Incidence and Survival Among Children and Adolescents
Author: Lynn A. Gloeckler Ries
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 182
Release: 1999
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: PURD:32754069237919
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Critical Issues in Head and Neck Oncology

Critical Issues in Head and Neck Oncology
Author: Jan B. Vermorken,Volker Budach,C. René Leemans,Jean-Pascal Machiels,Piero Nicolai,Brian O’Sullivan
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 373
Release: 2021-06-02
ISBN 10: 3030632342
ISBN 13: 9783030632342
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Critical Issues in Head and Neck Oncology Book Review:

This open access book discusses the most current issues in head and neck cancer with a focus on current trends such as biomarkers, precision medicine and immunotherapy. New approaches in the diagnosis such as liquid biopsies and imaging biomarkers to predict radiotherapy toxicity as well as approaches in the surgical management of head and neck cancers are discussed. The book discusses medical and surgical approaches in both primary, recurrent and metastatic disease and also covers approaches for rare head neck cancers. Readers will learn about the latest drug developments and epidemiological aspects in cancers ranging from Head and Neck Squamous Cell Cancer to Nasopharynx cancer. Edited by a team of world leaders in Head and Neck Cancer, this volume serves as an easy reference to the head and neck oncology practitioner and provides a contemporary overview for specialists the field. The chapters are based on the latest data presented at the 7th Trends in Head and Neck Oncology Conference and reflect the most up-to-date information in the field.

Modelling Radiotherapy Side Effects

Modelling Radiotherapy Side Effects
Author: Tiziana Rancati,Claudio Fiorino
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 474
Release: 2019-06-11
ISBN 10: 1351983113
ISBN 13: 9781351983112
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Modelling Radiotherapy Side Effects Book Review:

The treatment of a patient with radiation therapy is planned to find the optimal way to treat a tumour while minimizing the dose received by the surrounding normal tissues. In order to better exploit the possibilities of this process, the availability of accurate and quantitative knowledge of the peculiar responses of the different tissues is of paramount importance. This book provides an invaluable tutorial for radiation oncologists, medical physicists, and dosimetrists involved in the planning optimization phase of treatment. It presents a practical, accessible, and comprehensive summary of the field’s current research and knowledge regarding the response of normal tissues to radiation. This is the first comprehensive attempt to do so since the publication of the QUANTEC guidelines in 2010. Features: Addresses the lack of systemization in the field, providing educational materials on predictive models, including methods, tools, and the evaluation of uncertainties Collects the combined effects of features, other than dose, in predicting the risk of toxicity in radiation therapy Edited by two leading experts in the field