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Lung Cancer
Principles and Practice
Third Edition
by Harvey I. Pass

Lung Cancer is the most comprehensive, current reference on lung cancer, with contributions from the world's foremost surgeons, radiation oncologists, medical oncologists, pulmonologists, and basic scientists.

Features:

  • Most comprehensive lung cancer book on the market
  • Major reorganization of chapters to increase clinical emphasis
  • Stresses combined modality treatments from small cell and non-cell lung cancer as well as the management of metastases and the complications of treatment
  • 16 new chapters
  • Contributor base reflects international authorities in the field

Contents

Etiology and Epidemiology

  • The Etiology and Epidemiology of Lung Cancer
  • Cigarette Smoke Damage to DNA and Other Biomolecules
  • The Biology of Nicotine Addiction
  • Genetic Susceptibility to Lung Cancer
  • Passive Tobacco Exposure and Lung Cancer
  • Non Tobacco-Related Lung Carcinogenesis

Lung Cancer Biology

  • Genomic Imbalances in Lung Cancer
  • Non Mutational Mechanisms of Gene Dysfunction
  • Chromosome 3 Abnormalities
  • Abnormalities of the Cell Cycle in Lung Cancer
  • Receptor Kinase Abnormalities
  • Telomerase and Lung Cancer
  • Angiogenesis and Lung Cancer
  • Mouse Models of Lung Cancer

Screening/Early Detection/Prevention

  • The Early Detection of Lung Cancer Using Bronchoscopy and Cytologic Analysis
  • Molecular Techniques of Early Detection
  • Lung Cancer Screening: Helical CT Screening Using Two Approaches
  • Chemoprevention of Lung Cancer

Pathology and Molecular Classification

  • The Classification, Histology, Cytology, and Electron Microscopy of Lung Cancer
  • The Molecular Classification of Lung Cancer
  • Molecular Prognostication of Lung Cancer
  • The Techniques and Applications of Tissue Microdissection

Clinical Presentation, Diagnosis, Staging, and Prognosis

  • The Clinical Presentation of Non Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • The Clinical Presentation of Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • The Imaging of Lung Cancer
  • Special Imaging Including PET and Special Antibody Scans like Octreotide
  • Tissue Procurement: Bronchoscopic Techniques and Bronchoscopic Staging
  • Lung Cancer Staging in NSCLC Including Preop and Intraoperative Techniques
  • Staging and Prognostic Factors for Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • The Medical Evaluation and Management of the Lung Cancer Patient Pre-Treatment

Index

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Principles and Practice
Third Edition
by Harvey I. Pass

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