Abeloff's Clinical Oncology, 4th Edition

Preface

Part I – Science of Clinical Oncology

Section A – Biology and Cancer

Chapter 1 – Molecular Tools in Cancer Research

Chapter 2 – Intracellular Signaling

Chapter 3 – The Cellular Microenvironment and Metastases

Chapter 4 – Control of the Cell Cycle

Chapter 5 – Cell Life and Death

Chapter 6 – Cancer Immunology

Chapter 7 – Stem Cells, Cell Differentiation, and Cancer

Chapter 8 – Vascular and Interstitial Biology of Tumors

Section B – Genesis of Cancer

Chapter 9 – Environmental Factors

Chapter 10 – DNA Damage Response Pathways and Cancer

Chapter 11 – Viruses and Human Cancer

Chapter 12 – Genetic Factors: Hereditary Cancer Predisposition Syndromes

Chapter 13 – Genetic Factors: Finding Cancer Susceptibility Genes

Chapter 14 – Progressing from Gene Mutations to Cancer

Chapter 15 – Immunodeficiency and Cancer

Section C – Diagnosing Cancer: Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Chapter 16 – Principles of Oncologic Surgical Pathology

Chapter 17 – Flow Cytometry in Oncologic Diagnosis

Chapter 18 – Conventional and Molecular Cytogenetics of Neoplasia

Chapter 19 – Molecular Diagnostics

Chapter 20 – Biomarkers for Cancer Diagnostics

Chapter 21 – Imaging

Section D – Preventing and Treating Cancer

Chapter 22 – Biostatistics and Bioinformatics in Clinical Trials

Chapter 23 – Structures Supporting Cancer Clinical Trials

Chapter 24 – Economic Analysis of Cancer Treatment

Chapter 25 – Use of Epidemiology in Oncology

Chapter 26 – Cancer Prevention, Screening, and Early Detection

Chapter 27 – Nicotine Dependence: Current Treatments and Future Directions

Chapter 28 – Surgical Interventions in Cancer

Chapter 29 – Basics of Radiation Therapy

Chapter 30 – Systemic Therapy

Chapter 31 – Principles of Molecularly Targeted Therapy: Present and Future

Chapter 32 – Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

Chapter 33 – Gene Therapy in Oncology

Chapter 34 – Therapeutic Antibodies and Immunologic Conjugates

Chapter 35 – Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Part II – Problems Common to Cancer and its Therapy

Section A – Symptom Management and Palliative Care

Chapter 36 – Cancer Pain

Chapter 37 – Rehabilitation of Individuals with Cancer

Chapter 38 – Cachexia

Chapter 39 – Nausea and Vomiting

Chapter 40 – Oral Complications

Chapter 41 – Alopecia and Cutaneous Complications

Chapter 42 – Lymphedema

Chapter 43 – Fatigue

Chapter 44 – Caring for Patients at the End of Life

Section B – Hematologic Problems

Chapter 45 – Disorders of Blood Cell Production in Clinical Oncology

Chapter 46 – Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention of Cancer-Related Venous Thrombosis

Section C – Infections

Chapter 47 – Infection in the Patient with Cancer

Section D – Metabolic and Paraneoplastic Syndromes

Chapter 48 – Hypercalcemia

Chapter 49 – Hyponatremia

Chapter 50 – Tumor Lysis Syndrome

Chapter 51 – Paraneoplastic Neurologic Syndromes

Section E – Surgical Problems

Chapter 52 – Establishing and Maintaining Vascular Access

Chapter 53 – Acute Abdomen, Bowel Obstruction, and Fistula

Section F – Local Effects of Cancer and Its Metastasis

Chapter 54 – Superior Vena Cava Syndrome

Chapter 55 – Spinal Cord Compression

Chapter 56 – Brain Metastases and Neoplastic Meningitis

Chapter 57 – Bone Metastases

Chapter 58 – Lung Metastases

Chapter 59 – Liver Metastases

Chapter 60 – Effusions

Section G – Complications of Therapy

Chapter 61 – Neurologic Complications

Chapter 62 – Pulmonary Complications of Anticancer Treatment

Chapter 63 – Cardiac Effects of Cancer Therapy

Chapter 64 – Reproductive Complications

Chapter 65 – Endocrine Complications

Chapter 66 – Second Malignant Neoplasms

Section H – Special Populations

Chapter 67 – Cancer in the Elderly: Biology, Prevention, and Treatment

Chapter 68 – Special Issues in Pregnancy

Chapter 69 – HIV-Associated Malignancies

Part III – Specific Malignancies

Chapter 70 – Cancer of the Central Nervous System

Chapter 71 – Eye, Orbit, and Adnexal Structures

Chapter 72 – Cancer of the Head and Neck

Chapter 73 – Melanoma

Chapter 74 – Nonmelanoma Skin Cancers: Basal Cell and Squamous Cell Carcinomas

Chapter 75 – Cancer of the Endocrine System

Chapter 76 – Cancer of the Lung: Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer and Small Cell Lung Cancer