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Oncology

  • Radiotherapy Treatment Planningby J. Donald Chapman; Alan E. Nahum

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 149.95

    Understand Quantitative Radiobiology from a Radiation Biophysics Perspective In the field of radiobiology, the linear-quadratic (LQ) equation has become the standard for defining radiation-induced cell killing. Radiotherapy Treatment Planning: Linear-Quadratic Radiobiology describes tumor cell inactivation from a radiation physics perspective... more...

  • Comparative Effectiveness in Surgical Oncologyby Karl Y. Bilimoria; Christina A. Minami; David M. Mahvi

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 159.00

    Despite tremendous recent advances in the treatment of most malignancies, there remain several critical questions for each cancer. This particularly true for the surgical management of solid-organ malignancies.  Comparative effectiveness is a relatively new term which encompasses the age-old concepts of how best to treat cancer patients. Comparative... more...

  • Engineering Patient Safety in Radiation Oncologyby Lawrence Marks; Lukasz Mazur; Bhishamjit Chera; Robert Adams

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 49.95

    An Introduction and Guide to This Book Learning Objectives A Brief Overview of the Safety Challenges Within Radiation Oncology The Focus of Safety Initiatives on Technical/ Education versus Organizational/Workplace/ Behavioral Issues The Challenge in Promoting Safety in Radiation Oncology: Lessons from High-Reliability and Value Creation Organizations... more...

  • Healingby Jerry Rhine

    Open Road Distribution 2015; US$ 7.99

    Commencing in 1994, Jerry Rhine suffered multiple heart attacks and strokes, resulting in severe brain damage and forcing him to discontinue his successful career in commercial real estate.   After a year of cognitive treatment at Burke Rehabilitation Hospital in White Plains, Jerry enrolled at New York University and in 2004 earned a master?s degree... more...

  • Prostatakrebs als Schicksalsschlag: Was bleibt ist Liebeby Marion Schäfer

    Diplomica Verlag 2015; US$ 12.78

    Die Diagnose 'Krebs' ist schockierend. Gegen die Erkrankung ankämpfen, sie vielleicht zu besiegen. Dieses Ziel nehmen sich an Krebs erkrankte Frauen, Männer und selbst Kinder immer wieder vor. An die Schulmedizin und alternative Behandlungsmethoden setzen sie hohe Erwartungen. Die Krebspatienten leiden nicht nur unter der Erkrankung, sondern sie leiden... more...

  • Phase I Cancer Clinical Trials: A Practical Guideby Elizabeth A. Eisenhauer; Christopher Twelves; Marc Buyse

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 62.99

    Phase I trials are a critical first step in the study of novel cancer therapeutic approaches. Their primary goals are to identify the recommended dose, schedule and pharmacologic behavior of new agents or new combinations of agents and to describe the adverse effects of treatment. In cancer therapeutics, such studies have particular challenges. Due... more...

  • Clinical Oncology and Error Reductionby Antonella Surbone; Michael Rowe

    Wiley 2015; US$ 99.95

    Clinical Oncology and Error Reduction fills a gap?the lack of a single volume on medical error in the vast field of cancer care?that has existed since a 1999 Institute of Medicine?s 1999 report introduced the term ?medical error? as a topic for doctors and patients alike. The volume, edited by Antonella Surbone, M.D., a clinical oncologist and Michael... more...

  • Tumor Board Reviewby Robert F. Todd III; Kathleen A. Cooney; Teresa G. Hayes

    Demos Medical Publishing 2015; US$ 110.00

    p> Praise for the First Edition:. "As everyone in oncology fellowship training knows, there is a huge [information] gap in this field. Most oncology books are massive and loaded with information...by the time the book is [published]...it is outdated." [Tumor Board Review] is fresh and just out of the oven...I haven’t seen any book... more...

  • Non-Hodgkin Lymphomaby Andrew Evens; Kristie A. Blum

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 179.00

    This book provides clinical practitioners and the research community with detailed information on the diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, taking into account the significant growth in knowledge including multiple therapeutic advances that have been achieved over the past 5-10 years. The work is subdivided into epidemiology,... more...

  • New Approaches to Natural Anticancer Drugsby Soodabeh Saeidnia

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 54.99

    This book provides an up-to-date review of recently identified natural anti-tumor compounds from various natural origins including plants, fungi, endophytic fungi and marine organisms. It also includes discussion of new areas such as biotechnology and nanoparticles. Chapters explain the challenges and developments in anti-cancer drug discovery approaches,... more...