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Lung Cancer: Standards of Care 1st Edition (2021) (PDF) by Goetz Kloecker

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  Basic Information: Year: 2021 Page Number: 512 pages File Type: PDF File Size: 21.62 MB Authors/ Editiors: Goetz Kloecker Description: Lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide, attributed mostly to environmental and behavioral factors. However, a diagnosis of lung cancer no longer means inevitable death. The new standards of care and a greater understanding of the etiology and biology of the disease has led to breakthroughs in patient survival rates that were not seen in the past. Standards of...

Principles and Practice of Image-Guided Radiation Therapy of Lung Cancer (2018) (PDF) Jing Cai

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  Basic Information: Year: 2018 Page Number: 416 File Type: PDF File Size: 22.65 MB Authors/ Editiors: Jing Cai Description: This book gives a comprehensive overview on the use of image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT) in the treatment of lung cancer, covering step-by-step guidelines for clinical implementations, fundamental principles and key technical advances. It covers benefits and limitations of techniques as well as quality and safety issues related to IGRT practice. Jing Cai, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology at Duke University...

New Therapeutic Strategies in Lung Cancers (2015) (PDF) Solange Peters

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  Basic Information: Year: 2015 Page Number: 255 File Type: PDF File Size: 3.27 MB Authors/ Editiors: Solange Peters Description: This book provides an up-to-date review of current management techniques for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. It addresses all of the latest issues that have been raised by the discovery of oncogenic drivers and the improvement of diagnosis and therapeutic methods, including new radiotherapy techniques and anticancer strategies like immunotherapy. New strategies for patients with molecular alterations and the management of particular types...

Management of Lung Cancer in Older People (2013) (PDF) Gridelli, Cesare

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  Basic Information: Year: 2013 Page Number: 251 File Type: PDF File Size: 2.59 MB Authors/ Editiors: Gridelli, Cesare Description: This book aims to provide an up-to-date review of the literature in each of the major areas relating to the management of older lung cancer patients, and makes recommendations for best practice and future research. The authors come from a broad geographic spread including the UK, mainland Europe and North America to ensure a worldwide relevance. User's Review: “The editors have successfully compiled a...

Lu’s Basic Toxicology Fundamentals, Target Organs, and Risk Assessment 7th Edition (2018) (PDF) Byung-Mu Lee

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  Basic Information: Year: 2018 Page Number: 647 File Type: PDF File Size: 12.38 MB Authors/ Editiors: Byung-Mu Lee Description: Continuing a long tradition, Lu’s Basic Toxicology, Seventh Edition, combines relatively comprehensive coverage of toxic substances in food, air, and water with brevity, thereby continuing to serve as an updated introductory text for toxicology students and for those involved in allied sciences that require a background in toxicology. The new edition, which now becomes an edited work with contributions from experts around...

Lung Cancer 4th Edition (2014) (PDF) Jack A. Roth

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  Basic Information: Year: 2014 Page Number: 616 File Type: PDF File Size: 34.41 MB Authors/ Editiors: Jack A. Roth Description: The best and most concise single source for state-of-the-art diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer –newly revised, updated, and expanded. Lung cancer has long been the number-one cause of death from cancer every year and the third most frequently diagnosed after breast and prostate cancers. In 2010, about 15% of all cancer diagnoses and 30% of all cancer deaths were due to...

Lung Cancer and Autoimmune Disorders (2015) (PDF) Pokorski, Mieczyslaw

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  Basic Information: Year: 2015 Page Number: 71 File Type: PDF File Size: 1.28 MB Authors/ Editiors: Pokorski, Mieczyslaw Description: Lung cancer and autoimmune diseases are complex entities in that they involve gene disturbance, gene polymorphism, and impaired gene repair mechanisms. The volume focuses on altered gene expression in tumor processes and in chronic autoimmune disorders. The chapters discuss the biological rationale for novel disease protein markers, present relevant clinical results, and give some diagnostic and therapeutic tips. User's Review: Translation of basic science...

Lung Cancer and Personalized Medicine: Current Knowledge and Therapies (2016) (PDF) Ahmad, Aamir

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  Basic Information: Year: 2016 Page Number: 228 File Type: PDF File Size: 4.42 MB Authors/ Editiors: Ahmad, Aamir Description: This, the first of two volumes on personalized medicine in lung cancer, touches on the core issues related to the understanding of lung cancer—statistics and epidemiology of lung cancer—along with the incidence of lung cancer in non-smokers. A major focus of this volume is the state of current therapies against lung cancer—immune, targeted therapies against EGFR TKIs, KRAS, ALK, angiogenesis; the associated...

Lung Cancer Imaging (2013) (PDF) Ravenel, James G.

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  Basic Information: Year: 2013 Page Number: 194 File Type: PDF File Size: 7.16 MB Authors/ Editiors: Ravenel, James G. Description: While specialists often guide the care to lung cancer patients, it is often a general radiologist who is left to interpret studies that impact patient care and management. Lung Cancer Imaging provides a comprehensive guide to the diagnosis, staging and overview of the management of lung cancer relevant to practicing radiologists so that they can better understand the decision making issues...

Lung Cancer Treatment and Research (2016) (PDF) Reckamp, Karen L

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  Basic Information: Year: 2016 Page Number: 332 File Type: PDF File Size: 4.05 MB Authors/ Editiors: Reckamp, Karen L Description: This book describes the molecular mechanisms of lung cancer development and progression that determine therapeutic interventions in the era of genomics, when the rapid evolution in lung cancer diagnosis and treatment necessitates critical review of new results to integrate advances into practice. The text opens with background and emerging information regarding the molecular biology of lung cancer pathogenesis. Updated results regarding...

Lung Epithelial Biology in the Pathogenesis of Pulmonary Disease (2017) (PDF) Venkataramana Sidhaye Michael Koval

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  Basic Information: Year: 2017 Page Number: 276 File Type: PDF File Size: 14.89 MB Authors/ Editiors: Venkataramana Sidhaye Michael Koval Description: Lung Epithelial Biology in the Pathogenesis of Pulmonary Disease provides a one-stop resource capturing developments in lung epithelial biology related to basic physiology, pathophysiology, and links to human disease. The book provides access to knowledge of molecular and cellular aspects of lung homeostasis and repair, including the molecular basis of lung epithelial intercellular communication and lung epithelial channels and transporters. Also...