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Oncology books

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Recently Published

Translational Research in Breast Cancer Biomarker Diagnosis, Targeted Therapies and Approaches to Precision Medicine by Erwei Song Translational Research in Breast Cancer Biomarker Diagnosis, Targeted Therapies and Approaches to Precision Medicine

This book offers a comprehensive introduction to translational efforts in breast cancer, addressing the latest approaches to precision medicine based on the current state of understanding of breast cancer.
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/09/2017

Tumors and Cancers Skin - Soft Tissue - Bone - Urogenitals by Dongyou (Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia, St. Leonards, New South Wales, Australia) Liu Tumors and Cancers Skin - Soft Tissue - Bone - Urogenitals
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Part of the Pocket Guides to Biomedical Sciences series, Tumors and Cancers focuses on tumors and cancer, which are characterized by an abnormal growth of cells that extend beyond their usual boundaries and disrupt the normal functions of affected organs....
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/09/2017

Immunohistochemistry in Tumor Diagnostics by Muin S. A. Tuffaha, Hans Guski, Glen Kristiansen Immunohistochemistry in Tumor Diagnostics
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This book offers a comprehensive yet concise overview of immunoprofile of tumors and antibodies used in contemporary surgical pathology, and provides diagnostic algorithms for approaching tumor diagnostics.Immunohistochemistry has become the most important ancillary technique in diagnostic pathology in the last...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/09/2017

Personalized Therapy for Multiple Myeloma by Saad Z. Usmani Personalized Therapy for Multiple Myeloma

This book provides the clinician with concise, practical guidance on risk stratification and therapeutic decision making in patients with multiple myeloma. In addition, the available clinical trial and research data are summarized into meaningful reviews and evidence-based recommendations for treatment...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/09/2017

Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Biomarkers, Emerging Therapeutic Strategies & Clinical Challenges by Marion Montgomery Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Biomarkers, Emerging Therapeutic Strategies & Clinical Challenges


Format: Paperback - Released: 10/09/2017

Atlas of Diagnostically Challenging Melanocytic Neoplasms by Caterina Longo, Giuseppe Argenziano Atlas of Diagnostically Challenging Melanocytic Neoplasms
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This atlas provides a clear, concise overview of the most challenging circumstances faced by clinicians and pathologists when dealing with melanocytic neoplasms. The book is structured as a case series; for each case, the clinical and dermoscopic appearances are presented,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/09/2017

Nuclear Oncology From Pathophysiology to Clinical Applications by H. William Strauss Nuclear Oncology From Pathophysiology to Clinical Applications

This book discusses the role of nuclear medicine in the diagnosis, staging, and treatment of patients with specific cancers. It presents the incidence, pathophysiologic and clinical aspects of the disease, the use of nuclear imaging in diagnosis, staging requirements, management...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/09/2017

Tumor Organoids by Aleksander Skardal Tumor Organoids

Collectively, bioengineered tumors create an important resource for the in vitro study of tumor growth in 3D including tumor biomechanics and the effects of anti-cancer drugs on 3D tumor tissue.
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/09/2017

Gardasil Fast Tracked & Flawed by Helen Lobato Gardasil Fast Tracked & Flawed


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

Tumors and Cancers Head - Neck - Heart - Lung - Gut by Dongyou (Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia, St. Leonards, New South Wales, Australia) Liu Tumors and Cancers Head - Neck - Heart - Lung - Gut
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Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

Tumors and Cancers Head - Neck - Heart - Lung - Gut by Dongyou (Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia, St. Leonards, New South Wales, Australia) Liu Tumors and Cancers Head - Neck - Heart - Lung - Gut
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Tumors and Cancers: Head - Neck - Heart - Lung - Gut is a succinct review of neoplastic growths disrupting normal functions of affected organs. Each chapter presents a state of the art summary of tumor/cancer of a particular organ/type...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Horizons in Cancer Research Volume 68 by Hiroto S. Watanabe Horizons in Cancer Research Volume 68


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

miRNA and Cancer by Kenneth D. Tew miRNA and Cancer

miRNA and Cancer, Volume 135, the latest volume in the Advances in Cancer Research series, provides invaluable information on the exciting and fast-moving field of cancer research. This volume presents original reviews on research bridging oncology and gene expression, and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Multidisciplinary Approach to Head and Neck Cancer, An Issue of Otolaryngologic Clinics of North America by Maie A. John Multidisciplinary Approach to Head and Neck Cancer, An Issue of Otolaryngologic Clinics of North America

This issue of Otolaryngologic Clinics, guest edited by Dr. Maie St. John, is devoted to Multidisciplinary Approach to Head and Neck Cancer. Articles in this issue include: It Takes a Village - The Import of Multidisciplinary Care; The Role of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/08/2017

Rectal Cancer Modern Approaches to Treatment by George J. Chang Rectal Cancer Modern Approaches to Treatment

Rectal Cancer: Modern Approaches to Treatment provides a useful overview of the multidisciplinary treatment of rectal cancer with a deeper dive into clinical challenges faced by treating physicians. Written by the leading experts in the field, it provides a practical...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/08/2017

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Immunotherapy for Pediatric Malignancies by Juliet Gray Immunotherapy for Pediatric Malignancies

This book provides a comprehensive overview of current immunotherapy strategies, and how these may be applicable to childhood cancers. The first part of the book reviews how the immune system recognizes cancer, and the various escape mechanisms allowing tumour growth....
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Retroperitoneal Tumors Clinical Management by Cheng-Hua Luo Retroperitoneal Tumors Clinical Management

This book provides a comprehensive, state-of-the-art review of the diagnosis and management of retroperitoneal tumors. It highlights current surgical techniques for combined resection and reconstruction of various abdominal and pelvic organs and structures, along with adjuvant therapy. The book consists...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/10/2017

Energy Balance and Prostate Cancer by Elizabeth Platz Energy Balance and Prostate Cancer

This volume provides a comprehensive treatise on the latest studies linking prostate cancer with energy balance, which together constitute a major challenge and opportunity for research scientists and clinicians especially those dealing with the expanding population of older men confronted...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/10/2017

D-type Cyclins and Cancer by Philip W. Hinds D-type Cyclins and Cancer

This volume provides an integrated account of our current understanding of the functions of D-type cyclins during development and tumorigenesis, with special emphasis on the kinase-independent functions of these proteins. The volume will provide a thorough review of the latest...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/10/2017

Psycho-Oncology by Ute Goerling Psycho-Oncology

This book examines in detail the psychosocial impacts of cancer and its management, explaining the relevance of psycho-oncology during all stages from diagnosis and treatment through to cancer survivorship and rehabilitation and end-of-life care. This new edition has been revised...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/10/2017

Inflammation, Aging and Cancer Biological Injustices to Molecular Village of Immunity that Guard Health by Mahin Khatami Inflammation, Aging and Cancer Biological Injustices to Molecular Village of Immunity that Guard Health

This book was prepared as extension of author's accidental discoveries on experimental models of acute and chronic ocular inflammatory diseases that were established at the University of Pennsylvania in 1980's. Analyses of original data suggest a series of first evidence...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/10/2017

Understanding Cancer Therapies by Prakash Srinivasan (Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana) Timiri Shanmugam Understanding Cancer Therapies
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This book is an introduction to cancer treatment, the basics of radio- and chemotherapy, drug actions, the eradication of cancer cells, and the origins and persistence of pharmacological and toxicological effects of drugs. It further provides ideas for research based...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/10/2017

A Practical Approach to the Care of Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer by Julia Chisholm A Practical Approach to the Care of Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer

This book discusses the most important practical aspects involved in providing multidisciplinary Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) services for cancer patients. It draws on international experience in several continents of establishing and running such services and provides a contemporary, practical...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/10/2017

Early Phase Cancer Immunotherapy by Sandip Patel Early Phase Cancer Immunotherapy

This volume, a state-of-the-art review of early phase clinical trials for cancer immunotherapy, discusses biomarker-selection, combinatorial strategies, safety/toxicity, determination of Phase 2 dosing, endpoints in the setting of radiographic pseudoprogression, histology selection, and novel immunotherapeutics as they relate to early...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/10/2017

Infectious Agents Associated Cancers: Epidemiology and Molecular Biology by Qiliang Cai Infectious Agents Associated Cancers: Epidemiology and Molecular Biology

This book offers a state-of-the-art report on recent discoveries concerning viral, bacterial, and parasite infectious cancers. Cancer is one of the most common causes of death and diseases in human populations, and 15%-25% of human cancers in worldwide are considered...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/10/2017

Non-Invasive Technologies for the Diagnosis and Management of Skin Cancer, An Issue of Dermatologic Clinics by Darrell S. Rigel, Aaron S. Farberg Non-Invasive Technologies for the Diagnosis and Management of Skin Cancer, An Issue of Dermatologic Clinics
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This issue of Dermatologic Clinics, guest edited by Drs. Darrell S. Rigel and Aaron S. Farberg, is devoted to Non-Invasive Technologies for the Diagnosis of Skin Cancer. Articles in this issue include: Current state and issues of clinical inspection; Tele-dermatology...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/10/2017

Pediatric Cancer Genetics by Nathaniel H. Robin, Meagan Farmer Pediatric Cancer Genetics
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Get a quick, expert overview of the many key facets of pediatric cancer genetics with this concise, practical resource by Drs. Nathaniel H. Robin and Dr. Nathaniel H. Robin and Meagan Farmer, MS, CGC, MBA. Ideal for pediatric oncologists and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/10/2017

Bone Cancer Primary Bone Cancers and Bone Metastases by Dominique (Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Nantes; Head of Pathophysiology of Bone Resorption and Therap Heymann Bone Cancer Primary Bone Cancers and Bone Metastases
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Bone Cancer, Second Edition comprehensively investigates key discoveries in the field of bone biology over the last five years that have led to the development of entirely new areas for investigation, such as therapies which combine surgery and biological approaches....
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/10/2017

Palliative Care in Pediatric Oncology by Joanne Wolfe Palliative Care in Pediatric Oncology

This textbook is the first to focus on comprehensive interdisciplinary care approaches aimed at enhancing the wellbeing of children with cancer and their families throughout the illness experience. Among the topics addressed are the epidemiology of pediatric cancer distress, including...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

A Guide to Cancer Origins and Revelations by Melford (University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago) John A Guide to Cancer Origins and Revelations
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A Guide to Cancer: Origins and Revelations addresses the complex topic of cancer in two ways: firstly, no specialist knowledge is assumed on the part of the reader, and secondly, despite the serious nature of the topics, the book aims...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/10/2017

Other books in this genre

Oncoimmunology A Practical Guide for Cancer Immunotherapy by Laurence Zitvogel Oncoimmunology A Practical Guide for Cancer Immunotherapy

In this book, leading experts in cancer immunotherapy join forces to provide a comprehensive guide that sets out the main principles of oncoimmunology and examines the latest advances and their implications for clinical practice, focusing in particular on drugs with...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/08/2017

Urothelial Carcinoma Methods and Protocols by Wolfgang A. Schulz Urothelial Carcinoma Methods and Protocols

This volume details standard techniques for the characterization of urothelial carcinoma as well as methods to investigate mechanisms of carcinogenesis. Chapters guide readers on cellular and animal models for urothelial carcinoma and related diseases, molecular analyses from body fluids, and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/08/2017

Ultraviolet Light in Human Health, Diseases and Environment by Shamim Ahmad Ultraviolet Light in Human Health, Diseases and Environment

This book is about the roles and importance of Ultraviolet (UV) light from sun and from man-made UV lamps in our daily life, on health and diseases, also its application in sterilization and treatment. The key words are: reactive oxygen...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/08/2017

Viruses, Genes, and Cancer by Eric Hunter Viruses, Genes, and Cancer

This volume focuses on virus-host cell interactions, cellular genes acquired or modulated by viruses, the pathological effects of these interactions, and therapeutic interventions.
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/08/2017

Personalised Medicine Lessons from Neurodegeneration to Cancer by Sherif El-Khamisy Personalised Medicine Lessons from Neurodegeneration to Cancer

Although much is known about the mechanisms that maintain genome integrity, little is known about the applications of this knowledge to combat human disease.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

Cutaneous Melanoma A Pocket Guide for Diagnosis and Management by Giuseppe (Professor of Dermatology, Dermatology Unit, Medical Department, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova, Reggio Emi Argenziano Cutaneous Melanoma A Pocket Guide for Diagnosis and Management
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Cutaneous Melanoma: A Pocket Guide for Diagnosis and Management serves as an easy-to-consult, short, and schematic reference providing guidelines for diagnosing and managing melanoma in the context of various clinical scenarios. In the daily routine of a busy clinician, there...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/08/2017

Biomarkers in Cancer Screening and Early Detection by Sudhir Srivastava Biomarkers in Cancer Screening and Early Detection

Prepared by world leaders on this topic, Biomarkers in Cancer Screening and Early Detection offers a comprehensive, state-of-the-art perspective on the various research and clinical aspects of cancer biomarkers, from their discovery and development to their validation, clinical utility, and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/08/2017

DNA and Histone Methylation as Cancer Targets by Atsushi Kaneda DNA and Histone Methylation as Cancer Targets

This book will focus on DNA and histone methylation in epigenetics and describe how it is involved in the molecular mechanisms responsible for the development of cancer. Chapters will summarize the current knowledge of the molecular basis of DNA and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/08/2017

Establishing a Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Unit A Practical Guide by Eliane Gluckman Establishing a Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Unit A Practical Guide

This text aims to provide simplified practical guidelines to start a hematopoietic stem cell transplantation unit which could be implemented in most centers and countries worldwide. The book also provides guidelines for existing transplantation units to upgrade their practice and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/08/2017

Extracellular Matrix in Tumor Biology by Rolf A. Brekken Extracellular Matrix in Tumor Biology

This volume provides an overview on the influence of Extracellular Matrix (ECM) on tumor progression. It covers topics such as signaling induced by structural ECM proteins including collagen and fibronectin, the control of ECM deposition and the turnover in tumors....
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/08/2017

Cardiotoxicity of Chemotherapeutic Agents by Gregg Lanier Cardiotoxicity of Chemotherapeutic Agents


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

Frontiers in Ovarian Cancer Science by Hidetaka Katabuchi Frontiers in Ovarian Cancer Science

This volume presents the latest advances and the current status of our understanding regarding ovarian cancer, addressing both the basic and clinical aspects of the disease. In terms of basic medicine, the WHO Classification of Tumors of Female Reproductive Organs...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

Cancer Evolution by Charles Swanton Cancer Evolution


Format: Hardback - Released: 31/07/2017

Biomarkers of the Tumor Microenvironment Basic Studies and Practical Applications by Lars A. Akslen Biomarkers of the Tumor Microenvironment Basic Studies and Practical Applications

This book reviews different aspects of the cancer microenvironment, and its regulation and importance for tumor progression. Practical applications, in terms of how biomarkers are increasingly included in therapy protocols, will also be discussed. Biomarkers of the Tumour Microenvironment: Basic...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/07/2017

Reviews of Physiology, Biochemistry and Pharmacology, Vol. 173 by Bernd Nilius Reviews of Physiology, Biochemistry and Pharmacology, Vol. 173

Leading researchers are specially invited to provide a complete understanding of a key topic within the multidisciplinary fields of physiology, biochemistry and pharmacology. In a form immediately useful to scientists, this periodical aims to filter, highlight and review the latest...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/07/2017

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