Category: Oncology

Atlas of Soft Tissue and Bone Pathology: With Histologic, by Leslie G. Dodd MD, Marilyn M. Bui MD PhD

By Leslie G. Dodd MD, Marilyn M. Bui MD PhD

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This is an abundantly illustrated source for prognosis of bone and delicate tissue lesionsóa specific problem because of their rarity and complexity. as well as rigorously chosen histologic pictures, this exact atlas complements general visible details with illustrations of imaging findings, cytology, and molecular and cytogenetic details. This vibrant pictorial survey is prepared in a pattern-oriented process in accordance with the particular operating approach utilized in day-by-day practice.

The authors are professional educators in surgical and cytopathology and skilled diagnosticians within the complexities of soppy tissue and bone pathology. This richly illustrated and concise reference should be a realistic and indispensible instrument for basic pathologists and pathologists in education, who're required to diagnose bone and delicate tissue pathologies. it's also a very good source for physicians looking a brief survey of sarcoma.

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  • Offers a realistic, pattern-oriented diagnostic procedure that mirrors the operating procedure utilized in day-by-day practice
  • Augments histologic images with illustrations of imaging findings, cytology, and molecular and cytogenetic information
  • Authored by means of well-known specialist diagnosticians and academics within the field

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Cancer Registration: Principles and Methods (I a R C by O. M. Jensen D. M. Parkin R. MacLennan C. S. Muir R. Skeet

By O. M. Jensen D. M. Parkin R. MacLennan C. S. Muir R. Skeet

This e-book is the traditional reference handbook of melanoma registration method and makes use of. It offers instructions on all elements, equivalent to the institution of a registry, assortment, coding, verification and research of knowledge, and the makes use of to which melanoma registry info should be placed. Emphasis is on population-based registration, which gives details on an outlined inhabitants and allows calculation of occurrence charges. Such registries are worthy in melanoma epidemiology (identification of attainable aetiological factors), in making plans wellbeing and fitness companies, and in tracking the effectiveness of melanoma prevention and remedy.

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Dietary Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids and Cancer by Michael B. Sawyer, Catherine J. Field (auth.), Gabriella

By Michael B. Sawyer, Catherine J. Field (auth.), Gabriella Calviello, Simona Serini (eds.)

Dietary Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids and Cancer presents the entire most recent details at the attainable advantages of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) opposed to a large sequence of cancers.

Several influential scientists during this box have contributed to make this publication an special one among the others released to date during this box. The chapters supply unique information regarding the consequences got during this box via experimental stories performed on either animals and cultured cells, in addition to via human intervention trials and epidemiological observational experiences. This ebook represents a major instrument for researchers operating in food and oncology, because it collects all of the wisdom approximately omega-3 PUFAs and melanoma, even the latest, in one ebook. For the 1st time controversies one of the diversified stories also are lined with nice information during this publication.

The ebook makes physicians in a position to truly comprehend on a systematic foundation if their oncologic sufferers or sufferers prone to melanoma may really reap the benefits of a vitamin enriched in omega-3 PUFAs or from a nutritional supplementation with those fatty acids. The e-book represents additionally an excellent source for traditional members in addition to melanoma sufferers to profit extra approximately omega-3 PUFAs and know the way those nutritional parts could impression melanoma progress.

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The Physics of Modern Brachytherapy for Oncology (Series in by Dimos Baltas

By Dimos Baltas

Brachytherapy has turn into the modality of selection for a number of melanoma localizations, minimizing the potential of unacceptable hazards for fit tissues and offering a less costly and handy therapy for sufferers. Written through best specialists within the physics, improvement, and implementation of brachytherapy, The Physics of contemporary Brachytherapy for Oncology discusses the topic intimately, protecting its definition, the elemental physics of radiation interplay with topic, radionuclides, assets and resource creation, calibration and dosimetry protocols in addition to experimental dosimetry equipment acceptable for useful use. Logically geared up, the booklet starts off with uncomplicated info, together with amounts and devices, via primary atomic and nuclear physics. It additionally offers the ancient history of brachytherapy physics. the subsequent a number of chapters talk about the radionuclides utilized in brachytherapy, reflecting upon previous (radium), current (iridium or cobalt), and destiny (ytterbium) equipment. The e-book proceeds to check resource calibration and dosimetry protocols for dose cost calculation whereas the ultimate chapters discover more moderen strategies, together with Monte Carlo-aided, experimental, and gel dosimetry. The appendices offer necessary tables of isotopes, unit conversions and actual constants, brachytherapy assets, TG-43 and TG-43 U1 facts tables, and dose cost tables.Detailing the physics at the back of brachytherapy remedy, The Physics of recent Brachytherapy for Oncology is key examining for researchers, practising radiation oncologists, and clinical physicists who are looking to continue abreast of the advancements during this altering box in addition to for postgraduate scholars in clinical physics.

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Molecular Targeting and Signal Transduction (Cancer by Rakesh Kumar

By Rakesh Kumar

Our restricted knowing of mobile regulatory signal-transduction-networks has been a barrier to development in enhancing the final cure-rate of human cancers. Delineation of the physiologic roles of the explicit regulatory signaling parts, with identified organization with metastatic phenotypes, is a hugely promising region in order to most probably give you the subsequent iteration of specific techniques sooner or later of molecular melanoma drugs. those signaling parts usually are utilized in analysis, diagnosis, and as novel objectives for healing improvement. This publication brings jointly up to date summaries via best melanoma researchers at the significant ideas of melanoma phone biology: survival, apoptosis, adhesion, and mobile cycle deregulation. it's directed at clinicians and scientists operating within the parts of experimental and molecular therapeutics, molecular medication, translational melanoma learn, and bio-medical sciences usually.

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Histological Typing of Tumours of the Central Nervous System by Paul Kleihues, P.C. Burger, B.W. Scheithauer, L.H. Sobin

By Paul Kleihues, P.C. Burger, B.W. Scheithauer, L.H. Sobin

This moment variation displays the current level of information and advances within the histological typing of tumours of the imperative apprehensive method over the last thirteen years because the first variation used to be released. The booklet is meant to advertise the adoption of a uniform terminology that would facilitate and enhance conversation between melanoma employees.

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Ovarian Cancer: Methods and Protocols (Methods in Molecular by John M. S. Bartlett

By John M. S. Bartlett

Over 100 well-respected scientists comprehensively overview each element of the biology underlying ovarian melanoma and current a remarkably distinct number of easy-to-follow tools for illuminating simple mechanisms underlying all types of melanoma. right here present day investigators will locate the broadest conceivable array of molecular biology thoughts particularly designed to figure out not just tumor genetics, expression, and protein functionality, but additionally to clarify the genetic mechanisms through which gene and immunotherapies might be perfected. flexible and complete, Ovarian melanoma equipment and Protocols constitutes a veritable treasury of well-proven specialist tools that might support uncomplicated scientists and scientific researchers alike grasp the strong applied sciences required for potent melanoma learn at the present time.

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Brain Metastases from Primary Tumors. Epidemiology, Biology, by M. A. Hayat

By M. A. Hayat

With an annual expense of greater than 12 million international diagnoses and 7.6 million deaths, the societal and fiscal burden of melanoma can't be overstated. mind metastases are the commonest malignant tumors of the valuable worried process, but their occurrence seems to be expanding inspite of the development of melanoma remedies. whereas a lot is understood approximately basic cancers (including basic mind tumors), much less paintings has been performed to discover the roots of metastatic ailment. This quantity fills that hole, serving because the first connection with concentration totally on the hyperlink among basic cancers and mind metastases. This hyperlink is explored for the most typical melanoma varieties - lung, breast, and cancer. also, organic history in addition to treatment for CNS metastases is addressed. Age and gender similar tendencies also are mentioned, as is using biomarkers for early detection.

    *The purely entire reference detailing the hyperlink among basic cancers and mind metastases

    *Aids the objective viewers in choosing the prevalence of mind metastases in sufferers with a chief cancer

    *Provided schooling in regards to the capability use of biomarkers for early detection, analysis and prevention of the unfold of basic melanoma to the brain

    *Documents temporal and gender-related developments in mind metastases from different cancers

    *Edited paintings with chapters authored by way of leaders within the box world wide - the broadest, so much professional assurance available

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    The Physics of Modern Brachytherapy for Oncology by Dimos Baltas

    By Dimos Baltas

    Brachytherapy has turn into the modality of selection for a number of melanoma localizations, minimizing the opportunity of unacceptable dangers for fit tissues and delivering a less expensive and handy remedy for sufferers. Written by way of major specialists within the physics, improvement, and implementation of brachytherapy, The Physics of recent Brachytherapy for Oncology discusses the topic intimately, overlaying its definition, the elemental physics of radiation interplay with subject, radionuclides, assets and resource creation, calibration and dosimetry protocols in addition to experimental dosimetry tools acceptable for functional use. Logically prepared, the ebook starts off with easy info, together with amounts and devices, by way of basic atomic and nuclear physics. It additionally offers the ancient heritage of brachytherapy physics. the subsequent a number of chapters speak about the radionuclides utilized in brachytherapy, reflecting upon earlier (radium), current (iridium or cobalt), and destiny (ytterbium) equipment. The ebook proceeds to ascertain resource calibration and dosimetry protocols for dose expense calculation whereas the ultimate chapters discover newer approaches, together with Monte Carlo-aided, experimental, and gel dosimetry. The appendices offer necessary tables of isotopes, unit conversions and actual constants, brachytherapy resources, TG-43 and TG-43 U1 information tables, and dose expense tables. Detailing the physics at the back of brachytherapy remedy, The Physics of contemporary Brachytherapy for Oncology is key studying for researchers, training radiation oncologists, and scientific physicists who are looking to hold abreast of the advancements during this altering box in addition to for postgraduate scholars in scientific physics.

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