Cancer Principles & Practice of Oncology (PDF)

Cancer Principles & Practice of Oncology
Vincent T. DeVita, Theodore S. Lawrence &
Steven A. Rosenberg
Release at: 2019
Pages: 4361
11th Edition
File Size: 49 MB
File Type: pdf
Language: English

Description of Cancer Principles & Practice of Oncology 11th Edition

Cancer Principles & Practice of Oncology 11th Edition written by DeVita, Lawrence & Rosenberg is a great for Cancer studies available in ebook (PDF) free download. Cancer: Principles & Practice of Oncology is back again in its 11th edition 36 years after the publication of the 1st edition in 1982, or a new 11th edition about every 3.5 years. It remains the most popular Cancer: Principles & Practice of Oncology text in the world and the only cancer text that is both continuous and online updated online.

Each new 11th edition provides the opportunity for the editors to mix and match chapter authors to adjust the content of the text to changing times. Indeed, we change about a third of the authors with every 11th edition, and we are grateful to the many physicians and scientists who have made and contributed the book to what it is today.

The and change rate of scientific discovery continues to be breathtaking and matched by the impressive reduction of time between application and discovery, although clinical trials remain the rate-limiting step in getting discoveries to the bedside. The online updates prepared by experts selected by the editors and embedded in the text in each chapter will continue to keep each 11th edition fresh.

Since the 10th edition, the immunotherapy field has literally exploded, and there is hardly a tumor type that is not amenable to some type of manipulation of the immune system. These changes are reflected in the 11th edition, not only in the disease-related chapters but also in new chapters summarizing the scientific basis of the many new immunotherapy agents and the new immunotherapies available and in development. Integrating all the new approaches of this Cancer book to the management of cancer is the challenge of the future.

Textbooks Cancer: Principles & Practice of Oncology remain unique in that unlike scientific papers, they present each new advance in the context of what has come before; they remain the ideal way for physicians to refresh their knowledge of the field and laboratory scientists to put their discoveries in a proper perspective.

PPO, as it is commonly known, was unique in the field when it was first published in 1982, and, with the changes in format, authors, presentation, and content, it remains a to all providers in cancer medicine unique resource.

Content of Cancer Principles & Practice of Oncology 11th Edition

Part I: Molecular Biology of Cancer

1 The Cancer Genome
2 Molecular Methods in Cancer.
3 Hallmarks of Cancer. 
An Organizing Principle for Cancer Medicine.
4 Microbiome and Cancer. 
5 Cancer Susceptibility Syndromes.

Part II: Etiology and Epidemiology of Cancer. 

Section 1 Etiology of Cancer.
6 Tobacco.
7 Oncogenic Viruses.
8 Inflammation.
9 Chemical Factors. 
10 Physical Factors. 
11 Dietary Factors. 
12 Obesity and Physical Activity.

Section 2 Epidemiology of Cancer.
13 Epidemiologic Methods. 
14 Global Cancer Incidence and Mortality. 

Part III: Cancer Therapeutics.

15 Precision Medicine in Oncology. 
16 Essentials of Radiation Therapy. 
17 Cancer Immunotherapy. 
18 Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of Anticancer Drugs. 
19 Pharmacogenomics. 
20 Alkylating Agents. 
21 Platinum Analogs.
22 Antimetabolites.
23 Topoisomerase-Interacting Agents. 
24 Antimicrotubule Agents.
25 Kinase Inhibitors as Anticancer Drugs.
26 Histone Deacetylase Inhibitors and Demethylating Agents.
27 Proteasome Inhibitors.
28 Polymerase Inhibitors for Tumors with Defects in DNA Repair.
29 Miscellaneous Chemotherapeutic Agents. 
30 Hormonal Agents.
31 Monoclonal Antibodies.
32 Immunotherapy Agents. 

Part IV: Cancer Prevention and Screening.

33 Tobacco Use and the Cancer Patient.
34 Role of Surgery in Cancer Prevention. 
35 Cancer Risk-Reducing Agents.
36 Prophylactic Cancer Vaccines.
37 Cancer Screening.
38 Genetic Counseling 

Part V: Practice of Oncology. 

39 Design and Analysis of Clinical Trials.
40 Assessment of Clinical Response.
41 Vascular Access.
42 Endoscopic and Robotic Surgery.
43 Tumor Biomarkers. 

Section 1 Cancer of the Neck and Head.
44 The Molecular Biology of Head and Neck Cancers.
45 Cancer of the Head and Neck 62. Differential Diagnosis and Staging.
46 Rehabilitation After Treatment of Head and Neck Cancer. 

Section 2 Cancer of the Thoracic Cavity.
47 The Molecular Biology of Lung Cancer.
48 Non-small-cell Lung Cancer. 
Stage IV (M1).
49 Neuroendocrine Tumors of the Lung and Small Cell. 
50 Neoplasms of the Mediastinum.

Section 3 Cancers of the Gastrointestinal Tract. 
51 Molecular Biology of the Esophagus and Stomach. 
52 Cancer of the Esophagus. 
Treatment of Localized Disease (.12, Nany, MO). 
53 Cancer of the Stomach. 
Gastric Cancer in the Elderly. 
54 The Molecular Biology of Pancreas Cancer. 
55 Cancer of the Pancreas 78. Conclusion. 
56 Molecular Biology of Liver Cancer. 
57 Cancer of the Liver. 
58 Cancer of the Biliary Tree. 
59 Small Bowel Cancer. 
60 Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor. 
61 Molecular Biology of Colorectal Cancer. 
62 Cancer of the Colon. 
63 Cancer of the Rectum. 
64 Cancer of the Anal Region. 
65 Molecular Biology of Kidney Cancer. 

Section 4 Cancers of the Genitourinary System. 
66 Cancer of the Kidney. 
67 Molecular Biology of Bladder Cancer. 
68 Cancer of the Bladder, Ureter, and Renal Pelvis. 
69 The Molecular Biology of Prostate Cancer. 
70 Cancer of the Prostate. 
Radiotherapy for Localized Prostate Cancer 
71 Cancer of the Urethra and Penis. 
72 Cancer of the Testis. 

Section 5 Gynecologic Cancers. 
73 Molecular Biology of Gynecologic Cancers.
74 Cancer of the Cervix, Vagina, and Vulva. 
Treatment of Metastatic Disease.
75 Cancer of the Uterine Body. 
76 Gestational Trophoblastic Neoplasia. 
77 Ovarian Cancer 106. 

Section 6 Cancer of the Breast. 
78 Molecular Biology of Breast Cancer. 
79 Malignant Tumors of the Breast. 

Section 7 Cancer of the Endocrine System. 
80 Molecular Biology of Endocrine Tumors.
81 Thyroid Tumors.
82 Parathyroid Tumors. 
83 Adrenal Tumors. 
84 Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors. 
85 Carcinoid Tumors and Carcinoid Syndrome. 
86 Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia. 

Section 8 Sarcomas of Soft Tissue and Bone.
87 Molecular Biology of Sarcomas. 
88 Soft Tissue Sarcoma. 
Serious Complications of Primary Treatment. 
89 Sarcomas of Bone.

Section 9 Cancers of the Skin.
90 Cancer of the Skin. 
91 Molecular Biology of Cutaneous Melanoma. 
92 Cutaneous Melanoma. 
Treatment of Unresectable Metastatic (Stage IV) Melanoma.

Section 10 Neoplasms of the Central Nervous System. 
93 Molecular Biology of Central Nervous System Tumors.
94 Neoplasms of the Central Nervous System. 

Section 11 Cancers in Adolescents and Young Adults. 
95 Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer.
96 Molecular Biology of Lymphoma.

Section 12 Lymphomas in Adults.
97 Hodgkin Lymphoma.
98 Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma. 
HIV-associated Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma.
99 Cutaneous Lymphomas. 
100 Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma.

Section 13 Leukemias and Plasma Cell Tumors. 
101 Molecular Biology of Acute Leukemias. 
102 Management of Acute Leukemias. 
103 Molecular Biology of Chronic Leukemias. 
104 Chronic Myeloid Leukemia. 
105 Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemias. 
106 Myelodysplastic Syndromes. 
107 Plasma Cell Neoplasms. 
POEMS Syndrome. 

Section 14 Other Cancers. 
108 Cancer of Unknown Primary. 
109 Benign and Malignant Mesothelioma. 
110 Peritoneal Metastases and Peritoneal Mesothelioma. 
111 Intraocular Melanoma. 

Section 15 Oncologic Emergencies. 
112 Superior Vena Cava Syndrome. 
113 Increased Intracranial Pressure. 
114 Spinal Cord Compression. 
115 Metabolic Emergencies. 

Section 16 Treatment of Metastatic Cancer. 
116 Metastatic Cancer to the Brain. 
117 Metastatic Cancer to the Lung. 
118 Metastatic Cancer to the Liver. 
119 Metastatic Cancer to the Bone. 
120 Malignant Pleural and Pericardial Effusions. 
121 Malignant Ascites. 
122 Paraneoplastic Syndromes.

Section 17 Stem Cell Transplantation. 
123 Autologous Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation. 
124 Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantation. 

Section 18 Management of Adverse Effects of Treatment. 
125 Infections in the Cancer Patient. 
126 Neutropenia and Thrombocytopenia. 
127 Nausea and Vomiting. 
128 Diarrhea and Constipation. 
129 Oral Complications. 
130 Pulmonary Toxicity. 
131 Cardiac Toxicity. 
132 Hair Loss and Other Hair Changes. 
133 Gonadal Dysfunction. 
134 Fatigue. 
135 Second Cancers. 
136 Neurocognitive Effects. 
137 Cancer Survivorship

Part VI: Palliative and Alternative Care.

Section 1 Supportive Care and Quality of Life. 
138 Management of Cancer Pain. 
139 Nutrition Support. 
140 Sexual Problems. 
141 Psychological Issues. 
142 Communicating News to the Cancer Patient. 
143 Specialized Care of the Terminally III. 
144 Rehabilitation of the Cancer Patient.

Section 2 Complementary, Alternative, and Integrative Therapies. 
145 Complementary, Alternative, and Integrative Therapies in Cancer Care. 


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