The American Cancer Society's Principles of Oncology. Prevention to Survivorship

  • ID: 4420484
  • Book
  • Region: United States
  • 472 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Comprehensively addresses all aspects of cancer prevention and survivorship taking a balanced, authoritative and, where possible, evidence–based stance

The American Cancer Society′s Principles of Oncology: Prevention to Survivorship is a modern textbook covering a range of topics that are key to a multidisciplinary approach to cancer and critical to cancer control. It covers the causes of cancer, prevention and early detection, cancer biology, diagnosis, and staging. A final section discusses symptom management, palliative care, complications, survivorship, and surrounding issues such as fertility and sexuality after cancer, and psychiatric complications. Designed for a wide range of learners and practitioners, this resource places special emphasis on cancer prevention, screening, and follow–up, which are central to the American Cancer Society′s worldwide mission on cancer control.

Developed by the American Cancer Society, this new textbook covers: descriptive epidemiology; fundamentals of cancer epidemiology; socioeconomic inequalities in cancer incidence and mortality; counseling and testing for inherited predisposition to cancer; microbial, environmental, and occupational carcinogens; screening and early detection; principles and drivers of cancer; imaging in oncology; the pathologic evaluation of neoplastic diseases; radiotherapy; cytotoxic chemotherapy; hormonal therapy; hematopoietic stem cell transplantation; diet, physical activity, and weight control for patients and survivors; clinical trials; geriatric oncology; supportive care; sexuality and fertility; psychiatric issues in cancer patients; survivorship care; and more.

  • Written by a prestigious list of contributors from the U.S. and Europe and edited by a multidisciplinary team of leaders in all aspects of cancer–related healthcare.
  • Focuses on evidence based research and clinical practice throughout
  • Written in an easy–to–understand style by multidisciplinary teams of medical, radiation, and surgical oncologists, other clinical specialists including radiologists and pathologists, primary care clinicians, epidemiologists, cancer biologists, and other cancer professionals, reflecting day–to–day decision–making and clinical practice
  • Can be used as a companion book to The American Cancer Society′s Oncology in Practice: Clinical Management
The American Cancer Society′s Principles of Oncology: Prevention to Survivorship is an ideal resource for a wide range of learners and practitioners seeking a comprehensive understanding of prevention and early detection in the field of oncology.
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Editorial Board and Reviewers viii

List of Contributors ix

Introduction xv

Section 1 - Cancer Causes, Prevention, and Early Detection 1

1 Descriptive Epidemiology 3Rebecca L. Siegel, Kimberly D. Miller, and Ahmedin Jemal

2 Fundamentals of Cancer Epidemiology 15Susan M. Gapstur and Eric J. Jacobs

3 Socioeconomic Inequalities in Cancer Incidence and Mortality 23Gopal K. Singh and Ahmedin Jemal

4 The Global Burden of Cancer 33Ahmedin Jemal and Lindsey A. Torre

5 Counseling and Testing for Inherited Predisposition to Cancer 45Emily Glogowski, Kasmintan A. Schrader, Kelly L. Stratton, and Kenneth Offit

6 Tobacco 58Thomas J. Glynn, Richard D. Hurt, and J. Lee Westmaas

7 Microbial Carcinogens 72Edgar P. Simard and Ahmedin Jemal

8 Environmental and Occupational Carcinogens 81Elizabeth Ward

9 Nutrition and Physical Activity for Cancer Prevention 92Stacey Fedewa, Rebecca L. Siegel, Colleen Doyle, Marji L. McCullough, and Alpa V. Patel

10 Sun Protection 99Andrew C. Walls and Martin A. Weinstock

11 Screening and Early Detection 110Robert A. Smith, Otis W. Brawley, and Richard C. Wender

Section 2 - Cancer Biology 137

12 The Principles and Drivers of Cancer 139Charles Saxe and William C. Phelps

Section 3 - Diagnosis 153

13 Imaging in Oncology 155Andreas G. Wibmer, Andreas M. Hötker, Maura Miccò, David M. Panicek, and Hedvig Hricak

14 The Pathologic Evaluation of Neoplastic Diseases 164John D. Pfeifer and Mark R. Wick

15 Cancer Staging 184Frederick L. Greene and Lauren A. Kosinski

Section 4 - Treatment Modalities 191

16 Surgical Oncology Overview 193M. Andrew Sicard and Benjamin D. Li

17 Radiotherapy 204Curtiland Deville, Jr., Gaurav Shukla, Ramesh Rengan, and Charles R. Thomas, Jr.

18 Cytotoxic Chemotherapy 220R. Donald Harvey and Fadlo R. Khuri

19 Hormonal Therapy for Cancer 236Amelia B. Zelnak and Bradley C. Carthon

20 Immunotherapy of Cancer 244Diwakar Davar, Ahmad A. Tarhini, and John M. Kirkwood

21 Targeted Therapies 267Elizabeth Kessler, Paul Brittain, S. Lindsey Davis, Stephen Leong, S. Gail Eckhardt, and Christopher H. Lieu

22 Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation for Cancer 284Joshua F. Zeidner, Christopher G. Kanakry, and Leo Luznik

23 Diet, Physical Activity, and Weight Control for Cancer Patients and Survivors 293Wendy Demark ]Wahnefried, Laura Q. Rogers, Catherine M. Alfano, Cynthia A. Thomson, Kerry S. Courneya, Jeffrey A. Meyerhardt, Nicole L. Stout, Elizabeth Kvale, Heidi Ganzer, Ted Gansler, and Jennifer A. Ligibel

24 Clinical Trials 306Olwen M. Hahn and Richard L. Schilsky

25 Complementary and Alternative (Integrative) Oncology 315Gabriel Lopez, Richard Lee, M. Kay Garcia, Alejandro Chaoul, and Lorenzo Cohen

Section 5 - Geriatric Oncology 323

26 Geriatric Oncology 325Arvind M. Shinde, Sumanta K. Pal, and Arti Hurria

Section 6 - Symptom Management, Palliative Care, Complications and Toxicities of Treatment, Patient ]Reported Outcomes, etc. 333

27 Palliative and Supportive Care 335Rony Dev and Eduardo Bruera

28 Sexuality and Fertility 359Jeanne Carter, Shari B. Goldfarb, Yukio Sonoda, Christian J. Nelson, Maura N. Dickler, and John P. Mulhall

29 Psychiatric Issues in Cancer Patients 379Andrew J. Roth and Adrienne Jaeger

30 Oncologic Emergencies 393Mark A. Lewis, William J. Hogan, and Timothy J. Moynihan

31 Patient ]Reported Outcomes in Cancer: Application and Utility in Clinical Practice and Research 409Kevin D. Stein, Tenbroeck Smith, Joseph E. Bauer, Deborah L. Driscoll, and Dexter L. Cooper

32 Survivorship Care 419Emily Tonorezos, Shrujal S. Baxi, Victoria Blinder, Darren R. Feldman, Danielle Novetsky Friedman, Matthew Matasar, Talya Salz, Armin Shahrokni, and Kevin C. Oeffinger

Index 437

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The American Cancer Society is a global grassroots force of nearly 2 million volunteers dedicated to saving lives, celebrating lives, and leading the fight for a world without cancer. From breakthrough research, to free lodging near treatment, a 24/7/365 live helpline, free rides to treatment, and convening powerful activists to create awareness and impact, the Society is the only organization attacking cancer from every angle. For more information go to www.cancer.org.

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