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Part I: Science of Clinical Oncology Section A. Biology and Cancer 1 Molecular Tools in Cancer Research 2 Intracellular Signaling 3 The Cellular Microenvironment and Metastases 4 Control of the Cell Cycle 5 Pathophysiology of Cancer Cell Death 6 Cancer Immunology 7 Stem Cells, Cell Differentiation, and Cancer 8 Vascular and Interstitital Biology of Tumors Section B. Genesis of Cancer 9 Environmental Factors 10 DNA Damage Response Pathways and Cancer 11 Viruses and Human Cancer 12 Genetic Factors: Hereditary Cancer Predisposition Syndromes 13 Genetic and Epigenetic Changes in Cancer 14 Immunodeficiency and Cancer Section C. Diagnosing Cancer 15 Flow Cytometry in Oncologic Diagnosis 16 WHO Classification of Hematologic Malignancies 17 Pathology, Biomarkers, and Molecular Diagnostics 18 Imaging Section D. Preventing and Treating Cancer 19 Biostatistics and Bioinformatics in Clinical Trials 20 Structures Supporting Cancer Clinical Trials 21 Oncology and Healthcare Policy 22 Discovery and Characterization of Cancer Genetic Susceptibility Alleles 23 Cancer Prevention, Screening, and Early Detection 24 Nicotine Dependence: Current Treatments and Future Directions 25 Surgical Interventions in Cancer 26 Establishing and Maintaining Vascular Access 27 Basics of Radiation Therapy 28 Therapeutic Targeting of Cancer Cells: Era of Molecularly Targeted Agents 29 Cancer Pharmacology 30 Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation 31 Gene Therapy in Oncology 32 Therapeutic Antibodies and Immunologic Conjugates 33 Complementary and Alternative Medicine Part II: Problems Common to Cancer and its Therapy Section A. Hematologic Problems and Infections 34 Disorders of Blood Cell Production in Clinical Oncology 35 Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention of Cancer-Associated Venous Thromboembolism 36 Infection in the Patient with Cancer Section B. Metabolic and Paraneoplastic Syndromes 37 Hypercalcemia 38 Tumor Lysis Syndrome 39 Paraneoplastic Neurologic Syndromes 40 Cancer-Related Pain 41 Cancer Cachexia 42 Nausea and Vomiting 43 Oral Complications 44 Dermatologic Toxicities of Anticancer Therapy 45 Fatigue 46 Caring for Patients at the End of Life Section C. Local Effects of Cancer and Its Metastasis 47 Acute Abdomen, Bowel/Billiary Obstruction, and Fistula 48 Superior Vena Cava Syndrome 49 Spinal Cord Compression 50 Brain Metastases and Neoplastic Meningitis 51 Bone Metastases 52 Lung Metastases 53 Liver Metastases 54 Malignant Effusions Section D. Complications of Therapy 55 Rehabilitation of Individuals with Cancer 56 Survivorship 57 Neurologic Complications 58 Pulmonary Complications of Anticancer Treatment 59 Cardiac Effects of Cancer Therapy 60 Reproductive Complications 61 Endocrine Complications 62 Second Malignant Neoplasms Section E. Special Populations 63 Cancer in the Elderly: Biology, Prevention, and Treatment 64 Special Issues in Pregnancy 65 Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome and Cancer Part III: Specific Malignancies 66 Cancer of the Central Nervous System 67 Eye, Orbit, and Adnexal Structures 68 Cancer of the Head and Neck 69 Melanoma 70 Nonmelanoma Skin Cancers: Basal Cell and Squamous Cell Carcinomas 71 Cancer of the Endocrine System 72 Cancer of the Lung: Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer and Small Cell Lung Cancer 73 Diseases of the Pleura and Mediastinum 74 Cancer of the Esophagus 75 Cancer of the Stomach and Gastroesophageal Junction 76 Cancer of the Small Bowel 77 Colorectal Cancer 78 Cancer of the Rectum 79 Cancer of the Anal Canal 80 Liver and Bile Duct Cancer 81 Carcinoma of the Pancreas 82 Cancer of the Kidney 83 Bladder Cancer 84 Prostate Cancer 85 Cancer of the Penis 86 Testicular Cancer 87 Cancers of the Cervix, Vulva, and Vagina 88 Uterine Cancer 89 Cancers Arising in the Ovary 90 Gestational Trophoblastic Disease 91 Cancer of the Breast 92 Sarcomas of Bone 93 Sarcomas of Soft Tissue 94 Carcinoma of Unknown Primary 95 Pediatric Solid Tumors 96 Childhood Leukemia 97 Childhood Lymphoma 98 Acute Leukemias in Adults 99 Myelodysplastic Syndromes 100 Myeloproliferative Disorders 101 Chronic Myeloid Leukemia 102 Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia 103 Hairy Cell Leukemia 104 Multiple Myeloma and Related Disorders 105 Hodgkin Lymphoma 106 106 Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma 107 Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma and Cutaneous B-Cell Lymphoma 108 Adult T-Cell Leukemia-Lymphoma