Medical Care of Cancer Patients

Medical Care of Cancer Patients

By: Sai-Ching Jim Yeung (editor)Hardback

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Recent therapeutic advances in cancer treatment indicate that cancer is becoming a chronic disease rather than a killer. This comprehensive text is the first to define and address the broad spectrum of acute and chronic internal medicine disorders that occur in cancer patients and cancer survivors as side-effects of the disease itself, or of the treatment regimens. The authors cover nononcologic aspects of internal medicine such as anorexia, obesity, bone loss, diabetes, depression, pain, fatigue, congestive heart failure, skin disorders, and pneumonia. This book is conceived as a companion to standard internal medicine and oncology texts - a comprehensive reference resource for internists caring for cancer patients and oncologists in practice. The text is extensively indexed for easy access and retrieval of information.

About Author

Sai-Ching Jim Yeung, MD, PhD, Deputy Section Chief of Emergency Care, Associate Medical Director of Emergency Center (Ad Interim) Associate Professor, Department of General Internal Medicine, Ambulatory Treatment and Emergency Care, Dept of Endocrine Neoplasia & Hormonal Disorders, University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Houston, Texas. Carmen P. Escalante, MD Professor and Chair, Department of General Internal Medicine Ambulatory Treatment and Emergency Care, University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Houston, Texas. Robert F. Gagel, MD, Professor and Division Head, Division of Internal Medicine, University of Texas, M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas.


Preface Section I: General Principles 1: Introduction to the Care of the Cancer Patient 2: Mechanisms of Complications of Malignancy 3: Long-Term Consequences of Cancer Surgery 4: Collateral Damage Associated with Chemotherapy 5: System Sequelae of Bioimmunotherapy 6: Ethical and Legal Issues in the Care of a Cancer Patient Section II: Systemic Symptoms Common in Cancer Patients 7: Cancer-Related Fatigue 8: Cancer Pain 9: Cancer and Depression: Phenomenology and Pathophysiology 10: Sleep Disorders in the Cancer Patient 11: Nausea 12: Fever Section III: Diagnostic Evaluations 13: Imaging 14: Laboratory Investigation Section IV: Infectious Diseases 15: Risk Assessment and the Management of Neutropenia and Fever 16: Bacterial Infectious Disease Issues: Catheter-Related Infections 17: Viral Infections 18: Fungal Infections in Immunocompromised Hosts with Cancer 19: Parasitic Disease Issues in Cancer Patients 20: Mycobacterial Infections in Patients with Cancer Section V: Endocrinologic and Metabolic Disorders 21: Hypercalcemia of Malignancy 22: Endocrine Paraneoplastic Syndromes 23: Endocrine Neoplastic Syndromes 24: Diabetes and the Cancer Patient 25: Obesity and Cancer 26: Thyroid Disorders in Cancer Patients 27: Pituitary and Adrenal Complications in Cancer Patients 28: Hypogonadism and Hormonal Replacement in Men with Cancers Section VI: Disorders of the Digestive Tract and Nutrition 29: Gastroesophageal Issues 30: Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Issues 31: Disorders of the Digestive Tract and Nutrition: Intestinal Issues 32: Graft-vs-Host Disease and Immunologic Complications of Cancer 33: Interventional Gastroenterology 34: Nutritional Issues in Cancer Patients 35: Oral and Orofacial Considerations in Oncology Section VII: Disorders of the Respiratory Tract 36: Upper Airway Problems 37: Pneumonia in Cancer Patients 38: Non-Infectious Pulmonary Problems in the Patient with Cancer 39: Cancer-Related Issues in Mechanical Ventiliation 40: Bronchoscopy and Lung Cancer: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Modalities Section VIII: Neurologic and Psychiatric Disorders 41: Direct Neurologic Complications of Cancer 42: Neurologic Toxicity of Radiotherapy 43: Neurologic Complications of Chemotherapy 44: Paraneoplastic Neurologic Disorders 45: Neuropathic Pain 46: Psychiatric Issues in Oncology Section IX: Nephrologic and Urologic Disorders 47: Renal Failure and Renal Tubular Defects 48: Urinary Tract Infections 49: Urologic Disorders Section X: Disorders of the Cardiovascular System 50: Ischemic Heart Disease in Cancer Patients 51: Cardiac Manifestations of Malignancy 52: The Pericardium in the Cancer Patient 53: Treatment Induced Arrhythmia, Pacemakers, and Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators 54: Congestive Heart Failure 55: Vascular Disease Section XI: Hematologic Disorders 56: Hematologic Complications in Patients with Malignancy Section XII: Musculoskeletal Disorders 57: Rheumatologic Paraneoplastic Syndromes 58: Rheumatologic Issues in Cancer Patients 59: Cancer Rehabilitation Section XIII: Skin Disorders 60: Skin Neoplasms Related to Internal Malignancy 61: Graft-vs-Host Skin Disease 62: Radiation Dermatitis 63: Alopecia 64: Paraneoplastic Dermatoses 65: Cutaneous Reactions to Medications Section XIV: Ophthalmogolic Issues in Cancer Patients 66: Orbital Cellulitis 67: Endogenous Endophthalmitis 68: Occular Side Effects Associated with Chemotherapy 69: Vascular Events, Optic Neuropathies, Paraneoplastic Syndromes, and Visual Loss 70: Metastatic Disease to the Eye and Orbit Section XV: Sexual and Reproductive Disorders 71: Obstetric and Gynecologic Issues 72: Sexual Function Issues 73: Reproductive Issues Section XVI: Special Issues in the Medical Care of Cancer Survivors 74: Life After Cancer 75: Cancer Screening in Cancer Survivors 76: Disturbances of Growth and Pubertal Development in Childhood Cancer Survivors Section XVII: Perioperative Management Issues of Cancer Patients 77: Preoperative Considerations in the Cancer Patient Undergoing Surgery 78: Perioperative Nutritional Issues 79: Perioperative Neurologic Issues 80: Hematologic Issues 81: Prevention of Postoperative Venous Thromboembolism and Perioperative Management of Anticoagulation in the Cancer Patient 82: Surgery in the Patient with Endocrine Disease 83: Perioperative Cardiopulmonary Complications and Consideration in the Cancer Patient 84: Psychosocial Issues Section XVIII: Miscellaneous 85: Emergency Care: Special Considerations in Cancer Patients 86: Geriatric Considerations in the Care of Cancer Patients 87: Integrative Medicine: Complementary and Alternative Therapies 88: Survivorship - A Reversal of Fortune

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  • ISBN13: 9781607950080
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 772
  • ID: 9781607950080
  • ISBN10: 1607950081

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