This book is a comprehensive guide to the principles and practice of cancer management. Beginning with an introduction to medical oncology and its management, the following sections examine common types of cancer and their chemo- and radiation therapies. More than 200 images and illustrations are included to assist understanding.
Mirza Qaiser Baig MOBC MD Assistant Professor and Head, Radiation Oncology Division, Department of Radiotherapy, BRD Medical College, Gorakhpur, UP, India
Section-A: Medical Oncology. 1. Concepts of Cancer Chemotherapy 2. Chemotherapeutic Drugs 4. New Hope with Gene Therapy 5. Side Effects of Chemotherapy 6. Hormone Treatment in Cancer Section-B: General Management in Oncology. 7. Management of Cancer Pain 8. Management of Anemia 9. Management of Bleeding in Cancer Patient's 10. Role of Steroids in Cancer 11. Role of Antacids Section-C: Common Cancer and its Management. 12. Management of Cervical Cancer 13. Breast Cancer Management 14. Palliative Treatment in Breast Cancer 15. Head and Neck Cancer 16. Ovarian Cancer 17. Endometrial Cancer 18. Hodgkin's Lymphoma 19. Non-Hodgkin's 20. Gallbladder Cancer 21. Lung Cancer 22. Carcinoma Larynx 23. Nasopharynx Carcinoma (NPC) 24. Thyroid Cancer 25. Leukemia. 26. Neuroendocrine Tumor Section-D: Radiation Oncology 27. Radioactivity 28. Measurement of X-ray 29. Principles of Radiation Therapy 30. Time, Dose and Fractionation in Radiotherapy 31. Effects of Radiation on Normal Human Tissue 32. Latest Radiotherapy Technique 33. Imaging in Oncology 34. Radiation Oncologist with Benign Tumors Bibliography Index