Lung Cancer 1
ISBN/ASIN: 9789400982093,9789400982079,9024724082,9024724619,9024724260 | 1981 | English | pdf | 331/317 pages | 14.1 Mb
Publisher: Springer Netherlands | Author: Theodore L. McLemore, R. Russell Martin (auth.), R. B. Livingston (eds.) | Edition: 1
Where do you begin to look for arecent, authoritative article on the diagnosis or management of a particular malignancy? The few general onco logy textbooks are generally out of date. Single papers in specialized journals are informative but seldom comprehensive; these are more often preliminary reports on a very limited number of patients. Certain general journals fre quently publish good in-depth reviews of cancer topics, and published sym posium lectures are often the best overviews available. Unfortunately, these reviews and supplements appear sporadically, and the reader can never be sure when a topic of special interest will be covered. Cancer Treatment and Research is aseries of authoritative volumes which aim to meet this need. It is an attempt to establish a critical mass of oncology literature covering virtually all oncology topics, revised frequently to keep the coverage up to date, easily available on a single library shelf or by a single personal subscription. Wehave approached the problem in the following fashion. First, by divid ing the oncology literature into specific subdivisions such as lung cancer, genitourinary cancer, supportive care, etc. Second, by asking eminent autho rities in each of these areas to edit a volume on the specific topic on an annual or biannual basis. Each topic and tumor type is covered in a volume appearing frequently and predictably, discussing current diagnosis, staging, markers, all forms of treatment modalities, basic biology, and more.
Lung Cancer 1