ESMO Handbook of Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment Evaluation
Edited by Hans-Joachim Schmoll, Laura Van't Meer, Jan Vermorken, Dirk Schrijvers
CRC Press – 2009 – 160 pages
An informative handbook on the staging of cancer and the selection and evaluation of cancer treatment. ESMO Handbook on Treatment Evaluation in Cancer is an ideal resource for medical oncologists and those involved in screening and chemotherapy programs.
The text demonstrates how to judge various prognostic and predictive factors, how to determine the relevance of staging, and how to measure patient response for each cancer type.
Written by an international team of experts, this progressive text incorporates the fast-moving world of research into the field of cancer genetics and prevention.
Topics discussed include:
Staging. Role of staging. Methods of staging. Prognosis. Prognostic parameters. Predictive parameters. Response evaluation. Measurable. Non-measurable. Markers. Progression and survival.