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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 324 new and published books in the subject of Oncology — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Operative Surgery of the Colon, Rectum and Anus, Sixth Edition

    By P Ronan O'Connell, Robert D. Madoff, Michael Solomon

    The sixth edition of Operative Surgery of the Colon, Rectum and Anus presents the state of the art in colorectal surgery. Edited by world renowned surgeons and with expert chapters from contributors in North America, Europe, and Australasia, the book is essential reading for the experienced surgeon...

    Published May 28th 2015 by CRC Press

  2. Hyperthermia in Oncology

    By Clifford L. K. Pang

    Hyperthermia in oncology is the application of heat to a patient’s body for the purpose of cancer treatment. In recent years, its use has seen rapid development, with a large amount of clinical data becoming available. Hyperthermia in Oncology synthesizes the current research on the topic and...

    Published May 26th 2015 by CRC Press

  3. Ultrasound Imaging and Therapy

    Edited by Aaron Fenster, James C. Lacefield

    Series: Imaging in Medical Diagnosis and Therapy

    Up-to-Date Details on Using Ultrasound Imaging to Help Diagnose Various Diseases Due to improvements in image quality and the reduced cost of advanced features, ultrasound imaging is playing a greater role in the diagnosis and image-guided intervention of a wide range of diseases. Ultrasound...

    Published May 8th 2015 by CRC Press

  4. Risky Genes

    Genetics, Breast Cancer and Jewish Identity

    By Jessica Mozersky

    Series: Genetics and Society

    Ashkenazi Jews have the highest known population risk of carrying specific mutations in the high-risk breast cancer genes, BRCA1 and BRCA2. So what does it mean to be told you have an increased risk of genetic breast cancer because you are of Ashkenazi Jewish origin? In a time of ever-increasing...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Radiotherapy Treatment Planning

    Linear-Quadratic Radiobiology

    By J. Donald Chapman, Alan E. Nahum

    Understand Quantitative Radiobiology from a Radiation Biophysics Perspective In the field of radiobiology, the linear-quadratic (LQ) equation has become the standard for defining radiation-induced cell killing. Radiotherapy Treatment Planning: Linear-Quadratic Radiobiology describes tumor cell...

    Published April 16th 2015 by CRC Press

  6. Engineering Patient Safety in Radiation Oncology

    University of North Carolina’s Pursuit for High Reliability and Value Creation

    By Lawrence Marks, Lukasz Mazur, Bhishamjit Chera, Robert Adams

    Because radiation is a central curative and palliative therapy for many patients, it is essential to have safe and efficient systems for planning and delivering radiation therapy. Factors such as rapid technological advances, financial reorganization, an aging population, and evolving societal...

    Published April 1st 2015 by Productivity Press

  7. Textbook of Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care, Second Edition

    Edited by Eduardo Bruera, Irene Higginson, Charles F von Gunten, Tatsuya Morita

    The second edition of the Textbook of Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care builds upon the strengths of the previous edition, providing an alternative approach to this ever-growing specialty. In the absence of an international curriculum for the study of palliative medicine, this textbook...

    Published January 15th 2015 by CRC Press

  8. Radiosensitizers and Radiochemotherapy in the Treatment of Cancer

    By Shirley Lehnert

    Series: Series in Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering

    Radiosensitizers and Radiochemotherapy in the Treatment of Cancer catalogs and describes the mechanism of action for entities characterized as radiosensitizers. Developments in the biological and physical sciences have introduced new radiosensitizers and defined novel targets for radiosensitization...

    Published December 8th 2014 by CRC Press

  9. Treatment of Cancer Sixth Edition

    Edited by Pat Price, Karol Sikora

    Treatment of Cancer, Sixth Edition is a multi-authored work based on a single theme—the optimal treatment of cancer. A comprehensive guide to modern cancer treatment, it supports an integrated approach to patient care including radiotherapy, chemotherapy and surgery. The sixth edition has been...

    Published October 29th 2014 by CRC Press

  10. Translocations in Solid Tumors

    By Colin S. Cooper

    One of the most fruitful areas of research, as judged by the very large numbers of new cancer genes identified, has been the molecular analysis of recurrent chromosomal translocations. The original concept that gave rise to this book was that key scientists involved in the original isolation of the...

    Published October 13th 2014 by CRC Press