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Title Cancer of the skin / editors, Vincent T. DeVita, Jr., Theodore S. Lawrence, Steven A. Rosenberg ; contributors, Gregory P. Adams [and ninety-eight others].

Publication Info. Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins/Wolters Kluwer, 2016.


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Note Print version record.
"From Cancer: principles & practice of oncology, 10th edition."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part I: Principles of oncology. The cancer genome -- Hallmarks of cancer: an organizing principle for cancer medicine -- Molecular methods in cancer -- Part II: Etiology and epidemiology of cancer. Tobacco -- Oncogenic viruses -- Inflammation -- Chemical factors -- Physical factors -- Dietary factors -- Obesity and physical activity -- Section 2: Epidemiology of cancer. Epidemiologic methods -- Trends in United States cancer mortality -- Part III: Cancer therapeutics. Essentials of radiation therapy -- Cancer immunotherapy -- Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of anticancer drugs -- Pharmacogenomics -- Alkylating agents -- Platinum analogs -- Antimetabolites -- Topoisomerase interactive agents -- Antimicrotubule agents -- Kinase inhibitors as anticancer drugs -- Histone deacetylase inhibitors and demethylating agents -- Proteasome inhibitors -- Poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase inhibitors -- Miscellaneous chemotherapeutic agents -- Hormonal agents -- Antiangiogenesis agents -- Monoclonal antibodies -- Assessment of clinical response -- Part IV: Cancer prevention and screening. Tobacco use and the cancer patient -- Role of surgery in cancer prevention -- Cancer risk-reducing agents -- Cancer screening -- Genetic counseling -- Part V: Cancer of the skin. Cancer of the skin -- Molecular biology of cutaneous melanoma -- Cutaneous melanoma -- Genetic testing in skin cancer.
Summary "Selected from the world's leading comprehensive cancer textbook, this tightly focused resource provides you with the practical, cutting-edge information you need to provide the best cancer care to each patient. Cancer of the Skin: Cancer: Principles & Practice of Oncology, 10th Edition, offers a comprehensive and balanced view of this rapidly changing field, meeting the needs of oncology/hematology practitioners, fellows, and others who need an in-depth understanding of skin cancers. The print reference gives you the solid, dependable guidance you have come to expect from this outstanding title, and the Inkling version features new quarterly updates written by a team of experts selected by the authors. Delivers focused, comprehensive information on cancer of the skin drawn from the world's leading cancer textbook, DeVita, Hellman, and Rosenberg's Cancer: Principles & Practice of Oncology"--Publisher's description.
Subject Skin -- Cancer.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
Cancer. (OCoLC)fst00845317
Oncology. (OCoLC)fst01045739
Skin -- Cancer. (OCoLC)fst01120055
Skin Neoplasms.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author DeVita, Vincent T., Jr., 1935- editor.
Lawrence, Theodore S., editor.
Rosenberg, Steven A., editor.
Cover Title Cancer : principles & practice of oncology
Added Title Abridgement of (expression): Devita, Hellman and Rosenberg's cancer. 10th ed.
Other Form: Print version: Cancer of the skin. Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer, [2016] 9781496333933 (DLC) 2015031785 (OCoLC)919068243
ISBN 9781496337979 (electronic bk.)
1496337972 (electronic bk.)
9781496333933 (alk. paper)
1496333934 (alk. paper)
Standard No. CHBIS 011124700
CHVBK 507326385

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