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Author Houtte, P.

Title Progress and Perspective in the Treatment of Lung Cancer [electronic resource] / edited by P. Houtte, J. Klastersky, P. Rocmans.

Published Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 1999.


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Physical description 1 online resource (x, 280 pages 56 illustrations, 3 illustrations in color.).
Series Medical Radiology, Diagnostic Imaging and Radiation Oncology, 0942-5373
Medical Radiology, Diagnostic Imaging and Radiation Oncology.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Ch. 1. Prognostic factors: from clinical parameters to new biological markers-- Ch. 2. Radiological evaluation of intrathoracic extension and resectability of non-small cell lung cancer-- Ch. 3. Positron emission tomography: a new tool in diagnosing staging and treatment monitoring of lung cancer-- Ch. 4. Exclusive surgery for stage III disease: Is it still ethical?-- Ch. 5. Induction chemotherapy with or without radiotherapy followed by surgery in non-small cell lung cancer-- Ch. 6. Adjuvant treatment in non-small cell lung cancer.
Ch. 7. Induction or concurrent chemotherapy and radiation therapy for locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer-- Ch. 8. Exclusive radiotherapy for NSC lung cancer-- Ch. 9. Three-dimensional conformal radiotherapy in treatment of bronchogenic carcinoma-- Ch. 10. Endoluminal brachytherapy: a curative modality?-- Ch. 11. Integration of radiation therapy and chemotherapy for small cell lung cancer-- Ch. 12. The role of prophylactic cranial irradiation: benefits and late effects-- Ch. 13. Fractionation as a biological dose modifier.
Ch. 14. Biochemical and biological dose modifiers for irradiation of lung cancers-- Ch. 15. Intraoperative radiotherapy for lung cancer-- Ch. 16. Should all stage IV non-small cell lung cancer be treated palliatively?-- Ch. 17. Intensive therapy of small cell lung cancer: a review of recently published data-- Ch. 18. Best supportive care or chemotherapy for stage IV non-small cell lung cancer-- Ch. 19. Do we have the real tools to evaluate lung radiotoxicity?-- Ch. 20. Treatment indications and clinical target volume.
Ch. 21. Radiotherapy and the challenge of palliation-- Ch. 22. New drugs in lung cancer-- Ch. 23. Supportive treatment in the management of lung cancer.
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Summary This volume documents the progress that has been made in the treatment of lung cancer, examining in detail the applicability and use of the various therapeutic modalities. Emphasis is placed on the benefits of a multimodality approach to lung cancer, and the editors have sought to achieve a balance between the perspectives offered by US and European authors. The comprehensive coverage of the subject and the expertise of the authors ensure that the volume will be of widest interest.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
System notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Processing Action digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda MiAaHDL
Other author Klastersky, J.
Rocmans, P.
Subject Medicine.
Radiology, Medical.
Electronic books.
Variant Title With contributions by numerous experts
ISBN 9783642598241 (electronic bk.)
3642598242 (electronic bk.)
3540625488 (alk. paper)
9783540625483 (alk. paper)