Principles and Practice of Lung Cancer: The Official Reference Text of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC)

Publication Year: 2010

Edition: 4th Ed.

Authors/Editor: Pass, Harvey I.; Carbone, David P.; Johnson David H.; Minna, John D.; Scagliotti, Giorgio V.; Turrisi III, Andrew T.

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)

ISBN: 978-0-78-177365-2

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Thoroughly revised and updated, this fourth edition is the most comprehensive, current reference on lung cancer, with contributions from the world's foremost surgeons, radiation oncologists, medical oncologists, pulmonologists, and basic scientists.

Coverage includes complete information on combined modality treatments for small cell and non-small cell lung cancer and on complications of treatment and management of metastases. Emphasis is also given to early detection, screening, prevention, and new imaging techniques.

This fourth edition has expanded thoracic oncology chapters including thymus, mesothelioma, and mediastinal tumors, more detailed discussion of targeted agents, and state-of-the-art information on newer techniques in radiotherapy. Other highlights include more international contributors and greater discussion of changes in lung cancer management in each region of the world.

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Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Pass, Harvey I.; Carbone, David P.; Johnson David H.; Minna, John D.; Scagliotti, Giorgio V.; Turrisi III, Andrew T.
ISBN: 978-0-78-177365-2
Specialty:
Pulmonary Medicine
Occupational & Environmental Medicine
Internal Medicine
Radiology
Oncology
Surgery
Pathology
Language: English
Edition: 4th Ed.
Pages: 1040
Illustrations: 330
Year: 2010

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