Publication Year: 2015
Edition: 2nd Ed.
Authors/Editor: Todd III, Robert F.; Cooney, Kathleen A.; Hayes, Teresa G.; Mims, Martha Pritchett; Worden, Francis P.
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Culling the knowledge and expertise of respected oncology specialists, this is a concise yet comprehensive review of all areas of oncology practice for medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, and pathologists both students and practitioners.
The second edition of Tumor Board Review has been thoroughly revised to encompass recent scientific advances in assessment and treatment, new clinical guidelines, and new FDA-approved drugs and indications. It also contains approximately 250 multiple-choice questions and answers to assist readers in testing their knowledge, especially those preparing for the MOC exam.
The book features case presentations and evidence-based management discussions that clearly demonstrate how to apply new information in daily practice. In a consistent format, each chapter addresses epidemiology, risk factors, natural history, and pathology of each major organ-specific tumor type an abbreviated display of relevant staging and several tumor board style illustrative patient case studies. This is followed by an evidence-based case discussion, which reinforces current guidelines and explains the rationale for the diagnostic and therapeutic steps taken. Algorithms and decision-tree graphics further illuminate the decision process.
- Presents the most recent guidelines and management standards in user-friendly format
- Focuses on current indications, use of new drugs, and new treatment of side effects
- Includes new FDA-approved drugs and guidelines
- Offers approximately 250 multiple-choice questions and answers