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)
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.