Publication Year: 2012
Authors/Editor: Argiris, Athanassios; Abraham, Jame
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 80
With contributions from internationally recognized experts, Lung Cancer details the current management of lung cancer and reviews new therapies in development for lung cancer, with an emphasis on therapeutic exploitation of the heterogeneous nature of lung tumors at the molecular level.
Coverage includes discussion of multiple new agents that have been shown to impact overall survival as well as articles covering molecular biology of lung cancer, chemotherapy regimens for lung cancer, the emergence of maintenance therapy, the complexity of radiotherapy in the chest, the impact of adjuvant chemotherapy for resected non-small cell lung cancer, surgical considerations for early-stage lung cancer, and more. This book is a valuable tool for clinicians, nurses, researchers, medical students, residents, and fellows.