Head and Neck Cancer Recurrence: Evidence-based, Multidisciplinary Management, 1e
by Hisham M. Mehanna, K. Kian Ang
- Hardcover: 316 pages
- Publisher: TPS; 1 edition (December 12, 2012)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 3131473916
- ISBN-13: 978-3131473912
- Amazon Price: $199.99
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- Format: Original Publisher PDF
- File Size: 177.8 MB
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Despite significant progress in the treatment of head and
neck cancer using new techniques, including organ preservation strategies,
recurrence still occurs in up to 50% of patients with locally advanced disease.
Head and Neck Cancer Recurrence is the first comprehensive,
evidence-based reference on this complex condition, providing state-of-the-art
strategies for treating and managing recurrence at each site within the head and
neck. With this book at hand, specialists will have guidelines for detecting the
presence of a tumor, evaluating the extent and likelihood of successful salvage,
determining the most effective treatment modalities, and assessing the potential
impact on outcome and function.
Special features:Brings together all the current evidence and expertise
on the epidemiology, risk factors, clinical and imaging evaluation, and
management of recurrent head and neck cancer tumorsIncludes both curative
and palliative approaches, and discusses surgical, radiotherapeutic, and
chemotherapeutic strategic options Contains substantial contributions by
specialists in speech and language therapy, palliative care, psychology,
epidemiology, and clinical cancer nursing to provide a holistic,
multidisciplinary approach to the management of recurrence of head and neck
cancers Brings the decision-making process to life with illustrative case
studies that contain patient histories, clinical findings, treatment
planning, and documented results
The combination of the most recent clinical advances with the latest thinking
in the field makes this book an essential resource for all head and neck
surgeons, clinical oncologists, radiation oncologists, nurse practitioners,
allied health professionals and senior trainees working to improve patient
management and outcomes in this challenging arena.