Lung Cancer 4th Edition PDF
Lung cancer has long been the number-one cause of death from cancerevery year and the third most frequently diagnosed after breast andprostate cancers. In 2010, about 15% of all cancer diagnoses and30% of all cancer deaths were due to lung cancer. Needless to say,there is a great need for more rapid advancements in diagnosis andtreatment of this devastating disease.
Here is the comprehensively revised, updated, and expandededition of the well-established, evidence-based reference book thatdeals with the most recent advances in lung cancer prevention,screening, diagnosis, research, and treatment for the clinician.Edited and authored by leading authorities in the field, thisFourth Edition of the highly regarded Lung Cancer is betterthan ever –featuring nine new chapters along with sevenre-formatted ones that are nearly brand new in content andapproach. It covers Smoking Prevention and Cessation; MolecularProfiling; Somatic Genome Alterations in Human Lung Cancers;Management of Multi-Focal Bronchioloalveolar Carcinoma (BAC);Primary Tracheal Tumors; Predictive Tumor Biomarkers for EGFRInhibitors; Non-Small Cell and Small-Cell Lung Carcinoma; andmore.
This Fourth Edition of Lung Cancer:
Provides the very latest research in the identification ofbiomarkers to predict a high risk for developing lung cancer– vital for implementing screening, diagnosis, and preventionstrategies
Presents the newest lung cancer staging system, as well asupdated and cutting-edge surgical and radiation therapy techniquesthat make local tumor control more effective and less invasivewhile sparing normal tissues
Discusses combined modality therapy and new chemotherapeuticagents which are yielding higher response rates and improvedsurvival when used in the adjuvant setting or concurrent withhighly sophisticated radiation or proton treatment
Offers novel and emergent approaches to preventative,diagnostic, and therapeutic modalities with an emphasis on the bestevidence available from the latest studies and clinical trials
With almost half of the revised and updated content being brandnew, Lung Cancer, Fourth Edition, is an important and vitalresource for all medical professionals and students involved in thecare and treatment of those struck with this catastrophicillness.