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Handbook of advanced cancer care / edited by Michael J. Fisch and Eduardo Bruera.

Contributor(s): Fisch, Michael J, 1964- | Bruera, Eduardo.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 2003Description: xxi, 510 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 0521010438 (pbk.); 9780521010436 (pbk.).Other title: Advanced cancer care.Subject(s): Cancer -- Palliative treatment -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Terminal care -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Cancer -- Nursing -- Handbooks, manuals, etcDDC classification: 616.99/406 Other classification: 44.81
Contents:
Ch. 1. Principles of diagnosis and staging -- Ch. 2. Principles of palliative chemotherapy -- Ch. 3. Principles of palliative surgery -- Ch. 4. Radiotherapy for palliation of symptoms -- Ch. 5. ABCs of clinical trials -- Ch. 6. Principles of cancer rehabilitation -- Ch. 7. Principles of palliative nursing -- Ch. 8. Ethics of decision making towards the end of life -- Ch. 9. Breaking bad news -- Ch. 10. The use of complementary/alternative medicine -- Ch. 11. Understanding "hospice" -- Ch. 12. Practical aspects of home care -- Ch. 13. Cultural differences in advanced cancer care -- Ch. 14. Implementing social services -- Ch. 15. Pastoral care -- Ch. 16. Bereavement -- Ch. 17. Lung cancer -- Ch. 18. Breast cancer -- Ch. 19. Colorectal cancer -- Ch. 20. Prostate cancer -- Ch. 21. Pancreatic and hepatobiliary cancer -- Ch. 22. Anal cancer -- Ch. 23. Esophageal and gastric cancer -- Ch. 24. Head and neck cancer -- Ch. 25. Kidney cancer -- Ch. 26. Bladder cancer -- Ch. 27. Ovarian cancer -- Ch. 28. Gynecologic malignancies: endometrial and cervical carcinoma -- Ch. 29. Testicular cancer -- Ch. 30. Unknown primary site cancer -- Ch. 31. Mesothelioma -- Ch. 32. Adult soft tissue sarcoma -- Ch. 33. Osteosarcoma and Ewing's sarcoma -- Ch. 34. Melanoma -- Ch. 35. Primary brain tumors -- Ch. 36. Thyroid and adrenal cancer -- Ch. 37. HIV-related cancer -- Ch. 38. Hodgkin's and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma -- Ch. 39. Leukemia, myelodysplastic syndrome and myeloproliferative disorder -- Ch. 40. Multiple myeloma -- Ch. 41. Assessment of pain -- Ch. 42. Drugs for managing cancer pain -- Ch. 43. Difficult pain management problems -- Ch. 44. Dyspnea -- Ch. 45. Loss of appetite and weight.
Ch. 46. Fatigue -- Ch. 47. Depression and anxiety -- Ch. 48. Delirium -- Ch. 49. Constipation -- Ch. 50. Palliation of fever and sweats: the heat is on! -- Ch. 51. Bleeding in advanced cancer patients -- Ch. 52. Thrombosis -- Ch. 53. Hypercalcemia of malignancy -- Ch. 54. Lymphedema -- Ch. 55. Wound care of the advanced cancer patient -- Ch. 56. Infections in patients with advanced cancer -- Ch. 57. Urogenital complications -- Ch. 58. Brain metastases -- Ch. 59. Bowel obstruction -- Ch. 60. Bone metastases -- Ch. 61. Meningeal cancer -- Ch. 62. Pleural and pericardial effusions -- Ch. 63. Superior vena cava syndrome -- Ch. 64. Chronic nausea.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Ch. 1. Principles of diagnosis and staging -- Ch. 2. Principles of palliative chemotherapy -- Ch. 3. Principles of palliative surgery -- Ch. 4. Radiotherapy for palliation of symptoms -- Ch. 5. ABCs of clinical trials -- Ch. 6. Principles of cancer rehabilitation -- Ch. 7. Principles of palliative nursing -- Ch. 8. Ethics of decision making towards the end of life -- Ch. 9. Breaking bad news -- Ch. 10. The use of complementary/alternative medicine -- Ch. 11. Understanding "hospice" -- Ch. 12. Practical aspects of home care -- Ch. 13. Cultural differences in advanced cancer care -- Ch. 14. Implementing social services -- Ch. 15. Pastoral care -- Ch. 16. Bereavement -- Ch. 17. Lung cancer -- Ch. 18. Breast cancer -- Ch. 19. Colorectal cancer -- Ch. 20. Prostate cancer -- Ch. 21. Pancreatic and hepatobiliary cancer -- Ch. 22. Anal cancer -- Ch. 23. Esophageal and gastric cancer -- Ch. 24. Head and neck cancer -- Ch. 25. Kidney cancer -- Ch. 26. Bladder cancer -- Ch. 27. Ovarian cancer -- Ch. 28. Gynecologic malignancies: endometrial and cervical carcinoma -- Ch. 29. Testicular cancer -- Ch. 30. Unknown primary site cancer -- Ch. 31. Mesothelioma -- Ch. 32. Adult soft tissue sarcoma -- Ch. 33. Osteosarcoma and Ewing's sarcoma -- Ch. 34. Melanoma -- Ch. 35. Primary brain tumors -- Ch. 36. Thyroid and adrenal cancer -- Ch. 37. HIV-related cancer -- Ch. 38. Hodgkin's and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma -- Ch. 39. Leukemia, myelodysplastic syndrome and myeloproliferative disorder -- Ch. 40. Multiple myeloma -- Ch. 41. Assessment of pain -- Ch. 42. Drugs for managing cancer pain -- Ch. 43. Difficult pain management problems -- Ch. 44. Dyspnea -- Ch. 45. Loss of appetite and weight.

Ch. 46. Fatigue -- Ch. 47. Depression and anxiety -- Ch. 48. Delirium -- Ch. 49. Constipation -- Ch. 50. Palliation of fever and sweats: the heat is on! -- Ch. 51. Bleeding in advanced cancer patients -- Ch. 52. Thrombosis -- Ch. 53. Hypercalcemia of malignancy -- Ch. 54. Lymphedema -- Ch. 55. Wound care of the advanced cancer patient -- Ch. 56. Infections in patients with advanced cancer -- Ch. 57. Urogenital complications -- Ch. 58. Brain metastases -- Ch. 59. Bowel obstruction -- Ch. 60. Bone metastases -- Ch. 61. Meningeal cancer -- Ch. 62. Pleural and pericardial effusions -- Ch. 63. Superior vena cava syndrome -- Ch. 64. Chronic nausea.

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Dr Michael J. Fisch is Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center <br> Dr Eduardo Bruera is Professor and Chair of the Department of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

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