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Clinical endocrine oncology

Author: Ian D Hay; J A H Wass
Publisher: Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Pub., 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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The new edition has been fully revised and extended making it the most comprehensive and up-to-date reference available. Written and edited by leading international experts in the field, it sets the standard in multidisciplinary care for patients with endocrine tumors. The book provides specific and detailed guidance on the basic, clinical, investigative and therapeutic processes required for the thorough evaluation  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ian D Hay; J A H Wass
ISBN: 9781405145848 1405145846
OCLC Number: 156994499
Description: xx, 644 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Structure and development of the endocrine system --
Epidemiology of endocrine tumors --
Inherited cancers, genes, and chromosomes --
Hormones, growth factors, and tumor growth --
Genetic counseling and clinical cancer genetics --
Prospects for gene therapy for endocrine malignancies --
Tumor targeting --
Techniques in radiation medicine --
Interventional radiology --
Surgical management of endocrine tumors --
Endocrine tumor markers --
General management of cancer patients --
Assessment of thyroid neoplasia --
Thyroid and parathyroid imaging --
Pathogenesis of thyroid cancer --
Papillary thyroid carcinoma --
Follicular thyroid carcinoma --
Anaplastic thyroid carcinoma --
Thyroid lymphoma --
Radiation-induced thyroid tumors --
Parathyroid adenomas and hyperplasia --
Parathyroid carcinoma --
Molecular pathogenesis of pituitary adenomas --
Functional assessment of the pituitary --
Imaging of the pituitary and hypothalamus --
Pathology of tumors of the pituitary --
Surgery for pituitary tumors --
Pituitary radiotherapy --
Prolactinomas --
Acromegaly --
Cushing's disease --
Non-functioning pituitary adenomas and gonadotropinomas --
Thyrotropinomas --
Pituitary carcinoma --
Pituitary incidentalomas --
Craniopharyngioma --
Benign cysts: Rathke's cleft cysts, mucoceles, arachnoid cysts, and dermoid and epidermoid cysts --
Hypothalamic hamartomas and gangliocytomas --
Cranial ependymoma --
Perisellar tumors including chordoma, optic nerve glioma, meningioma, hemangiopericytoma, and glomus tumors --
Pineal tumors: germinomas and non-germinomatous germ cell tumors --
Cavernous sinus hemangiomas --
Langerhans' cell histiocytosis --
Pituitary and hypothalamic sarcoidosis --
Imaging of the adrenal glands --
Pheochromocytoma --
Peripheral neuroblastic tumors. Primary hyperaldosteronism --
Adrenal causes of Cushing's syndrome --
Adrenal incidentalomas --
Androgen-secreting tumors --
Functional ovarian tumors --
Endocrine aspects of ovarian tumors --
Testicular germ cell cancers --
Neoplasia and intersex states --
Gestational trophoblastic neoplasia --
Classification of neuroendocrine tumors --
Imaging of gastrointestinal neuroendocrine tumors --
Insulinomas and hypoglycemia --
Gastrinomas (Zollinger-Ellison syndrome) --
VIPomas --
Glucagonomas --
Somatostatinomas --
Lung and thymic neuroendocrine tumors --
Carcinoid syndrome --
Appendiceal and hindgut carcinoids --
Chemotherapy for neuroendocrine tumors --
Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN 1) --
Medullary thyroid carcinoma and associated multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2 --
von hippel-lindau disease --
Neurofibromatosis type 1 --
Carney complex --
McCune-Albright syndrome --
Cowden syndrome --
Paraneoplastic syndromes --
Syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secrection --
Hypercalcemia of malignancy --
Syndrome of ectopic ACTH secrection --
Insulin-like growth factors and tumor hypoglycemia --
Metastatic and other extraneous neoplasms in endocrine organs --
Endocrine late effects of cancer therapy --
Endocrine-responsive tumors: prostate cancer --
Endocrine therapy in breast cancer management --
Female reproductive hormone therapy: risks and benefits.
Responsibility: edited by Ian D. Hay, John A.H. Wass ; foreword by Anthony P. Weetman.
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Clinical Endocrine Oncology Second Edition Edited by Ian D. Hay, BSc, MB, PhD, FACE, FACP, FRCP, FRCPI (Hon) Professor of Medicine and Dr R.F. Emslander Professor of Endocrinology Research, Mayo  Read more...

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