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Thyroid cancer : a comprehensive guide to clinical management

Author: L Wartofsky
Publisher: Totowa, N.J. : Humana Press, ©2000.
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Focusing on thyroid cancer, this work describes the most up-to-date methods for diagnosis and discusses optimal treatment strategies.

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Thyroid cancer.
Totowa, N.J. : Humana Press, ©2000
(OCoLC)607384693
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: L Wartofsky
ISBN: 0896034291 9780896034297
OCLC Number: 40964853
Description: xx, 515 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Part I. The Thyroid Nodule. The Thyroid Nodule: Pathogenesis, Evaluation, and Risk of Malignancy, Leonard Wartofsky. Nonisotopic Imaging of the Neck in Patients with Thyroid Nodules or Cancer, Manfred Blum. The Thyroid Nodule: Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy, Yolanda C. Oertel. The Thyroid Nodule: Medical Management, Leonard Wartofsky. Thyroid Nodules and Cancer Risk: Surgical Management, Orlo H. Clark. Part II. Thyroid Cancer: General Considerations. Molecular Pathogenesis of Thyroid Cancer, James Figge. Epidemiology of Thyroid Cancer, James Figge. Radiation and Thyroid Cancer, James Figge, Timothy Jennings, and Gregory Gerasimov. Classification of Thyroid Malignancies, James Oertel and Yolanda Oertel. Thyroid Cancer in Children and Adolescents, Merrily Poth. Immunologic Aspects of Thyroid Follicular Neoplasms, James R. Baker, Jr. Radioiodine Therapy of Thyroid Cancer: General Considerations-I, Gerald Johnston and Diane Sweeney. Radioiodine Therapy of Thyroid Cancer: General Considerations-II Side Effects of Radioiodine Therapy for Thyroid Cancer, Diane Sweeney and Gerald Johnston. Recombinant Human Thyrotropin, Matthew D. Ringel. Chemotherapy for Thyroid Cancer, Lawrence S. Lessin and Myo Min. Part III. Differentiated Tumors of the Thyroid Gland: A. Papillary Carcinoma. Papillary Carcinoma: Clinical Aspects, Leonard Wartofsky. Papillary Carcinoma: Cytology and Pathology, James Oertel and Yolanda Oertel. Surgical Approach to Papillary Carcinoma, Orlo H. Clark. Differentiated Thyroid Carcinoma: Radioiodine Therapy-I, Gerald Johnston and Diane Sweeney. Chemotherapy of Differentiated (Papillary or Follicular) Thyroid Carcinoma, Lawrence S. Lessin and Myo Min. Management of Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma: External Radiation Therapy, Robert L. White. Papillary Thyroid Cancer: Follow-Up, Henry B. Burch. Radioiodine Treatment of Thyroid Cancer-II: Maximizing Therapeutic and Diagnostic 131I Uptake, Diane Sweeney and Gerald Johnston. An Approach to the Management of Patients with Scan Negative, Thyroglobulin Positive, Differentiated Thyroid Cancer: Alternative Imaging Procedures, Leonard Wartofsky. Papillary Thyroid Cancer: Prognosis, Henry B. Burch. Papillary Cancer: Special Aspects in Children, Merrily Poth. Part IV. Differentiated Tumors of the Thyroid Gland: B. Follicular Carcinoma. Follicular Thyroid Carcinoma: Clinical Aspects, Leonard Wartofsky. Pathology of Follicular Cancer, James Oertel and Yolanda Oertel. Surgical Management of Follicular Cancer, Orlo H. Clark. Follicular Carcinoma of the Thyroid: External Radiation Therapy, Robert L. White and Leonard Wartofsky. Follicular Thyroid Cancer: Follow-Up, Henry B. Burch. Follicular Thyroid Cancer: Prognosis, Henry B. Burch. Follicular Thyroid Cancer: Special Aspects in Children and Adolescents, Merrily Poth. Part V. Undifferentiated Cancers: A. Anaplastic Carcinoma. Anaplastic Carcinoma: Clinical Aspects, Steven I. Sherman. Anaplastic Carcinoma: Pathology, James Oertel and Yolanda Oertel. Anaplastic Carcinoma Management: Surgery, Orlo H. Clark. Chemotherapy of Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer, Lawrence S. Lessin and Myo Min. Management of Anaplastic Carcinoma: External Radiation Therapy, Robert L. White and Leonard Wartofsky. Anaplastic Carcinoma: Prognosis, Steven I. Sherman. Part VI. Undifferentiated Cancers: B. Lymphoma. Thyroid Lymphoma, Steven I. Sherman. Thyroid Lymphoma: Pathology, James Oertel and Yolanda Oertel. Part VII. Undifferentiated Cancers: C. Medullary Carcinoma. Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma, Douglas W. Ball. Medullary Thyroid Cancer: Pathology, James Oertel and Yolanda Oertel. Medullary Carcinoma of the Thyroid: Nuclear Medicine Imaging and Treatment, Diane Sweeney and Gerald Johnston. Management of Medullary Carcinoma of the Thyroid: Surgery, Orlo H. Clark. Medullary Carcinoma Management: External Radiation Therapy, Robert L. White and Leonard Wartofsky. Medullary Carcinoma of the Thyroid: Chemotherapy, Lawrence S. Lessin and Myo Min. Part VIII. Miscellaneous and Unusual Cancers of the Thyroid. Pathology of Miscellaneous and Unusual Cancers of the Thyroid, James Oertel and Yolanda Oertel. Clinical Aspects of Miscellaneous and Unusual Types of Thyroid Cancers, Matthew D. Ringel, Kenneth D. Burman, and Barry M. Shmookler. Part IX. Future Directions. Thyroid Cancer: DNA Ploidy, Tumor Markers, and Cancer-Causing Genes, Michael McDermott. New Approaches to Chemotherapy for Thyroid Cancer, Lawrence S. Lessin and Myo Min. Advances in Radiotherapy For Thyroid Cancer, Robert L. White. Index.
Responsibility: edited by Leonard Wartofsky ; foreword by Ernest L. Mazzaferri.

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