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Withrow and MacEwen's Small Animal Clinical Oncology

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ISBN-10: 1437723624

ISBN-13: 9781437723625

Edition: 5th 2013

Authors: Stephen J. Withrow, Rodney Page, David M. Vail

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With a unique focus on the most effective interventional techniques, Withrow & MacEwen's Small Animal Clinical Oncology, 5th Edition tells the full story of cancer in dogs and cats - what it is, how to diagnose it, and how to treat many of the most common cancers encountered in clinical practice. Nearly 500 color photographs, diagrams, x-rays, and gross views depict the clinical manifestations of various cancers. This edition covers the latest advances in clinical oncology, including chemotherapy, surgical oncology, and diagnostic techniques. With contributions from 65 veterinary oncology experts, this authoritative reference is a must-have for current, evidence-based therapeutic strategies on canine and feline oncology.Cutting-edge information on the complications of cancer, pain management, and the latest treatment modalities prepares you to diagnose and treat pets with cancer rather than refer cases to a specialist.A consistent format for chapters on body system tumors includes coverage of incidence and risk factors, pathology, natural behavior of tumors, history and clinical signs, diagnostic techniques and workup, treatment options, and prognosis for specific malignancies. A systems approach to the diagnosis and management of cancer facilitates access to information about the many malignancies affecting small animal patients. Nearly 500 color images provide accurate depictions of specific diseases and procedures.Helpful drug formularies provide quick access to information on indications, toxicities, and recommended dosages for chemotherapeutic and analgesic drugs used in cancer treatment.Expert contributors provide in-depth coverage of the most current information in his or her respective specialty in veterinary oncology.Chemotherapy protocols are included when case studies prove clinical efficacy.Discussion of compassion and supportive care for the management of pain, nutritional needs, and grief includes methods for handling the pet's pain and nutritional complications as well as the pet owner's grief when treatment is not successful.Thoroughly UPDATED chapters cover the most recent changes in the clinical management of melanoma, mast cell tumors, tumors of the skeletal system, tumors of the endocrine system, tumors of the mammary gland, urinary cancers, nervous system cancers, lymphoma, and histiocytic diseases.NEW Clinical Trials and Developmental Therapeutics chapter discusses the various phases of clinical trials as well as current challenges and opportunities in oncology drug development.NEW! A focus on the best recommended treatment options highlights therapeutic strategies that have been vetted by veterinary oncology experts.NEW co-author Dr. Rodney L. Page adds his valuable perspective, expertise, and research experience.
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Book details

List price: $138.00
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 11/13/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 768
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 4.906
Language: English

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Why Worry About Cancer in Pets?
The Biology And Pathogenesis Of Cancer
The Etiology of Cancer
Genetic Factors
Chemical, Physical, and Hormonal
Cancer-Causing Viruses
Tumor Biology and Metastasis
The Pathology of Neoplasia
The Epidemiology and Incidence of Cancer
Paraneoplastic Syndromes
Diagnostic Procedures For The Cancer Patient
Diagnostic Imaging in Oncology
Diagnostic Cytology in Clinical Oncology
Molecular Diagnostics
Biopsy Principles and Staging
Therapeutic Modalities For The Cancer Patient
Surgical Oncology
Cancer Chemotherapy
Radiation Therapy
Immunotherapy of Cancer
Molecular/Targeted Therapy of Cancer
Gene Therapy for Cancer
Signal Transduction and Cancer
Anti-angiogenic & Metronomic Treatment
Emerging Therapeutics
Miscellaneous Treatments for Solid Tumors
Management of Chronic Cancer Pain
Nutritional Management of the Cancer Patient
Client Grief Support
Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Patients with Cancer
Clinical Trials NEW!
Specific Malignancies In The Small Animal Patient
Tumors of the Skin and Subcutaneous Tissues
Melanoma NEW!
Mast Cell Tumors
Soft Tissue Sarcomas
Cancer of the Gastrointestinal Tract
Oral Tumors
Salivary Glanc Cancer
Esophageal Cancer
Exocrine Pancreatic Cancer
Gastric Cancer
Hepatobiliary Tumors
Intestinal Tumors
Perianal Tumors
Tumors of the Respiratory System
Cancer of the Nasal Planum
Canine Nasosinal Tumors
Cancer of the Larynx and Trachea
Pulmonary Neoplasia
Tumors of the Skeletal System
Tumors of the Endocrine System
Tumors of the Female Reproductive System
Tumors of the Mammary Gland
Tumors of the Male Reproductive System
Tumors of the Urinary System
Tumors of the Nervous System
Ocular Tumors
Hematopoietic Tumors
Canine Lymphoma and Lymphoid Leukemia
Feline Lymphoma and Leukemia
Canine Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Chronic Myeloproliferative Diseases, and Myelodysplasia
Plasma Cell Neoplasms
Miscellaneous Tumors
Canine Transmissible Venereal Tumor
Neoplasia of the Heart
Histiocytic Diseases