Head and Neck Cancer: A Multidisciplinary Approach, 7th Edition

  • Louis B. Harrison
  • Published By: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • ISBN-10: 1469830906
  • ISBN-13: 9781469830902
  • DDC: 616.99
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 992 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released January 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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Head And Neck Cancer is the first, truly multi-disciplinary book in this field. The focus is the 2-part approach that any physician treating these patients must follow: maximize the chance for a cure while maintaining a strong emphasis on quality of life. Although the overall incidence of head and neck cancer is not as great as breast or lung, it is a very devastating form of cancer which has tremendous implications not only on the overall health of the patient, but on his or her appearance and quality of life. The book is a comprehensive textbook that crossed all disciplines and represented a wide spectrum of specialists throughout the country, including surgical, radiation and medical oncologists, as well as dentists, pathologists, radiologists and nurses. The contributor list represents the highest level of multi-disciplinary talent in head and neck oncology in the country.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication Page.
Special Dedication.
List of Associate Editors.
Contributing Authors.
Personal Thoughts on Being an Oncologist.
1: General Principles of Management of Head and Neck Cancer.
2: General Principles of Head and Neck Pathology.
3: Clinical Evaluation of the Head and Neck Cancer Patient.
4: Prognostic Factors in Patients with Head and Neck Cancer.
5: Radiologic Evaluation of the Head and Neck Cancer Patient.
6: Novel Radiation Therapy Techniques in the Management of Head and Neck Cancer.
7: New Approaches: Robotics and Endoscopic Head and Neck Surgery.
8: Targeted Agents in Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck.
9: Multidisciplinary Reconstruction of the Head and Neck: General Principles.
10: Dental Oncology and Maxillofacial Prosthetics.
11: Interdisciplinary Symptom Management.
12: Evaluation and Rehabilitation of Speech, Voice, and Swallowing Functions after Treatment of Head and Neck Cancer.
13: Human Papillomavirus–Associated Head and Neck Carcinoma.
14: Chemoprevention.
15: Site-Specific Principles of Management of Head and Neck Cancer.
16: Management of the Neck.
17: General Principles and Management.
18: Radiologic Imaging Considerations.
19: Surgical Technique.
20: Metastatic Cancer to the Neck from an Unknown Primary Site.
21: General Principles and Management.
22: Radiologic Imaging Concerns.
23: Radiation Therapy Technique.
24: Cancer of the Oral Cavity.
25: General Principles and Management.
26: Radiologic Imaging Concerns.
27: Radiation Therapy Technique.
28: Surgical Technique.
29: Cancer of the Oropharynx.
30: General Principles and Management.
31: Radiologic Imaging Concerns.
32: Radiation Therapy Technique.
33: Surgical Technique.
34: Cancer of the Larynx.
35: General Principles and Management.
36: Radiologic Imaging Concerns.
37: Radiation Therapy Technique.
38: Surgical Decision Making and Technique.
39: Cancers of the Hypopharynx and Cervical Esophagus.
40: General Principles and Management.
41: Radiologic Imaging Concerns.
42: Radiation Therapy Technique.
43: Surgical Technique.
44: Cancer of the Nasal Vestibule, Nasal Cavity, Paranasal Sinuses, Anterior Skull Base, and Orbit:Surgical Management.
45: Cancer of the Nasal Cavity and Paranasal Sinus: Radiation Therapy and Chemotherapy Management.
46: General Principles and Management.
47: Radiologic Imaging Concerns.
48: Radiation Therapy Technique.
49: Cancer of the Nasopharynx.
50: General Principles and Management.
51: Radiologic Imaging Concerns.
52: Radiation Therapy Technique.
53: Surgical Technique.
54: Basal and Squamous Cell Skin Cancers.
55: General Principles and Management.
56: Radiologic Imaging Concerns.
57: Radiation Therapy Technique.
58: Surgical Technique.
59: Melanoma of the Head and Neck.
60: General Principles and Management.
61: Radiologic Imaging Concerns.
62: Radiation Therapy Technique.
63: Management of Salivary Gland Tumors.
64: General Principles and Management.
65: Radiologic Imaging Concerns.
66: Radiation Therapy Technique.
67: Primary and Recurrent Disease of the Lateral Skull Base.
68: General Principles and Management.
69: Radiation Therapy Technique.
70: Paragangliomas of the Head and Neck.
71: General Principles and Management.
72: Radiation Therapy Technique.
73: Cancer of the Thyroid and Parathyroid.
74: General Principles and Management.
75: Radiologic Imaging Concerns.
76: Surgical Technique.
77: Soft Tissue and Bone Sarcomas of the Head and Neck.
78: General Principles and Management.
79: Radiologic Imaging Concerns.
80: Systemic Targeted Therapy for Recurrent and Metastatic Head and Neck Squamous Cell Cancer.
Color Insert.