Oncology in Primary Care, 1st Edition

  • Michal Rose
  • Published By: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • ISBN-10: 146983054X
  • ISBN-13: 9781469830544
  • DDC: 616.99
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 455 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released February 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Oncology In Primary Care is for primary care clinicians who need practical and concise information on caring for their patients with cancer. Written in an easy-to-browse format, chapters cover risk factors, prevention, screening, prognosis, and surveillance strategies—valuable information that helps primary care clinicians advise their patients regarding therapeutic and end-of-life decisions and become true partners in the care of their patients with cancer. Each chapter also includes an abundance of figures and tables to help clinicians find quick answers to questions commonly encountered in the primary care setting. Plus, a companion website is available allowing easy accessibility to the content.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Cancer Prevention and Care—The Evolving Role of Primary Care.
2: The Role of the Primary Care Clinician in Cancer Prevention and Care.
3: The Risk of Cancer in the United States and Globally: Implications for Primary Care Clinicians.
4: Cancer Risk Factors and Prevention.
5: Genetic Risk and the Management of the High-Risk Individual.
6: Medical Approaches to Cancer Prevention.
7: Smoking.
8: Infections and Inflammation.
9: Chemicals and Radiation.
10: Obesity and Physical Activity.
11: Nutrition.
12: Cancer Screening.
13: Principles of Cancer Screening.
14: Breast Cancer Screening.
15: Screening for Gynecologic Malignancies.
16: Colorectal Cancer Screening.
17: Screening for Hepatocellular Carcinoma.
18: Barrett's Esophagus.
19: Primary and Secondary Prevention of Skin Malignancies.
20: Prostate Cancer Screening.
21: Lung Cancer Screening.
22: Clinical Presentations of Cancer.
23: Does My Patient Have Cancer? Presenting Symptoms.
24: Paraneoplastic Syndromes.
25: Incidentally Found Cancers.
26: Principles of Cancer Diagnosis and Staging.
27: Management and Treatment of the Patient with Cancer.
28: Oncologic Emergencies.
29: Pain Management.
30: Nausea and Vomiting.
31: Diarrhea and Constipation.
32: Shortness of Breath and Pleural Effusion.
33: Fatigue, Depression, and Anxiety.
34: Cancer-Associated Anorexia-Cachexia Syndrome.
35: Mucositis.
36: Anemia, Leukopenia, and Thrombocytopenia.
37: Hypercoagulable States Associated with Cancer.
38: The Perioperative Management of the Patient with Cancer.
39: Communication with Patients with Cancer.
40: Principles of Hospice and Palliative Care.
41: Rehabilitation in Patients with Cancer.
42: Principles of Antineoplastic Therapy.
43: Cancer Survivorship.
44: Cancer Survivors, Oncologists, and Primary Care Clinicians.
45: Cardiac and Pulmonary Sequelae of Cancer and Its Treatment.
46: Bone Health.
47: Fertility.
48: Sexual Dysfunction.
49: Endocrinopathies.
50: Neurocognitive Effects of Cancer and Its Therapy.
51: Survivors of Childhood Cancer.
52: Survivors of Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation.
53: Psychosocial Sequelae of Cancer.
54: Cancers of Individual Sites.
55: Head and Neck Cancer.
56: Lung Cancer, Mesothelioma, Thymoma.
57: Gastric and Esophageal Cancers.
58: Cancer of the Pancreas and Hepatobiliary Tracts.
59: Colorectal Cancer.
60: Anal Cancer.
61: Hepatocellular Carcinoma.
62: Prostate Cancer.
63: Bladder Cancer.
64: Kidney Cancer.
65: Cancers of the Testicle, Urethra, and Penis.
66: Breast Cancer.
67: Gynecologic Cancers.
68: Skin Cancers.
69: Lymphoma.
70: Plasma Cell Disorders.
71: Acute Leukemias and Myelodysplasia.
72: Myeloproliferative Neoplasms.
73: Soft Tissue and Bone Sarcomas.
74: Cancers of the Nervous System.
75: Endocrine Cancers.
76: Cancer of Unknown Primary.
77: HIV and Other Immunosuppression-Related Malignancies.
78: Common Childhood Cancers.
Glossary: Common Cancer-Related Terms.
Useful Internet and Community Resources for Cancer Care.