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The Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer, 5th Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0028677552
  • ISBN-13: 9780028677552
  • DDC: 616.99
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 2402 Pages | eBook
  • Previous Editions: 2015, 2010, 2006
  • Original Copyright 2021 | Available November 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2021

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Overview

The updated edition of the GALE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF CANCER: A GUIDE TO CANCER AND ITS TREATMENTS will provide a fully updated, comprehensive survey of over 650 cancers, cancer drugs, traditional and alternative treatments, diagnostic procedures, and side effects. Rubrics for cancer type entries will include: Definition, Description, Demographics, Causes and Symptoms; Diagnosis; Clinical Staging; Coping with Cancer Treatments, Clinical Trials; Prevention; Special Concerns; and Resources. Rubrics for cancer drug entries will include: Definition; Purpose; Description; Recommended Dosage; Precautions; Side Effects; and Interactions. Questions to Ask Your Doctor and Key Terms sidebars will appear throughout the text. This edition will include new entries; updated entries; about 300 color images and illustrations, including a separate section of anatomical body system illustrations; a comprehensive subject index; a medical glossary; and an appendix of cancer centers, national support groups, government agencies and research groups.

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  • Casebound Edition

    ISBN-10: 0028677021 | ISBN-13: 9780028677026

Table of Contents

Abarelix
Acalabrutinib
Accelerated partial breast irradiation
Acoustic neuroma
Acute erythroblastic leukemia
Acute lymphocytic leukemia
Acute myeloid leukemia
Adenocarcinoma
Adenoma
Adjuvant chemotherapy
Ado-trastuzumab emtansine
Adrenal fatigue
Adrenal tumors
Adrenocortical carcinoma
Adult cancer pain
Advance directives
Afatinib
AIDS-related cancers
Alcohol consumption and cancer
Aldesleukin
Alemtuzumab
Allopurinol
Alopecia
Alpelisib
Altretamine
Amantadine
Amenorrhea
American Joint Committee on Cancer
Amifostine
Aminoglutethimide
Amitriptyline
Amputation
Amsacrine
Anagrelide
Anal carcinoma
Anemia
Angiogenesis
Angiogenesis inhibitors
Angiography
Anorexia
Anoscopy
Antiandrogens
Antibiotics
Anticancer drugs
Antidiarrheal agents
Antiemetics
Antiestrogens
Antifungal therapy
Antimicrobials
Antineoplastic agents
Antioxidants
Antiviral therapy
Apalutamide
Aromatase inhibitors
Arsenic trioxide
Ascites
Asparaginase
Astrocytoma
Atezolizumab
Avelumab
Axicabtagene ciloleucel
Axillary dissection
Azacitidine
Azathioprine
Bacillus Calmette-Guerin
Barium enema
Barrett's esophagus
Basal cell carcinoma
BCR-ABL inhibitors
Bendamustine hydrochloride
Benzene
Benzodiazepines
Bevacizumab
Bexarotene
Bile duct cancer
Biological response modifiers
Biopsy
Bispecific antibodies
Bisphosphonates
Bladder cancer
Bleomycin
Body image/self-image
Bone marrow aspiration and biopsy
Bone marrow transplantation
Bone pain
Bone survey
Bortezomib
Bowen disease
Brain and central nervous system tumors
BRCA1 and 2
Breast cancer
Breast reconstruction
Breast self-exam
Breast ultrasound
Bronchoalveolar lung cancer
Bronchoscopy
Burkitt lymphoma
Buserelin
Busulfan
Cabozantinib
Calcitonin
Cancer
Cancer biology
Cancer cluster
Cancer diet
Cancer genetics
Cancer insurance
Cancer of unknown primary
Cancer predisposition
Cancer prevention
Cancer research
Cancer screening guidelines for men
Cancer screening guidelines for women
Cancer stem cells
Cancer survivorship issues
Cancer therapy, palliative
Cancer vaccines
Cancer-fighting foods
Capecitabine
Capsaicin
Carbamazepine
Carboplatin
Carcinogenesis
Carcinogens
Carcinoid tumors, gastrointestinal
Carcinoid tumors, lung
Carcinomatous meningitis
Cardiomyopathy
Carfilzomib
Carmustine
Cartilage supplements
Castleman disease
Center for Medicare and Medicaid services
Central nervous system carcinoma
Central nervous system lymphoma
Cervical cancer
Cetuximab
Checkpoint inhibitors
Chemoembolization
Chemoprevention
Chemotherapy
Childhood cancers
Chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy
Chlorambucil
Chondrosarcoma
Chordoma
Choroid plexus tumors
Chromosome rearrangements
Chronic lymphocytic leukemia
Chronic myelocytic leukemia
Cigarettes
Cisplatin
Cladribine
Clinical trial endpoints
Clinical trials
Coenzyme Q10
Colectomy
Colon cancer
Colonoscopy
Colorectal surgery
Colostomy
Complementary cancer therapies
Computed tomography
Cone biopsy
Corticosteroids
Covid-19 and cancer
Craniopharyngioma
Craniosynostosis
Craniotomy
Cryotherapy
CT-guided biopsy
Cushing syndrome
Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma
Cyclooxygenase 2 inhibitors
Cyclophosphamide
Cyclosporine
Cystectomy
Cystosarcoma phyllodes
Cystoscopy
Cytarabine
Cytogenetic analysis
Cytokine release syndrome
Cytology
Cytomegalovirus
Dabrafenib
Dacarbazine
Daclizumab
Dactinomycin
Danazol
Daratumumab
Darolutamide
Dasatinib
Daunorubicin
Debulking surgery
Degarelix
Demeclocycline
Denileukin diftitox
Denosumab
Depression
Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans
Dexamethasone
Dexrazoxane
Diarrhea
Diazepam
Dietary factors and cancer risk
Diethylstilbestrol diphosphate
Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma
Digital rectal examination
Dilatation and curettage
Diphenhydramine
Disseminated intravascular coagulation
DNA flow cytometry
DNA methyltransferase inhibitors
Docetaxel
Doxorubicin
Drug resistance
Ductogram
Dutasteride
Endocrine system tumors
Endometrial cancer
Endorectal ultrasound
Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
Enfortumab vedotin-ejfv
Enteritis
Entrectinib
Environmental factors in cancer development
Enzalutamide
Ependymoma
Epidermal growth factor receptor antagonists
Epigenetics
Epirubicin
Epstein-Barr virus
Erdafitinib
Erlotinib
Erythropoiesis-stimulating agents
Esophageal cancer
Esophageal resection
Esophagogastrectomy
Essiac
Estramustine
Etoposide
Everolimus
Ewing sarcoma
Exenteration
Extracranial germ cell tumors
Extragonadal germ cell tumors
Familial cancer syndromes
Family and caregiver issues
Fam-trastuzumab deruxtecanxki
Fanconi anemia
Fatigue
Fecal occult blood test
Fedratinib
Fertility issues
Fever
Fibrocystic condition of the breast
Fibrosarcoma
Filgrastim
Flow cytometry
Floxuridine
Fludarabine
Fluorouracil
Fluoxymesterone
Folic acid
Follicular lymphoma
Gabapentin
Gallbladder cancer
Gallium nitrate
Gallium scan
Gastrectomy
Gastroduodenostomy
Gastrointestinal cancers
Gastrointestinal complications
Gefitinib
Gemcitabine
Gemtuzumab
Gene therapy
Genetic testing
Germ cell tumors
Gestational trophoblastic tumors
Giant cell tumors
Gilteritinib
Global cancer incidence and mortality
Glossectomy
Glutamine
Goserelin acetate
Graft-versus-host disease
Gynecologic cancers
Hairy cell leukemia
Hand-foot syndrome
Head and neck cancers
Health insurance
Hemolytic anemia
Hemoptysis
Heparin
Hepatic arterial infusion
Herbs
Herpes simplex
Herpes zoster
Histamine 2 antagonists
Hodgkin lymphoma
Home health services
Horner syndrome
Hospice care
Human growth factors
Human papillomavirus
Hydroxyurea
Hypercalcemia
Hypercoagulation disorders
Hyperthermia
Hypocalcemia
Ibritumomab
Ibrutinib
Idarubicin
Ifosfamide
Imaging studies
Imatinib mesylate
Immune effector cell-associated neurotoxicity syndrome (ICANS)
Immune globulin
Immune response
Immunoelectrophoresis
Immunohistochemistry
Immunotherapy
Incontinence, cancer-related
Infection and sepsis
Intensity-modulated radiation therapy
Interferons
Interleukin 2
Intrathecal chemotherapy
Intravenous urography
Investigational drugs
Irinotecan
Itching
Ivosidenib
Ixazomib
Kaposi sarcoma
Ki67
Kidney cancer
Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome
Laparoscopy
Lapatinib
Laryngeal cancer
Laryngeal nerve palsy
Laryngectomy
Laryngoscopy
Late effects of cancer treatment
Laxatives
Leiomyosarcoma
Lenalidomide
Leucovorin
Leukemias, acute
Leukemias, chronic
Leukoencephalopathy
Leukotriene inhibitors
Leuprolide acetate
Levamisole
Li-Fraumeni syndrome
Limb salvage
Lip cancer
Liver biopsy
Liver cancer
Lobectomy
Lomustine
Lorazepam
Low molecular weight heparins
Lumbar puncture
Lumpectomy
Lung biopsy
Lung cancer, non-small cell
Lung cancer, small cell
Lymph node biopsy
Lymph node dissection
Lymphadenopathy
Lymphangiography
Lymphocyte immune globulin
Lymphoma
Lymphopenia
Magnetic resonance imaging
Male breast cancer
Malignant fibrous histiocytoma
MALT lymphoma
Mammography
Mantle cell lymphoma
Marginal zone lymphoma
Mastectomy
Matrix metalloproteinase inhibitors
Mechlorethamine
Meclizine
Mediastinal tumors
Mediastinoscopy
Medical marijuana/Cannaboid drugs
Medroxyprogesterone acetate
Medulloblastoma
Megestrol acetate
Melanoma
Melphalan
Memory change
Meningioma
Meperidine
Mercaptopurine
Merkel cell carcinoma
Mesna
Mesothelioma
Metastasis
Methotrexate
Methylphenidate
Metoclopramide
Micronutrients and cancer prevention
Minimal residual disease
Mistletoe
Mitomycin-C
Mitotane
Mitoxantrone
Modified radical mastectomy
Mohs surgery
Monoclonal antibodies
Mucositis
Multiple endocrine neoplasia syndromes
Multiple myeloma
Myasthenia gravis
Mycophenolate mofetil
Mycosis fungoides
Myelodysplastic syndromes
Myelofibrosis
Myeloproliferative diseases
Myelosuppression
Nasal cancer
Nasopharyngeal cancer
National Cancer Institute
National Comprehensive Cancer Network
Nausea and vomiting
Nephrectomy
Nephrostomy
Neuroblastoma
Neuroendocrine tumors
Neuropathy
Neurotoxicity
Neutropenia
Next-generation sequencing
Night sweats
Nilotinib
Niraparib
Nivolumab
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
Nuclear medicine scans
Nutritional support
Obesity and cancer risk
Obinutuzumab
Occupational exposures and cancer
Ofatumumab
Olaparib
Oligodendroglioma
Omega-3 fatty acids
Ommaya reservoir
Oncologic emergencies
Oophorectomy
Opioids
Oprelvekin
Oral cancers
Orchiectomy
Oropharyngeal cancer
Osteosarcoma
Ovarian cancer
Ovarian epithelial cancer
Paget disease of the breast
Pain management
Pancreatectomy
Pancreatic cancer
Pancreatic cancer, endocrine
Pancreatic cancer, exocrine
Panitumumab
Panobinostat
Pap test
Paracentesis
Paranasal sinus cancer
Paraneoplastic syndromes
Parathyroid cancer
Patient reported outcomes
PC-SPES
Pediatric cancer
Pegaspargase
Pembrolizumab
Pemetrexed
Penile cancer
Pentostatin
Percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography
Pericardial effusion
Pericardiocentesis
Peritoneovenous shunt
Pesticides
Peutz-Jeghers syndrome
Pharyngectomy
Phenytoin
Pheochromocytoma
Pheresis
Photodynamic therapy
Physical therapy
Pilocarpine
Pineoblastoma
Pituitary tumors
Plerixafor
Pleural biopsy
Pleural effusion
Pleurodesis
Ploidy analysis
Pneumonectomy
Pneumonia
Polatuzumab vedotin-piiq
Polyomavirus hominis type 1 (BK virus) infection
Pomalidomide
Porfimer sodium
Positron emission tomography
Pregnancy and cancer
Procarbazine
Prostate cancer
Prostatectomy
Proteasome inhibitors
Protein electrophoresis
Proteomics
Psycho-oncology
Quadrantectomy
Radiation dermatitis
Radiation therapy
Radical neck dissection
Radiofrequency ablation
Radiofrequency energy and cancer risk
Radiopharmaceuticals
Raloxifene
Ramucirumab
Receptor analysis
Reconstructive surgery
Rectal cancer
Rectal resection
Regorafenib
Renal pelvis tumors
Retinoblastoma
Rhabdomyosarcoma
Richter syndrome
Rituximab
Ruxolitinib
Salivary gland tumors
Sarcoma
Sargramostim
Saw palmetto
Scopolamine
Screening test
Second cancers
Secondhand smoke
Second-look surgery
Segmentectomy
Selinexor
Semustine
Sentinel lymph node biopsy
Sentinel lymph node mapping
Sexual issues for cancer patients
Sezary syndrome
Sigmoidoscopy
Simple mastectomy
Sipuleucel-T
Sirolimus
Skin biopsy
Skin cancer
Skin cancer, non-melanoma
Skin check
Small intestine cancer
Smoking cessation
Soft tissue sarcoma
Sorafenib
Spinal axis tumors
Spinal cord compression
Spiritual and ethical concerns
Splenectomy
Squamous cell carcinoma of the skin
Stem cell transplantation
Stenting
Stereotactic needle biopsy
Stereotactic surgery
Stomach cancer
Stomatitis
Streptozocin
Substance abuse
Sunitinib
Superior vena cava syndrome
Support groups
Supratentorial primitive neuroectodermal tumors
Suramin
Surgical oncology
Survivorship care plans
Syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone
Tacrolimus
Tamoxifen
Tanning
Taste alteration
Temozolomide
Temsirolimus
Teniposide
Testicular cancer
Testicular self-exam
Testolactone
Testosterone
Tetrahydrocannabinol
Thalidomide
Thioguanine
Thiotepa
Thoracentesis
Thoracic surgery
Thoracoscopy
Thoracotomy
Thrombocytopenia
Thrombopoietin
Thrush
Thymic cancer
Thymoma
Thyroid cancer
Thyroid nuclear medicine scan
Tisagenlecleucel
Topotecan
Toremifene
Tositumomab
Tracheostomy
Trametinib
Transfusion therapy
Transitional care
Transitional cell carcinoma
Transurethral bladder resection
Transvaginal ultrasound
Transverse myelitis
Trastuzumab
Tretinoin
Trichilemmal carcinoma
Trimetrexate
Triple negative breast cancer
Triptorelin pamoate
Tube enterostomy
Tumor grading
Tumor lysis syndrome
Tumor markers
Tumor necrosis factor
Tumor removal
Tumor staging
Ultrasonography
Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy
Upper gastrointestinal series
Ureterosigmoidostomy
Ureterostomy, cutaneous
Urethral cancer
Urostomy
Vaginal cancer
Valrubicin
Vaping
Vascular access
Venetoclax
Vinblastine
Vincristine
Vindesine
Vinorelbine
Vitamins
von Hippel-Lindau disease
von Recklinghausen neurofibromatosis
Vorinostat
Vulvar cancer
Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia
Warfarin
Weight loss
Whipple procedure
Whole brain radiotherapy
Wilms tumor
Xerostomia
X-rays
Zanubrutinib
Zoledronate
Zollinger-Ellison syndrome
Zolpidem