Emerging Developments and Practices in Oncology, 1st Edition

  • Issam El Naqa
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  • ISBN-10: 152253086X
  • ISBN-13: 9781522530862
  • DDC: 616.99
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 305 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released May 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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Overview

Cancer is a leading cause of death that affects numerous people at every age and their relatives. In recent years, there has been a tremendous advancement in imaging and biotechnology technologies and techniques for aiding in the detection, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer. This book provides research on recent advances in oncology aiming to improve early detection and personalized treatment of cancer. While highlighting applied methods of therapy, such as body radiotherapy, chemoradiotherapy, and immunotherapy, readers learn about the transforming approach to oncology in modern medicine and new technologies used to diagnose and treat cancer. This book is an important resource for medical trainees, graduate students, active practitioners, researchers, and clinical scientists seeking current research on oncology trends and applications.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Advances in Medical Diagnosis, Treatment, and Care (AMDTC) Book Series.
Titles in this Series.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Preface.
1: Breast Cancer Detection and Diagnosis.
2: Epigenetic Signature in Breast Carcinoma, a Hidden Language to Dictate Against Genomic Insults.
3: LAS: A Bio-Clinical Integrated Laboratory Information System for Translational Data Management.
4: Big Data Approaches to Improve Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) Outcomes: Big Data for SBRT.
5: Emerging Technologies Serving Cytopathology: Big Data, the Cloud, and Mobile Computing.
6: Massive-Training Support Vector Regression With Feature Selection in Application of Computer-Aided Detection of Polyps in CT Colonography.
7: Radiomics: The New Frontier in Quantitative Image Modeling in Radiotherapy.
8: Radiation-Induced Lung Injury Imaging: Current Status and New Developments.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.
Index.