Salem Health: Cancer, 2nd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1619259516
  • ISBN-13: 9781619259515
  • DDC: 616.994
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 1500 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released September 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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Overview

This updated edition offers new information about over 900 topics in cancer and its treatment. It was written by physicians, nurses, and professional medical writers and covers topics ranging from symptoms, diseases and cancer-related syndromes, to testing and treatment. It will be a useful resource for public library patrons, premedical students, and those building collections for the patient population.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Publisher's Note.
About the Editors.
Contributors.
Complete List of Contents.
1: Achlorhydria.
2: Acoustic Neuromas.
3: Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL).
4: Acute Myelocytic Leukemia (AML).
5: Adenocarcinomas.
6: Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma (ACC).
7: Adenomatoid Tumors.
8: Adenomatous Polyps.
9: Adrenal Gland Cancers.
10: Adrenocortical Cancer.
11: Aleukemia.
12: Alopecia.
13: Alveolar Soft-Part Sarcomas.
14: Amenorrhea.
15: Anal Cancer.
16: Anemia.
17: Angiosarcomas.
18: Aplastic Anemia.
19: Appendix Cancer.
20: Appetite Loss.
21: Ascites.
22: Astrocytomas.
23: Ataxia Telangiectasia (AT).
24: Barrett Esophagus.
25: Basal Cell Carcinomas.
26: Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome (BWS).
27: Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH).
28: Benign Tumors.
29: Bile Duct Cancer.
30: Birt-Hogg-Dubé Syndrome (BHDS).
31: Bladder Cancer.
32: Blood Cancers.
33: Bone Cancers.
34: Bone Pain.
35: Bowen Disease.
36: Brain and Central Nervous System Cancers.
37: Breakthrough Pain.
38: Breast Cancers.
39: Breast Cancer in Children and Adolescents.
40: Breast Cancer in Men.
41: Breast Cancer in Pregnant Women.
42: Bronchial Adenomas.
43: Bronchoalveolar Lung Cancer.
44: Burkitt Lymphoma.
45: Cachexia.
46: Calcifications of the Breast.
47: Cancer Syndromes Resulting from DNA Repair Defects.
48: Candidiasis.
49: Carcinoid Tumors and Carcinoid Syndrome.
50: Carcinoma of Unknown Primary Origin (CUP).
51: Carcinomas.
52: Carcinomatosis.
53: Carcinomatous Meningitis.
54: Carcinosarcomas.
55: Cardiomyopathy in Cancer Patients.
56: Carney Complex.
57: Castleman Disease.
58: Cervical Cancer.
59: Childhood Cancers.
60: Chordomas.
61: Choriocarcinomas.
62: Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL).
63: Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML).
64: Cold Nodule.
65: Colon Polyps.
66: Colorectal Cancer.
67: Comedo Carcinomas.
68: Cowden Syndrome.
69: Craniopharyngiomas.
70: Craniosynostosis.
71: Crohn's Disease.
72: Cushing Syndrome and Cancer.
73: Cutaneous Breast Cancer.
74: Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma (CTCL).
75: Denys-Drash Syndrome and Cancer.
76: Depression.
77: Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans (DFSP).
78: Desmoid Tumors.
79: Desmoplastic Small Round Cell Tumor (DSRCT).
80: Diarrhea.
81: Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC).
82: Diverticulosis and Diverticulitis.
83: Down Syndrome and Leukemia.
84: Dry Mouth.
85: Duct Ectasia.
86: Ductal Carcinoma in Situ (DCIS).
87: Duodenal Carcinomas.
88: Dysplastic Nevus Syndrome.
89: Edema.
90: Embryonal Cell Cancer.
91: Endocrine Cancers.
92: Endometrial Cancer.
93: Endometrial Hyperplasia.
94: Endotheliomas.
95: Enteritis.
96: Eosinophilic Leukemia.
97: Ependymomas.
98: Epidermoid Cancers of Mucous Membranes.
99: Erythroplakia.
100: Esophageal Cancer.
101: Esophagitis.
102: Estrogen-Receptor-Sensitive Breast Cancer.
103: Ewing Sarcoma.
104: Eye Cancers.
105: Eyelid Cancer.
106: Fallopian Tube Cancer.
107: Fanconi Anemia.
108: Fatigue.
109: Fever.
110: Fibroadenomas.
111: Fibrocystic Breast Changes.
112: Fibrosarcomas, Soft-Tissue.
113: 5Q Minus Syndrome.
114: Gallbladder Cancer.
115: Gardner Syndrome.
116: Gastric Polyps.
117: Gastrinomas.
118: Gastrointestinal Cancers.
119: Gastrointestinal Complications of Cancer Treatment.
120: Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GISTs).
121: Germ-Cell Tumors.
122: Gestational Trophoblastic Tumors (GTTs).
123: Giant Cell Tumors (GCTs).
124: Glioblastomas.
125: Gliomas.
126: Glomus Tumors.
127: Graft-Versus-Host Disease (GVHD).
128: Granulosa Cell Tumors.
129: Gynecologic Cancers.
130: Hairy Cell Leukemia.
131: Hand-Foot Syndrome (HFS).
132: Head and Neck Cancers.
133: Hemangioblastomas.
134: Hemangiopericytomas.
135: Hemangiosarcomas.
136: Hematemesis.
137: Hematuria.
138: Hemochromatosis.
139: Hemolytic Anemia.
140: Hemoptysis.
141: Hepatomegaly.
142: Hereditary Diffuse Gastric Cancer.
143: Hereditary Leiomyomatosis and Renal Cell Cancer (HLRCC).
144: Hereditary Mixed Polyposis Syndrome.
145: Hereditary Non-Polyposis Colorectal Cancer (HNPCC).
146: Hereditary Non-VHL Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinomas.
147: Hereditary Pancreatitis.
148: Hereditary Papillary Renal Cell Carcinomas.
149: Hereditary Polyposis Syndromes.
150: Histiocytosis X.
151: Hodgkin Disease.
152: Horner Syndrome.
153: Hydatidiform Mole.
154: Hypercalcemia.
155: Hypercoagulation Disorders.
156: Hypopharyngeal Cancer.
157: Infection and Sepsis.
158: Infectious Cancers.
159: Infertility and Cancer.
160: Inflammatory Bowel Disease.
161: Invasive Cancer.
162: Invasive Ductal Carcinomas.
163: Invasive Lobular Carcinomas.
164: Islet Cell Tumors.
165: Juvenile Polyposis Syndrome.
166: Kaposi Sarcoma.
167: Keratosis.
168: Kidney Cancer.
169: Klinefelter Syndrome and Cancer.
170: Krukenberg Tumors.
171: Lacrimal Gland Tumors.
172: Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome (LEMS).
173: Laryngeal Cancer.
174: Laryngeal Nerve Palsy.
175: Leiomyomas.
176: Leiomyosarcomas.
177: Leptomeningeal Carcinomas.
178: Leukemias.
179: Leukoencephalopathy.
180: Leukopenia.
181: Leukoplakia.
182: Leydig Cell Tumors.
183: Li-Fraumeni Syndrome (LFS).
184: Lip Cancers.
185: Liposarcomas.
186: Liver Cancers.
187: Lobular Carcinoma In Situ (LCIS).
188: Lumps.
189: Lung Cancers.
190: Lymphangiosarcomas.
191: Lymphedema.