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Withrow and MacEwen's Small Animal Clinical Oncology By Stephen J. Withrow

Withrow and MacEwen's Small Animal Clinical Oncology by Stephen J. Withrow

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Focusing on cancer in dogs and cats, this title covers the material in clinical oncology, including chemotherapy, surgical oncology, and the in diagnostic techniques in cancer.

Withrow and MacEwen's Small Animal Clinical Oncology Summary

Withrow and MacEwen's Small Animal Clinical Oncology by Stephen J. Withrow

Focusing on cancer in dogs and cats, this updated 4th edition comprehensively covers the latest material in clinical oncology, including chemotherapy, surgical oncology, and the latest in diagnostic techniques in cancer. Its user-friendly style makes it an excellent reference for both veterinary practitioners and those involved in academic research. Timely new information that is relevant in day-to-day practice is emphasized. Numerous new contributing authors ensure the text is up to date and that it contains today's most important information on cancer in the small animal patient.

Table of Contents

Why Worry About Cancer in Companion Animals? SECTION I: THE BIOLOGY AND PATHOGENESIS OF CANCER 1. The Etiology of Cancer NEW! a) Genetic Factors b) Chemical, Physical, and Hormonal Factors c) Cancer-Causing Viruses 2. Tumor Biology and Metastasis 3. The Pathology of Neoplasia 4. The Epidemiology and Incidence of Cancer NEW! 5. Paraneoplastic Syndromes SECTION II: DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES FOR THE CANCER PATIENT 6. Diagnostic Imaging in Clinical Oncology 7. Diagnostic Cytology in Clinical Oncology 8. Molecular Diagnostics NEW! 9. Biopsy Principles SECTION III: THERAPEUTIC MODALITIES FOR THE CANCER PATIENT 10. Surgical Oncology 11. Cancer Chemotherapy 12. Radiation Therapy 13. Immunotherapy of Cancer 14. Molecular Targeted Therapy of Cancer NEW! a) Gene Therapy for Cancer b) Signal Transduction and Cancer c) RNA Inference d) Telomeres and Telomerase in Cancer Therapeutics e) Targeting Angiogenesis and Tumor Vasculature f) Novel and Emerging Therapeutic Targets 15. Miscellaneous Treatments for Solid Tumors a) Cryosurgery b) Hyperthermia c) Photodynamic Therapy 16. Supportive Cancer Care NEW! a) Management of Chronic Cancer Pain b) Nutritional Management of the Cancer Patient c) Pawspice: End of Life and Hospice Care d) Bond-Centered Cancer Care: An Applied Approach to Euthanasia and Grief Support 17. Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Patients with Cancer SECTION IV: SPECIFIC MALIGNANCIES IN THE SMALL ANIMAL PATIENT 18. Tumors of the Skin and Subcutaneous Tissues 19. Mast Cell Tumors 20. Soft Tissue Sarcomas 21. Tumors of the Gastrointestinal Tract a) Cancer of the Oral Cavity b) Cancer of the Salivary Glands c) Esophageal Cancer d) Cancer of the Exocrine Pancreas e) Gastric Cancer f) Hepatobiliary Tumors g) Tumors of the Intestinal Tract h) Perianal Tumors 22. Tumors of the Respiratory System a) Cancer of the Nasal Planum b) Cancer of the Larynx and Trachea c) Lung Cancer d) Nasal Tumors 23. Tumors of the Skeletal System 24. Tumors of the Endocrine System 25. Tumors of the Female Reproductive System 26. Tumors of the Mammary Gland 27. Tumors of the Male Reproductive System 28. Tumors of the Urinary System 29. Tumors of the Nervous System 30. Ocular Tumors 31. Hematopoietic Tumors a) Canine Lymphoma and Lymphoid Leukemias b) Feline Lymphoma and Leukemia c) Canine Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Chronic Myeloproliferative Diseases, and Myelodysplasia d) Plasma Cell Neoplasms 32. Miscellaneous Tumors a) Hemangiosarcoma b) Thymoma c) Canine Transmissible Venereal Tumor d) Mesothelioma e) Neoplasia of the Heart f) Histiocytic Diseases

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GOR011139780
Withrow and MacEwen's Small Animal Clinical Oncology by Stephen J. Withrow
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Elsevier Health Sciences
2007-02-19
864
0721605583
9780721605586
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