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Pancreatic Tumors in Children

  • G. Bennett Humphrey
  • Gerald B. Grindey
  • Louis P. Dehner
  • Ronald T. Acton
  • Theodore T. Pysher

Part of the Cancer Treatment and Research book series (CTAR, volume 8)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Selected Topics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Peter C. Nowell, Gloria B. Balaban
      Pages 25-44
    3. Daniel L. Dexter, Paul Calabresi
      Pages 45-56
  3. Pancreatic Malignancies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 79-79
    2. R. Neil Schimke
      Pages 81-97
    3. John M. Kissane
      Pages 99-129
    4. Kenneth W. Falterman, Isidore Cohn Jr.
      Pages 131-141
    5. James E. Oertel, Geoffrey Mendelsohn, John Compagno
      Pages 167-171
    6. James H. Schmidt, Theodore J. Pysher
      Pages 173-179
    7. Marilyn Gregory Porter, Henry F. Krous, Robert J. Weedn, Perry Lambird
      Pages 181-186
    8. Shiao Y. Woo, Lucius F. Sinks, Philip S. Schein
      Pages 189-193
    9. Elaine R. Morgan, Edward S. Baum, Patrice M. West
      Pages 195-197
    10. Barbara Cushing, A. Joseph Brough
      Pages 199-200
    11. Theodore Pysher, G. Bennett Humphrey, Stuart D. Wilson, Philip S. Schein, Sarah S. Donaldson, Ronald M. Bukowski et al.
      Pages 201-213
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 215-221

About this book

Introduction

Where do you begin to look for a recent, authoritative article on the diagnosis or management of a particular malignancy? The few general oncology textbooks are generally out of date. Single papers in specialized journals are informative but seldom comprehensive; these are more often preliminary reports on a very limited number of patients. Certain general journals frequently publish good in-depth reviews of cancer topics, and pub­ lished symposium lectures are often the best overviews available. Unfortu­ nately, these reviews and supplements appear sporadically, and the reader can never be sure when a topic of special interest will be covered. Cancer Treatment and Research is a series of authoritative volumes which aim to meet this need. It is an attempt to establish a critical mass of oncology literature covering virtually all oncology topics, revised frequently to keep the coverage up-to-date, easily available on a single library shelf or by a single personal subscription. We have approached the problem in the following fashion. First, by dividing the oncology literature into specific subdivisions such as lung can­ cer, genitourinary cancer, pediatric oncology, etc. Second, by asking eminent authorities in each of these areas to edit a volume on the specific topic on an annual or biannual basis. Each topic and tumor type is covered in a volume appearing frequently and predictably, discussing current diagnosis, staging, markers, all forms of treatment modalities, basic biology, and more.

Keywords

carcinoma cell childhood leukemia tumor

Editors and affiliations

  • G. Bennett Humphrey
    • 1
  • Gerald B. Grindey
    • 2
  • Louis P. Dehner
    • 3
  • Ronald T. Acton
    • 4
  • Theodore T. Pysher
    • 5
  1. 1.Department of Pediatrics, Hematology-Oncology, Oklahoma Children’s Memorial HospitalUniversity of Oklahoma Health Sciences CenterOklahoma CityUSA
  2. 2.Department M-305Lilly Research LaboratoriesIndianapolisUSA
  3. 3.Department of Laboratory Medicine and PathologyUniversity of Minnesota Medical SchoolMinneapolisUSA
  4. 4.Department of Microbiology & Public HealthUniversity of Alabama in BirminghamBirminghamUSA
  5. 5.Department of Pathology, Oklahoma Children’s Memorial HospitalUniversity of Oklahoma Health Sciences CenterOklahoma CityUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-009-7615-3
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1982
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-009-7617-7
  • Online ISBN 978-94-009-7615-3
  • Series Print ISSN 0927-3042
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
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