International Manual of Oncology Practice

(iMOP) - Principles of Medical Oncology

  • Ramon Andrade de Mello
  • Álvaro Tavares
  • Giannis Mountzios

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Gustavo Trautman Stock, Pedro Nazareth Aguiar Jr, Hakaru Tadokoro, Ramon Andrade de Mello
      Pages 3-14
    3. José Bragança, Gisela Machado-Oliveira, Ivette Pacheco-Leyva, Ana Catarina Matias
      Pages 15-28
    4. Richard Hill
      Pages 29-46
    5. Patrícia Alexandra Madureira
      Pages 47-62
    6. Catherine A. Moroski-Erkul, Esin Demir, Esra Gunduz, Mehmet Gunduz
      Pages 63-79
  3. Solid Tumors

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 95-95
    2. Apichat Tantraworasin, Thatthan Suksomboonchroen, Yutthaphan Wannasopha, Sarawut Kongkarnka, Somcharoen Saeteng, Nirush Lertprasertsuke et al.
      Pages 97-144
    3. Vangelis Karamitrousis
      Pages 145-154
    4. Eric R. Schuur, James P. DeAndrade
      Pages 155-200
    5. Marcus W. Wiedmann, Joachim Mössner
      Pages 201-228
    6. Gopi K. Prithviraj, Khaldoun Almhanna
      Pages 229-261
    7. José Zago Pulido, Sabina Bandeira Aleixo, Narelle de Jesus Parmanhani, José Antonio Guimarães Aleixo
      Pages 263-279
    8. Jinhui Zhu, Kai Yu, Ramon Andrade de Mello
      Pages 281-303
    9. Divya Khosla, Rahul Gupta
      Pages 305-316
    10. Pedro Nazareth Aguiar Jr., Carmelia Maria Noia Barreto, Nora Manoukian Forones, Hakaru Tadokoro, Ramon Andrade de Mello
      Pages 317-325
    11. Jinhui Zhu, Kai Yu, Ramon Andrade de Mello
      Pages 327-342
    12. Georgios Antoniou, Ioannis Koutsounas, Panteleimon Kountourakis, Christos Pontas, Ramon Andrade de Mello
      Pages 343-392

About this book


This textbook addresses themes ranging from the molecular issues of cancer sciences to clinical practice in medical oncology. It clarifies many topics, including molecular oncology, chemotherapy pharmacology and practical issues for clinicians. Systemic treatments in many areas of oncology feature, such as breast cancer, gastrointestinal, thoracic, urological oncology, head and neck tumors, bone tumors, sarcomas and palliative care.

An excellent source for young physicians and researchers in the field of oncology, this book furthers understanding of medical oncology practice and facilitates professionals’ treatment of cancer patients. It sets the direction for future research in the field, and will become the readers’ regular working tool.


Cancer diagnosis Cancer treatment Chemotherapy Clinical Oncology Molecular Oncology

Editors and affiliations

  • Ramon Andrade de Mello
    • 1
  • Álvaro Tavares
    • 2
  • Giannis Mountzios
    • 3
  1. 1.Medical OncologyUniversity of AlgarveFaroPortugal
  2. 2.edificio 7, ala nascente, 3º andarUniversity of Algarve, Dept Cie Biomed edificio 7, ala nascente, 3º andarFaroPortugal
  3. 3.Medical OncologyUniversity of AthensAthensGreece

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Biomedical and Life Sciences
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-21682-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-21683-6
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