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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
    13. Kristsanamon Rittiluechai, Yongli Ji, Karen Lounsbury, Alan Howe, Claire Verschraegen
      Pages 393-433
    14. Alvaro Henrique Ingles Garces, Andreia Cristina de Melo, Angélica Nogueira-Rodrigues, Gustavo Guitmann, Gustavo Iglesias, Julia Alena Leite et al.
      Pages 435-486
    15. Nikolaou Michail
      Pages 487-500
    16. Donald Peter Goldstein, Ross S. Berkowitz, Neil S. Horowitz
      Pages 501-517
    17. Arlindo R. Ferreira, André Abrunhosa-Branquinho, Inês Vendrell, António Quintela, Filomena Pina, Leonor Ribeiro
      Pages 519-554
    18. Chiara Paglino, Laura Cosmai, Palma Giglione, Camillo Porta
      Pages 555-575
    19. Kyle Spradling, Ramy F. Youssef
      Pages 577-591
    20. Giannis Mountzios
      Pages 593-603
    21. Francesco Perri, Giuseppina Della Vittoria Scarpati, Mario Giuliano
      Pages 605-627
    22. Yuh Baba, Takanori Nishiyama, Yasumasa Kato
      Pages 629-636
    23. Joanne Monterroso, Yongli Ji, Steve Emmons, Claire Verschraegen
      Pages 637-662
    24. Sujana Movva, Margaret von Mehren
      Pages 663-682
    25. Maria Cecília Monteiro Dela Vega, Pedro Nazareth Aguiar Jr., Hakaru Tadokoro, Ramon Andrade de Mello
      Pages 683-689
    26. K. L. Yim, B. M. Thomas, A. Christian
      Pages 719-734
  4. Palliative Care and Supportive Care

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 735-735
    2. Carmelia Maria Noia Barreto, Maria Cecilia Monteiro Della Vega, Michelle Samora de Almeida, Hakaru Tadokoro, Ramon Andrade de Mello
      Pages 737-752
    3. Paula Freire Cardoso, Wendel Ferreira Costa, Aumilto Augusto Da Silva Júnior, Hakaru Tadokoro, Ramon Andrade de Mello
      Pages 753-762
    4. Maria Tolia, George Kyrgias
      Pages 763-770
    5. F. Koinis, I. Gioulbasanis
      Pages 805-827
    6. Daniel Humberto Pozza, Sara Gil-Mata, Andreia Fontoura Oliveira, Alice Turner, Ramon Andrade de Mello, Newton Barros
      Pages 829-866
    7. Arlindo R. Ferreira, André Abrunhosa-Branquinho, Marília Jorge, Luís Costa, Inês Vaz-Luís
      Pages 867-889
    8. Tiago Costa de Pádua, Adrialdo José Santos, Hakaru Tadokoro, Ramon Andrade de Mello
      Pages 891-897
    9. Silvia Patrícia Fernandes Coelho, Luis Otávio Sá, Manuel Luis Capelas, Iracilde Alves de Andrade, Marta Vaz Pedro Sequeira, Ramon Andrade de Mello
      Pages 899-911
  5. Other Topics and Complements

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 913-913
    2. Eddy Supriyadi
      Pages 915-932
    3. Samuel J. K. Abraham, Hiroshi Terunuma, Vidyasagar Devaprasad Dedeepiya, Sumana Premkumar, Senthilkumar Preethy
      Pages 933-953
    4. Muneaki Shimada, Atsumi Kojima, Junzo Kigawa
      Pages 955-962

About this book

Introduction

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.

Keywords

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

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