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Head and Neck Cancer

  • Bruce Brockstein 
  • Gregory Masters 

Part of the Cancer Treatment and Research book series (CTAR, volume 114)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Gregory Masters, Bruce Brockstein
    Pages 1-13
  3. Athanassios Argiris, Cathy Eng
    Pages 15-60
  4. Steven J. Charous
    Pages 85-113
  5. Russell W. Hinerman, William M. Mendenhall, Robert J. Amdur
    Pages 115-144
  6. Brandon G. Bentz, Dennis H. Kraus
    Pages 145-197
  7. A. Dimitrios Colevas
    Pages 213-234
  8. Chan Anthony TC, Chan M. D., Teo Peter ML, Teo M. D., Johnson Philip J, Johnson M. D.
    Pages 275-293
  9. Marcy A. List, John Stracks
    Pages 331-351
  10. Harry Staffileno Jr., Leslie Reeder
    Pages 353-370
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 371-376

About this book

Introduction

Exciting advances are occurring in the understanding of the molecular pathogenesis of squamous head and neck cancers. Epidemiology, staging and screening, as well as premalignancy, chemoprevention and the molecular biology of head and neck cancer, lay the groundwork for the understanding of the clinical chapters that follow. Controversial treatments will be compared to the standard management of patient care. Therapy chapters are divided into stage or category specific (resectable advanced, unresectable advanced or metastatic) problems, allowing the reader to review the current standards and options for patient types or specific patients easily. Considerations of supportive care, late toxicities and quality of life, often overlooked are reviewed in detail.

This is a comprehensive summary of the current state of the art research and treatment.

Keywords

Staging cancer carcinoma cell chemotherapy molecular biology pathogenesis prevention radiotherapy screening surgery

Editors and affiliations

  • Bruce Brockstein 
    • 1
    • 2
  • Gregory Masters 
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Evanston Northwestern HealthcareEvanston
  2. 2.Robert H. Lurie Cancer Center of Northwestern University, Feinberg School of MedicineChicago

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/b101862
  • Copyright Information Kluwer Academic Publishers 2003
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4020-7336-6
  • Online ISBN 978-0-306-48060-7
  • Series Print ISSN 0927-3042
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