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Soft Tissue Sarcomas

  • Laurence H. Baker

Part of the Cancer Treatment and Research book series (CTAR, volume 15)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XII
  2. Chik-Kwun Tang
    Pages 1-27
  3. Michael A. Simon, Lawrence L. Kerns
    Pages 29-47
  4. James R. Ryan
    Pages 49-52
  5. James R. Ryan
    Pages 53-65
  6. Charles E. Lucas, Anna M. Ledgerwood
    Pages 67-83
  7. Steven A. Rosenberg
    Pages 85-99
  8. Frederick R. Eilber
    Pages 101-107
  9. Robert S. Benjamin, Boh-Seng Yap
    Pages 109-115
  10. Robert D. Lindberg
    Pages 117-125
  11. Laurence H. Baker
    Pages 127-133
  12. Michael K. Samson
    Pages 135-139
  13. Back Matter
    Pages 141-146

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 The few general oncology textbooks are generally out of date.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 indepth reviews of cancer topics, and published symposium lectures are often the best overviews available. Unfortunately, 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 cancer, genitour­ inary 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

Staging cancer treatment pathology radiotherapy tumor

Editors and affiliations

  • Laurence H. Baker
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of OncologyWayne State University School of MedicineDetroitUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4613-3882-6
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag US 1983
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4613-3884-0
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4613-3882-6
  • Series Print ISSN 0927-3042
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