Cancer Management in Man

Detection, Diagnosis, Surgery, Radiology, Chronobiology, Endocrine Therapy

  • Alfred L. Goldson

Part of the Cancer Growth and Progression book series (CAGP, volume 9)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Hans E. Kaiser, Eric T. Fossell
    Pages 1-15
  3. Raul H. Matallana
    Pages 16-23
  4. Hans E. Kaiser
    Pages 35-43
  5. Anton Gregl, Olcay S. Cigtay, Carolyn J. Harrington
    Pages 57-95
  6. Hermann-Ulrich Lohbeck
    Pages 96-102
  7. Yrjo Collan, V.-M. Kosma
    Pages 134-144
  8. Frank J. Thomas, Antonio R. Antunez
    Pages 149-169
  9. George H. Harrison, Jeremy Wright
    Pages 170-178
  10. Joseph R. Castro
    Pages 179-182
  11. Alfred L. Goldson, J. Rao Nibhanupudy, Joann Collier-Manning, Oscar E. Streeter Jr.
    Pages 183-187
  12. Atul C. Mehta, Joseph A. Golish, Muzaffar Ahmad
    Pages 220-226
  13. Francine Halberg, Julia Halberg, Erna Halberg, Franz Halberg
    Pages 227-253
  14. Andrea Manni
    Pages 254-261
  15. Albert Landsberger
    Pages 262-269
  16. Richard A. Malmgren
    Pages 270-280
  17. Back Matter
    Pages 281-296

About this book


Previous volumes in this series have discussed the current progression have identified a variety of targets and strategies state of our knowledge concerning the pathophysiology of to allow these goals to be realized. This volume critically cancer growth and progression. The complexity of the in­ reviews approaches towards cancer management in man at teraction of malignant neoplasms and the host, the the levels of: detection, diagnosis, surgery, radiology, heterogeneity of malignant cell subpopulations, and the chronobiology and endocrine treatment. existence of metastatic tumor cells resistant to drug thera­ Several chapters review selected methods of cancer diag­ pies remain as significant clinical challenges to clinical on­ nosis. In addition, a variety of on-going and novel ap­ cologists. Indeed, conventional treatment regimens of che­ proaches for cancer treatment are also presented in this volume. Progress in the early detection of malignant neo­ motherapy, surgery and radiology are often ineffective for the therapy of a large variety of established metastatic can­ plasms, coupled with novel approaches for the therapy of cer in patients. When one considers the insidiousness of such neoplasms, may ultimately yield safe and well-tolerated agents for the selective therapy of solid malignancies. New progressive neoplastic growth and the emergence of con­ tinuously more aggressive and malignant cellular subpop­ therapeutic approaches, directed towards the biochemical ulations one is overwhelmed with the challenges inherent in and molecular targets identified in the earlier volumes of this series, may ultimately lead to the generation of new mo­ attempting to control malignant neoplasms.


Staging Tumor cancer cancer treatment cell diagnosis diagnostics imaging immunotherapy mammography metastasis radiation oncology radiology radiotherapy surgery

Editors and affiliations

  • Alfred L. Goldson
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RadiotherapyHoward University College of Medicine and Howard University HospitalUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1989
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-010-7646-3
  • Online ISBN 978-94-009-2536-6
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