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TitleSoft Tissue Sarcomas: New Developments in the Multidisciplinary Approach to Treatment [electronic resource] / edited by Herbert M. Pinedo, Jaap Verweij, Herman D. Suit
ImprintBoston, MA : Springer US : Imprint: Springer, 1991
Connect tohttp://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4615-3896-7
Descript XV, 173 p. online resource

SUMMARY

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 The few general oncology textbooks are generally out of date.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 in-depth reviews of cancer topics, and published symposium lectures are often the best overviews available. Unforยญ tunately, 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 that aim to meet this need. It is an attempt to establish a critical mass of oncology literature covering virtually all oncology topics, which is revised frequently to keep the coverage up to date, and which is 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 canยญ cer, genitourinary cancer, pediatric oncology, etc.; and 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 diagยญ nosis, staging, markers, all forms of treatment modalities, basic biology, and more


CONTENT

1. Pathology of Soft Tissue Sarcomas -- 2. Diagnostic Imaging -- 3. Staging Soft Tissue Sarcomas -- 4. Principles of Surgical Treatment of Soft Tissue Sarcomas -- 5. Psychological Outcomes in Survivors of Extremity Sarcomas Following Amputation or Limb-Sparing Surgery -- 6. Radiation Therapy of Sarcomas of Soft Tissues -- 7. Systemic Treatment of Advanced or Metastatic Soft Tissue Sarcomas -- 8. Adjuvant Chemotherapy for Soft Tissue Sarcomas -- 9. Pre- and Perioperative Perfusion Chemotherapy for Soft Tissue Sarcoma of the Limbs -- 10. Thermochemotherapy for Soft Tissue Sarcomas -- 11. Soft Tissue Sarcomas of Children


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