A Practical Guide
A compendium of lung cancer information useful to thoracic surgeons, pulmonologists, respiratory medicine specialists, clinical researchers andTable of Contents
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This handbook is written to provide a 'bedside' reference for the practising oncologist, as well as a compendium of lung cancer information useful to thoracic surgeons, pulmonologists, respiratory medicine specialists, clinical researchers and educators, medical students and nurses. The book is written in outline format to provide the reader with quick and easy access to information on the major trials, landmark articles and reviews in lung cancer. The results of important clinical trials are summarised in 5-10 lines, with key data including: whether or not randomised; number of subjects; study periods; median follow-up; dosages; results; limitations and conclusions. In addition, there is a comprehensive index so that specific information can be quickly found.
- Practical 'bedside' guide for the busy oncologist.
- Includes summaries of landmark articles and reviews that have changed clinical practice.
- Quick and easy access to the latest information on all aspects of lung cancer, clinical practice and management.
By Luis E. Raez, MD, FACP, FCCP, Associate Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology and Public Health; Director, Hematology/Oncology Clinics and Chemotherapy Unit (CTU), Co-Leader Thoracic Oncology Group, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA; and Orlando E. Silva, MD, JD, FACP, FCLM, Director of Breast Cancer Education, Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL