Withrow and MacEwen's Small Animal Clinical Oncology, 5th Edition

Withrow and MacEwen's Small Animal Clinical Oncology

5th Edition

By Stephen J. Withrow, DVM, DACVS, DACVIM (Oncology), Stuart Professor of Surgery and Oncology, Director, Animal Cancer Center, Comparative Oncology Unit, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; David M. Vail, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology), Professor of Oncology and Director of Clinical Research, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI and Rodney Page, DVM, DACVIM (Internal Med/Oncology), Director, Flint Animal Cancer Center; Professor or Medical Oncology; Department of Clinical Sciences; College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences; Colorado State University; Fort Collins, CO


Why Worry About Cancer in Pets?

Section 1: THE BIOLOGY AND PATHOGENESIS OF CANCER

1. The Etiology of Cancer

1A. Genetic Factors

1B. Chemical, Physical, and Hormonal

1C. Cancer-Causing Viruses

2. Tumor Biology and Metastasis

3. The Pathology of Neoplasia

4. The Epidemiology and Incidence of Cancer

5. Paraneoplastic Syndromes

Section 2: DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES FOR THE CANCER PATIENT

6. Diagnostic Imaging in Oncology

7. Diagnostic Cytology in Clinical Oncology

8. Molecular Diagnostics

9. Biopsy Principles and Staging

Section 3: THERAPEUTIC MODALITIES FOR THE CANCER PATIENT

10. Surgical Oncology

11. Cancer Chemotherapy

12. Radiation Therapy

13. Immunotherapy of Cancer

14. Molecular/Targeted Therapy of Cancer

14A. Gene Therapy for Cancer

14B. Signal Transduction and Cancer

14C. Anti-angiogenic & Metronomic Treatment

14D. Emerging Therapeutics

15. Miscellaneous Treatments for Solid Tumors

15A. Management of Chronic Cancer Pain

15B. Nutritional Management of the Cancer Patient

15C. Client Grief Support

16. Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Patients with Cancer

17. Clinical Trials NEW!

Section 4: SPECIFIC MALIGNANCIES IN THE SMALL ANIMAL PATIENT

18. Tumors of the Skin and Subcutaneous Tissues

19. Melanoma NEW!

20. Mast Cell Tumors

21. Soft Tissue Sarcomas

22. Cancer of the Gastrointestinal Tract

22A. Oral Tumors

22B. Salivary Glanc Cancer

22C. Esophageal Cancer

22D. Exocrine Pancreatic Cancer

22E. Gastric Cancer

22F. Hepatobiliary Tumors

22G. Intestinal Tumors

22H. Perianal Tumors

23. Tumors of the Respiratory System

23A. Cancer of the Nasal Planum

23B. Canine Nasosinal Tumors

23C. Cancer of the Larynx and Trachea

23D. Pulmonary Neoplasia

24. Tumors of the Skeletal System

25. Tumors of the Endocrine System

26. Tumors of the Female Reproductive System

27. Tumors of the Mammary Gland

28. Tumors of the Male Reproductive System

29. Tumors of the Urinary System

30. Tumors of the Nervous System

31. Ocular Tumors

32. Hematopoietic Tumors

32A. Canine Lymphoma and Lymphoid Leukemia

32B. Feline Lymphoma and Leukemia

32C. Canine Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Chronic Myeloproliferative Diseases, and Myelodysplasia

32D. Plasma Cell Neoplasms

33. Miscellaneous Tumors

33A. Hemangiosarcoma

33B. Thymoma

33C. Canine Transmissible Venereal Tumor

33D. Mesothelioma

33E. Neoplasia of the Heart

33F. Histiocytic Diseases