For those preparing for certification or recertification in hematology or oncology, Hoffman and Abeloff's Hematology-Oncology Review is a single-volume source of authoritative, up-to-date exam preparation. This unique question and answer review helps you succeed on today’s board exams with more than 1,000 board-style questions, answers, and rationales; comprehensive coverage of essential exam topics, and online practice tests. Includes 1,000+ board-style questions with answers and rationales explaining both correct and incorrect answers. Covers a broad range of topics compiled by experts in hematology and oncology, including cancer biology and genomics, immunotherapy, hematologic malignancies, solid tumor malignancies, non-malignant hematology, and supportive care. Uniquely designed as both a standalone review and a study companion to Abeloff’s Clinical Oncology and Hematology: Basic Principles and Practice.
Melanoma is a concise handbook that identifies best-practice guidelines and presents the most current procedures for the diagnosis and management of melanoma in a succinct and easy-to-read manner. Chapters cover melanoma pathology, biopsy techniques, staging and risk stratification, surgical treatment of localized melanoma, immunotherapy, radiation therapy, and guidelines for resected melanoma, targeted therapy, cytotoxic chemotherapy, and management of brain metastases, mucosal and ocular melanoma, and pediatric melanoma patients. This handbook is a must-have tool for clinicians directly involved in the care of patients with melanoma, including surgical oncologists, medical oncologists, and radiation oncologists.
This book provides a comprehensive resource for medical professionals on the various legal aspects involved in conducting clinical research. It encompasses legal and ethical issues such as duty of care, research malpractice and negligence, standards of care, informed consent, liability issues for Institutional Review Boards (IRB), conflicts of interest, insider trading and the disclosure and withholding of clinical trial results. It will also provide legal guidance on research contracts, setting up clinical trials and common legal pitfalls encountered in medical research.
Clinical Trials: Study Design, Endpoints and Biomarkers, Drug Safety, and FDA and ICH Guidelines is a practical guidebook for those engaged in clinical trial design. This book details the organizations and content of clinical trials, including trial design, safety, endpoints, subgroups, HRQoL, consent forms and package inserts. It provides extensive information on both US and international regulatory guidelines and features concrete examples of study design from the medical literature. This book is intended to orient those new to clinical trial design and provide them with a better understanding of how to conduct clinical trials. It will also act as a guide for the more experienced by detail...
This new resource presents comprehensive guidance on the full range of drugs used to fight cancer, including chemotherapeutic agents as well as adjuvant and palliative medications. A section of the book also deals with drug delivery devices. 116 experienced oncology specialists*including both physicians and nurses*provide thorough, interdisciplinary coverage of the theoretical and practical aspects of cancer management to benefit the entire oncology team. A concise, outline format provides rapid access to essential drug information.
Citing high rates of cures that can be achieved with early detection, a whole-life plan informs readers on how to best enable melanoma skin cancer's immediate detection and select the most compatible and effective treatment options. Original.