11 Lung Cancer (Non–Small Cell)

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10.1055/b-0038-160302 11 Lung Cancer (Non–Small Cell)Douglas M. Coldwell Epidemiology Lung cancer is the most common cause of cancer death worldwide. It is associated with smoking, but over half the cases…

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9 Hepatocellular Carcinoma

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10.1055/b-0038-160300 9 Hepatocellular CarcinomaDouglas M. Coldwell Epidemiology Overall, hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the fifth most common cancer in the world and the second most common cause of cancer death in…

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7 Cancer of the Pancreas

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10.1055/b-0038-160298 7 Cancer of the PancreasDouglas M. Coldwell Epidemiology It is the 12th most prevalent cancer in the United States, and the 4th most frequent cause of cancer-related death. Survival…

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6 Colorectal Cancer

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10.1055/b-0038-160297 6 Colorectal CancerDouglas M. Coldwell Epidemiology Ten percent of new cancers in the United States and 10% of cancer mortality. Lifetime risk in the United States is 6%. Fewer…

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3 Essentials of Radiation Oncology

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10.1055/b-0038-160294 3 Essentials of Radiation OncologyAndrew S. Kennedy Introduction to Radiation Oncology Radiation oncology is the medical use of ionizing radiation in cancer treatment to control malignant cells. Ionizing radiation…

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2 Essentials of Surgical Oncology

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10.1055/b-0038-160293 2 Essentials of Surgical OncologyRobert C. G. Martin II Introduction Surgery is an essential part of the treatment for patients with many types of cancer. 1 – 4 Achieving…

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1 Essentials of Medical Oncology

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10.1055/b-0038-160292 1 Essentials of Medical OncologyVivek R. Sharma Introduction The purpose of this chapter is to give the reader an in-depth understanding of the overarching principles that guide the current…

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