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Oncology in primary care

Oncology in primary care

Rose, Michal G

For primary care clinicians who need practical and concise information on caring for their patients with cancer. Written in an easy-to-browse format, chapters cover risk factors, prevention, screening, prognosis, and surveillance strategies.valuable information that helps primary care clinicians advise their patients regarding therapeutic and end-of-life decisions and become true partners in the care of their patients with cancer. Each chapter also includes an abundance of figures and tables to help clinicians find quick answers to questions commonly encountered in the primary care setting

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Published Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 2013
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Statement of responsibility: senior editors, Michal G. Rose [and others]
ISBN: 146983054X, 9781451111491, 9781469830544
Note: Print version record.
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Language note: Text in English.
Physical Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 425 pages) : illustrations.
Series: Lippincott's primary care
Subject: Primary health care Methods.; Risk Assessment.; Risk assessment.; MEDICAL Internal Medicine.; Primary Health Care methods.; Neoplasms diagnosis.; MEDICAL Evidence-Based Medicine.; HEALTH & FITNESS Diseases General.; Tumors Diagnosis.; Tumors Treatment.; Primary health care.; MEDICAL Clinical Medicine.; Neoplasms therapy.; MEDICAL Diseases.
Series Title: Lippincott's primary care.
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  1. Section I. Cancer Prevention and Care
  2. The Evolving Role of Primary Care: The role of the primary care clinician in cancer prevention and care
  3. The risk of cancer in the United States and globally: implications for primary care clinicians
  4. Section II. Cancer Risk Factors and Prevention: Genetic risk and the management of the high-risk individual
  5. Medical approaches to cancer prevention
  6. Smoking
  7. Infections and inflammation
  8. Chemicals and radiation
  9. Obesity and physical activity
  10. Nutrition
  11. Section III. Cancer Screening: Principles of cancer screening
  12. Breast cancer screening
  13. Screening for gynecologic malignancies
  14. Colorectal cancer screening
  15. Screening for hepatocellular carcinoma
  16. Barrett's esophagus
  17. Primary and secondary prevention of skin malignancies
  18. Prostate cancer screening
  19. Lung cancer screening
  20. Section IV. Clinical Presentation of Cancer: Does my patient have cancer? Presenting symptoms
  21. Paraneoplastic syndromes
  22. Incidentally found cancers
  23. Principles of cancer diagnosis and staging
  24. Section V. Management and Treatment of the Patient with Cancer: Oncologic emergencies
  25. Pain management
  26. Nausea and vomiting
  27. Diarrhea and constipation
  28. Shortness of breath and pleural effusion
  29. Fatigue, depression, and anxiety
  30. Cancer-associated anorexia-cachexia syndrome
  31. Mucositis
  32. Anemia, leukopenia, and thrombocytopenia
  33. Hypercoagulable states associated with cancer
  34. The perioperative management of the patient with cancer
  35. Communication with patients with cancer
  36. Principles of hospice and palliative care
  37. Rehabilitation in patients with cancer
  38. Priciples of antineoplastic therapy
  39. Section VI. Cancer Survivorship: Cancer survivors, oncologists, and primary care clinicians
  40. Cardiac and pulmonary sequelae of cancer and its treatment
  41. Bone health
  42. Fertility
  43. Sexual dysfunction
  44. Endocrinopathies
  45. Neurocognitive effects of cancer and its therapy
  46. Survivors of childhood cancer
  47. Survivors of hematopoietic cell transplantation
  48. Psychosocial sequelae of cancer
  49. Section VII. Cancers of Individual Sites: Head and neck cancer
  50. Lung cancer, mesothelioma, thymoma
  51. Gastric and esophageal cancer
  52. Cancer of the pancreas and hepatobiliary tracts
  53. Colorectal cancer
  54. Anal cancer
  55. Hepatocellular carcinoma
  56. Prostate cancer
  57. Bladder cancer
  58. Kidney cancer
  59. Cancers of the testicle, urethra, and penis
  60. Breast cancer
  61. Gynecologic cancers
  62. Skin cancers
  63. Lymphoma
  64. Plasma cell disorders
  65. Acute leukemias and myelodysplasia
  66. Myeloproliferative neoplasms
  67. Soft tissue and bone sarcomas
  68. Cancers of the nervous system
  69. Endocrine cancers
  70. Cancer of unknown primary
  71. HIV and other immunosuppression-related malignancies
  72. Common childhood cancers
  73. Glossary: Common cancer-related terms
  74. Appendix: Useful internet and community resources for cancer care.