Advances in Clinical Oncology

Oncology is a branch of medicine that deals with the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer. Cancers are best managed by discussing in multi-disciplinary tumor board where medical oncologist, surgical oncology, radiation oncology, pathologist, radiologist and organ specific oncologists meet to find the best possible management for an individual patient considering the physical, social, psychological, emotional and financial status of the patients. It is very important for oncologists to keep updated of the latest advancements in oncology as changes in management of cancer are quite common. All fit patients whose cancer progresses and no standard of care treatment options are available should be enrolled in a clinical trial.

 

In the present book, twelve typical literatures about clinical oncology published on international authoritative journals were selected to introduce the worldwide newest progress, which contains reviews or original researches on medical science, oncologygenome biology, ect. We hope this book can demonstrate advances in clinical oncology as well as give references to the researchers, students and other related people.


Components of the Book:
  • Chapter 1
    The Clinical Trial Landscape in Oncology and Connectivity of Somatic Mutational Profiles to Targeted Therapies
  • Chapter 2
    Advancing Clinical Oncology through Genome Biology and Technology
  • Chapter 3
    Evidence-Based Medicine and Clinical Fluorodeoxyglucose PET/MRI in Oncology
  • Chapter 4
    Current Concepts in Clinical Radiation Oncology
  • Chapter 5
    Scenario Drafting for Early Technology Assessment of Next Generation Sequencing in Clinical Oncology
  • Chapter 6
    Mathematical Models for Translational and Clinical Oncology
  • Chapter 7
    Associations between Clinical and Sociodemographic Data and Patterns of Communication in Pediatric Oncology
  • Chapter 8
    Contrast-Enhanced [18 F] Fluorodeoxyglucose-Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography in Clinical Oncology: Tumor-, Site-, and Question-Based Comparison with Standard Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography
  • Chapter 9
    Lack of Timely Accrual Information in Oncology Clinical Trials: A Cross-Sectional Analysis
  • Chapter 10
    Testing the Treatment Effect on Competing Causes of Death in Oncology Clinical Trials
  • Chapter 11
    Next Generation Sequencing and Tumor Mutation Profiling: Are We Ready for Routine Use in the Oncology Clinic?
  • Chapter 12
    Clinical Oncology in Resource-Limited Settings
Readership: Students, academics, teachers and other people attending or interested in Clinical Oncology.
Kenneth Miles
Department of Diagnostic Imaging Princess Alexandra Hospital, Institute of Nuclear Medicine University College London, UK

Michael Orth
Department of Radiotherapy and Radiation Oncology Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich, Germany

Ralf Gallasch
Biocenter, Division of Bioinformatics, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria

Silvia Morbelli
PhD, Nuclear Medicine Unit, IRCCS AOU San Martino- IST, Department of Health Sciences, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy

Debu Tripathy
Professor, Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, USC

Franco M. Buonaguro
Division of Molecular Biology & Viral Oncology, Department of Experimental Oncology Istituto Nazionale Tumori -IRCCS “Fond Pascale”, France

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