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Title Clinical endocrine oncology / edited by Ian D. Hay, John A.H. Wass ; foreword by Anthony P. Weetman
Edition Second edition
Published Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Pub., 2008
Online access available from:
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 644 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Primary hyperaldosteronism -- Adrenal causes of Cushing's syndrome -- Adrenal incidentalomas -- Androgen-secreting tumors -- Functional ovarian tumors -- Endocrine aspects of ovarian tumors -- Testicular germ cell cancers -- Neoplasia and intersex states -- Gestational trophoblastic neoplasia -- Classification of neuroendocrine tumors -- Imaging of gastrointestinal neuroendocrine tumors -- Insulinomas and hypoglycemia -- Gastrinomas (Zollinger-Ellison syndrome) -- VIPomas -- Glucagonomas -- Somatostatinomas -- Lung and thymic neuroendocrine tumors -- Carcinoid syndrome -- Appendiceal and hindgut carcinoids -- Chemotherapy for neuroendocrine tumors -- Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN 1) -- Medullary thyroid carcinoma and associated multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2 -- von hippel-lindau disease -- Neurofibromatosis type 1 -- Carney complex -- McCune-Albright syndrome -- Cowden syndrome -- Paraneoplastic syndromes -- Syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secrection -- Hypercalcemia of malignancy -- Syndrome of ectopic ACTH secrection -- Insulin-like growth factors and tumor hypoglycemia -- Metastatic and other extraneous neoplasms in endocrine organs -- Endocrine late effects of cancer therapy -- Endocrine-responsive tumors: prostate cancer -- Endocrine therapy in breast cancer management -- Female reproductive hormone therapy: risks and benefits
Structure and development of the endocrine system -- Epidemiology of endocrine tumors -- Inherited cancers, genes, and chromosomes -- Hormones, growth factors, and tumor growth -- Genetic counseling and clinical cancer genetics -- Prospects for gene therapy for endocrine malignancies -- Tumor targeting -- Techniques in radiation medicine -- Interventional radiology -- Surgical management of endocrine tumors -- Endocrine tumor markers -- General management of cancer patients -- Assessment of thyroid neoplasia -- Thyroid and parathyroid imaging -- Pathogenesis of thyroid cancer -- Papillary thyroid carcinoma -- Follicular thyroid carcinoma -- Anaplastic thyroid carcinoma -- Thyroid lymphoma -- Radiation-induced thyroid tumors -- Parathyroid adenomas and hyperplasia -- Parathyroid carcinoma -- Molecular pathogenesis of pituitary adenomas -- Functional assessment of the pituitary -- Imaging of the pituitary and hypothalamus -- Pathology of tumors of the pituitary -- Surgery for pituitary tumors -- Pituitary radiotherapy -- Prolactinomas -- Acromegaly -- Cushing's disease -- Non-functioning pituitary adenomas and gonadotropinomas -- Thyrotropinomas -- Pituitary carcinoma -- Pituitary incidentalomas -- Craniopharyngioma -- Benign cysts: Rathke's cleft cysts, mucoceles, arachnoid cysts, and dermoid and epidermoid cysts -- Hypothalamic hamartomas and gangliocytomas -- Cranial ependymoma -- Perisellar tumors including chordoma, optic nerve glioma, meningioma, hemangiopericytoma, and glomus tumors -- Pineal tumors: germinomas and non-germinomatous germ cell tumors -- Cavernous sinus hemangiomas -- Langerhans' cell histiocytosis -- Pituitary and hypothalamic sarcoidosis -- Imaging of the adrenal glands -- Pheochromocytoma -- Peripheral neuroblastic tumors
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Endocrine glands -- Tumors.
Endocrine Gland Neoplasms.
Endocrine System Diseases.
Form Electronic book
Author Hay, Ian D.
Wass, J. A. H.
Wiley InterScience (Online service)
ISBN 1444300229
1444300237 (electronic bk.)
9781444300239 (electronic bk.)