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Title Peritoneal carcinomatosis : a multidisciplinary approach / edited by Wim P. Ceelen
Published New York, N.Y. : Springer, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (xxxi, 533 pages) : illustrations
Series C.T.A.R. ; v. 134
CTAR ; v. 134
Cancer treatment and research ; v. 134
Contents Front Matter; Structure and Function of Mesothelial Cells; Molecular Biology of Peritoneal Carcinomatosis; Role of Adhesion Molecules in Locoregional Cancer Spread; Surgical Trauma, Minimal Residual Disease and Locoregional Cancer Recurrence; Pseudomyxoma Peritonei Syndrome: Classification of Appendiceal Mucinous Tumours; The Pathogenesis of Malignant Ascites; Natural History of Peritoneal Carcinomatosis from Digestive Origin; Intraperitoneal Drug Therapy: Physical and Biological Principles; Current Status of Intraperitoneal Antineoplastic Drug Delivery; The Biologic Rationale of Hyperthermia
Summary Peritoneal carcinomatosis (PC) has long been regarded as terminal. Treatment often resorted to palliative care. PC refers to a variety of tumors that present with extensive peritoneal involvement with or without parenchymal involvement of solid organs such as the liver, spleen and lymph nodes. This title covers this subject
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Peritoneum -- Cancer -- Treatment.
Peritoneum -- Cancer.
Peritoneal Neoplasms -- drug therapy.
Peritoneal Neoplasms -- physiopathology.
Peritoneal Neoplasms -- surgery.
Peritoneal Neoplasms -- therapy.
Form Electronic book
Author Ceelen, W. P.
LC no. 2006935881
ISBN 0387489916 (Cloth)
9780387489919 (Cloth)