Decision Making in Small Animal Oncology
Edited by: David Argyle (University of Edinburgh Hospital for Small Animals), Malcolm Brearley and Michelle Turek
|USA: Oct 2008|
|Rest of World: Sep 2008|
|Australia: Nov 2008|
178 x 254 mm , 7 x 10 in
392 pages, 132 illustrations.
Decision Making in Small Animal Oncology is a practical manual for the increasing number of veterinarians called upon to treat patients with cancer. This case-based quick reference leads practitioners through diagnosis, treatment, and management decisions, offering reliable guidance for more effective management of cancer care. With easy-to-follow algorithms to assist the reader through the critical thinking process, Decision Making in Small Animal Oncology answers the questions most commonly asked in daily practice to provide the cancer knowledge practitioners and students need in general practice.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. Paraneoplastic Syndromes
Chapter 3. Clinical Approach to the Cancer Patient
Chapter 4. Biopsy, Tissue Handling and Interpretation
Chapter 5. Cancer Treatment Modalities
Chapter 6. Tumours of the Skin and Subcutis
Chapter 7. Mast Cell Tumours
Chapter 8. Canine and Feline Histiocytic Disorders
Chapter 9. Canine Lymphoma and Leukaemia
Charter 10. Feline Lymphoma and Leukaemia
Chapter 11. Splenic Tumours
Chapter 12. Gastrointestinal Tumours
Chapter 13. Tumours of the Respiratory System
Chapter 14. Endocrine Tumours
Chapter 15. Tumours of the urinary system
Chapter 16. Tumours of the Reproductive Tract
Chapter 17. Canine and Feline Mammary Tumours
Chapter 18. Tumours of the Musculoskeletal System
Chapter 19. Tumours of the Brain, Spinal Cord, Peripheral Nerves and Special Senses
Chapter 20. Miscellaneous Tumours
About the Author
David J. Argyle, BVMS, PhD, DECVIM-CA (Oncology), MRCVS, is the William Dick Professor of Veterinary Clinical Studies at the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh.
Malcolm J. Brearley, MA, VetMB, MSc (Clin. Onc), DECVIM-CA (Oncology) FRCVS, is Principal Clinical Oncologist at the Queen's Veterinary School Hospital, University of Cambridge
Michelle Turek, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology), DACVR (Radiation Oncology), is a staff oncologist at Angell Animal Medical Center's Cancer Care Center, Boston, MA.