This highly popular book in the proven question-and-answer format of the "Secrets Series[registered]" is better than ever in this completely updated new edition. The major sections are General Concepts, General Hematology, Malignant Hematology, Care of the Cancer Patient, and Solid Tumors. Concise, and yet comprehensive with over 90 chapters written by experts in the field, this book presents all the need-to-know key information and provides the insights, pearls, and 'secrets' that are the hallmark of the series.
I GENERAL CONCEPTS 1. Evaluation and Management of the Palpable Breast Mass 2. Evaluation of a Lung Mass 3. Evaluation of a Testicular Mass 4. Intracranial Masses 5. Evaluation of Anemia 6. Evaluation of the Patient with a Bleeding Diathesis 7. Evaluation of Adenopathy 8. Evaluation of Leukocytosis II GENERAL HEMATOLOGY 9. Iron Deficiency Anemia 10. Megaloblastic Anemia 11. Hemolytic Anemias 12. Aplastic Anemia 13. Sickle Cell Disease and Thalassemias 14. Polycynthemic States 15. Iron Overload 16. Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation 17. Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura and Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome 18. Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura 19. Thrombocytosis 20. Hemophilia 21. Acquired Factor Deficiencies 22. The Hypercoagulable State 23. Neutropenia 24. Myelodysplastic Syndromes III MALIGNANT HEMATOLOGY 25. Acute Leukemia: Classification and Laboratory Evaluation 26. Acute Myelogenous and Lymphocytic Leukemias 27. Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia 28. Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia 29. Hairy Cell Leukemia 30. Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma: Classification and Pathology 31. Low-grade Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma 32. Aggressive and Highly Aggressive Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma 33. Cutaneous Lymphomas 34. Multiple Myeloma 35. Hodgkin's Disease IV GENERAL CARE OF THE CANCER PATIENT 36. Carcinogenesis 37. Cancer in the Elderly 38. Cancer Prevention 39. Cancer Chemotherapy: Prevention and Management of Common Toxicities 40. Cancer Pain Management 41. Infectious Complications of Chemotherapy 42. Gastrointestinal Complications of Chemotherapy 43. Hematologic Complications of Chemotherapy 44. Colony Stimulating Factors 45. Biologic Therapy of Cancer 46. Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation 47. Principles of Radiation Oncology 48. Radiation Oncology: Therapeutics 49. Hypercalcemia of Malignancy 50. Paraneoplastic Neurologic Syndromes 51. Endocrine Paraneoplastic Syndromes 52. Skeletal Complications of Malignancy 53. Superior Vena Cava Syndrome 54. Neutropenic Fever 55. Leukostasis 56. Psychosocial Aspects of Cancer Care 57. Fatigue in the Cancer Patient 58. Palliative Care and End-of-Life Decision Making 59. Hospice Care V SOLID TUMORS 60. Head and Neck Cancer 61. Breast Cancer 62. Lung Cancer 63. Esophageal Cancer 64. Gastric Cancer 65. Colorectal Cancer 66. Tumors of the Liver and Biliary Tree 67. Pancreatic Cancer 68. Ovarian Cancer 69. Carcinoma of the Uterine Cervix and Endometrium 70. Testicular Cancer 71. Renal and Bladder Cancer 72. Prostate Cancer 73. Cutaneous Melanoma 74. Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer 75. Primary Brain Tumors 76. Thyroid and Parathyroid Cancer 77. Carcinoid Syndrome and Pancreatic Islet Cell Tumors 78. Osteogenic Sarcoma 79. Soft Tissue Sarcomas 80. Cancer of Unknown Primary Site VI PEDIATRIC ONCOLOGY 81. Wilms Tumor 82. Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia 83. Osteogenic Sarcoma and Ewing's Sarcoma in Children 84. Childhood Brain Tumors VII HIV-RELATED DISEASES 85. AIDS-Associated Lymphomas 86. Kaposi's Sarcoma 87. Hematologic Abnormalities in HIV Infection VII CANER GENETICS 88. The Use of Molecular Diagnostics in Malignancy 89. Counseling for Cancer Genetics 90. High-risk Cancer Screening and Prevention 91. Breast Cancer Genetics 92. Colon Cancer Genetics 93. Hereditary Malignancies 94. Targeted Therapy