Clinical Management of Renal Tumors

Editors: Bukowski, Ronald M., Novick, Andrew (Eds.)

  • Compiles some of the best data on the clinical management of renal tumors by world-renowned experts
  • Includes diagnostic and therapeutic coverage
  • Details both medical and surgical approaches to therapy
  • Covers the work of experts like Andrew Novick, who has devised groundbreaking minimally invasive techniques for renal surgery
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Clinical Management of Renal Tumors provides an in-depth review of the data relating to the management of renal tumors as well as an updated description regarding pathologic and molecular classification of renal tumors. The neoplasms covered include clear cell carcinomas, papillary cancers, nonepithelial tumors, and other mass lesions that resemble tumors. The management of patients with renal cancer having localized or advanced disease are discussed. Surgical approaches for primary and metastatic tumors, symptom palliation, and systemic therapy for metastatic disease including immunotherapy and targeted approaches are discussed in detail.

Reviews

From the reviews:

"Clinical Management of Renal Tumors is comprehensive and timely, bringing together the dramatic changes that have unfolded in the management of this disease. Both of the book’s editors were at the heart of the revolution that improved the treatment of renal-cell carcinoma. … excellent resource for patients, families, and practitioners." (Robert A. Figlin, The New England Journal of Medicine, October, 2008)

"This is an extremely through compilation with multimodality input on the clinical management of renal tumors. … this book is an outstanding and comprehensive guide to the current state of the art of management of renal tumors. … The editors are to be congratulated for a very through and timely effort. This book is an excellent resource." (J. P. Dutcher, Medical Oncology, Vol. 25, 2008)


Table of contents (38 chapters)

  • Renal Cell Carcinoma: Background

    Bukowski, Ronald M. (et al.)

    Pages 1-8

  • Imaging of Renal Cell Carcinoma

    Herts, Brian R.

    Pages 9-42

  • The Role of Percutaneous Imaging-Guided Biopsy in the Diagnosis and Management of Renal Masses

    Herts, Brian R. (et al.)

    Pages 43-54

  • Pathology of Renal Cell Carcinomas

    Zhou, Ming

    Pages 55-71

  • Epidemiology of Renal Tumors

    Montgomery, Jeffrey S. (et al.)

    Pages 73-96

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eBook $159.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-60327-149-3
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $209.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-58829-251-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Clinical Management of Renal Tumors
Editors
  • Ronald M. Bukowski
  • Andrew Novick
Copyright
2008
Publisher
Humana Press
Copyright Holder
Humana Press
eBook ISBN
978-1-60327-149-3
DOI
10.1007/978-1-60327-149-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-58829-251-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 665
Number of Illustrations and Tables
174 b/w illustrations
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