Guide to Targeted Therapies: EGFR mutations in NSCLC

Authors: Cappuzzo, Federico

  • A concise, practical handbook on EGFR mutations in NSCLC that provides oncologists and other healthcare providers with an up-to-date review of the background and advances in the field
  • Reviews the current treatment recommendations for EGFR mutations in NSCLC and emerging treatment options based on recent clinical trials
  • Easily accessible text, tables, and images reviews the critical clinical trials, giving readers a fast synopsis of key studies and available treatment options
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Guide to Targeted Therapies: EGFR Mutations in NSCLC is a speedy and up-to-date review, which discusses EGFR mutations, testing methods and technology, current and emerging therapies, and resources that clinicians can provide to their patients. Busy healthcare professionals who want a quick review of EGFR gene mutations as well as a summary of current therapies will benefit from this succinct guide.

About the authors

Federico Cappuzzo, MD, has been the Director of the medical oncology department at the Istituto Toscano Tumori-Ospedale Civile-Livorno in Livorno, Italy since January 2010. In November 1992, he graduated, summa cum laude, in medicine and surgery at the Palermo University. In November 1996, he gained a degree, summa cum laude, in medical oncology at Milan University, followed by the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) certification in medical oncology in 1997. From 1997 to 1999, he was recipient of an ESMO Fellowship on Gene Therapy of Lung Cancer at Institut Gustave Roussy in Villejuif (Paris). He then was an attending physician at the thoracic oncology unit at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston from April 2000 to September 2000. For six years, from November 2000 to 2006, he was an assistant professor at Ospedale Bellaria in Bologna. From November 2006 to January 2010, Dr Cappuzzo was an assistant professor in medical oncology at Istituto Clinico Humanitas IRCCS in Rozzano (Milan), and from January 2004 to November 2004 he was a visiting associate ­professor in medical oncology at University of Colorado in Denver.

Dr Cappuzzo is a member of the Italian Association in Medical Oncology (AIOM), ESMO, American Society Clinical Oncology (ASCO), International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASCL), and since 2006 has been a member of the editorial board of Lung Cancer. In 2006 and 2009, he received research grants from the Italian Association for Cancer Research (AIRC) on targeted therapies in lung cancer and is the author of more than 130 papers in peer-review journals, mainly in translational research in lung cancer.

Table of contents (6 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Cappuzzol, Federico

    Pages 1-6

  • The Human Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor (HER) Family: Structure and Function

    Cappuzzo, Federico

    Pages 7-17

  • Methods for EGFR Mutation Testing

    Cappuzzo, Federico

    Pages 19-24

  • Predictive and Prognostic Implications of EGFR Mutations

    Cappuzzo, Federico

    Pages 25-30

  • EGFR-Targeted Therapies in Non-small Cell Lung Cancer

    Cappuzzo, Federico

    Pages 31-66

Buy this book

eBook $39.99
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $49.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-03058-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Guide to Targeted Therapies: EGFR mutations in NSCLC
Authors
Copyright
2014
Publisher
ADIS
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-03059-3
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-03059-3
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-03058-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 67
Number of Illustrations and Tables
16 illustrations in colour
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