Cancer Management in Small Animal Practice E Book

Cancer Management in Small Animal Practice   E Book
Author: Carolyn J. Henry,Mary Lynn Higginbotham
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 432
Release: 2009-12-03
Genre: Medical
ISBN: 9781437701982

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Cancer Management in Small Animal Practice provides you with all the tools needed to diagnose, stage, and manage the many different disease entities known as "cancer." This manual is designed to provide you with easy-to-access, clinically relevant details for complete care of the small animal cancer patient, while considering the needs, concerns, and capabilities of the client. It provides quick reference sections for information not included in current oncology texts, including drug interactions and resources for participation in clinical trials. All information is well referenced and the reference section on the accompanying website includes links to the original and related articles. The latest information including diagnostic procedures, treatment modalities, and outcome predictions to help clients make the best decisions for their pets. Expert contributors, renowned for clinical, as well as academic and research expertise, offer a wide breadth and depth of expertise. Full-color format provides accurate visual depictions of specific diseases and procedures to enhance your diagnostic capabilities. Key Points highlight critical information, enabling quick, easy access. Systems approach to diagnosis and management offers logical, systematic, head-to-tail procedure for accurate diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis. Extensive discussions of supportive care limit adverse events and increase patient survival and puts emergency information at the practitioner’s fingertips. Suggested readings highlight the latest information for further investigation and research. Comprehensive drug safety guidelines thoroughly discuss all information required to safely handle and administer cancer drugs. Helpful drug formularies offer available formulations, recommended dosages, toxicities, and relative costs. Chapter on how to access clinical trials provides helpful information and hope for patients and their caregivers.

Cancer Management in Small Animal Practice

Cancer Management in Small Animal Practice
Author: Carolyn J. Henry,Mary Lynn Higginbotham
Publsiher: W B Saunders Company
Total Pages: 448
Release: 2009-12-10
Genre: Medical
ISBN: 1455735213

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This is a Pageburst digital textbook; Cancer Management in Small Animal Practice provides you with all the tools needed to diagnose, stage, and manage the many different disease entities known as "cancer." This manual is designed to provide you with easy-to-access, clinically relevant details for complete care of the small animal cancer patient, while considering the needs, concerns, and capabilities of the client. It provides quick reference sections for information not included in current oncology texts, including drug interactions and resources for participation in clinical trials. All information is well referenced and the reference section on the accompanying website includes links to the original and related articles. The latest information including diagnostic procedures, treatment modalities, and outcome predictions to help clients make the best decisions for their pets. Expert contributors, renowned for clinical, as well as academic and research expertise, offer a wide breadth and depth of expertise. Full-color format provides accurate visual depictions of specific diseases and procedures to enhance your diagnostic capabilities. Key Points highlight critical information, enabling quick, easy access. Systems approach to diagnosis and management offers logical, systematic, head-to-tail procedure for accurate diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis. Extensive discussions of supportive care limit adverse events and increase patient survival and puts emergency information at the practitioner's fingertips. Suggested readings highlight the latest information for further investigation and research. Comprehensive drug safety guidelines thoroughly discuss all information required to safely handle and administer cancer drugs. Helpful drug formularies offer available formulations, recommended dosages, toxicities, and relative costs. Chapter on how to access clinical trials provides helpful information and hope for patients and their caregivers.

Decision Making in Small Animal Oncology

Decision Making in Small Animal Oncology
Author: David J. Argyle,Malcolm J. Brearley,Michelle M. Turek
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 392
Release: 2009-03-16
Genre: Medical
ISBN: 0813806593

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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.

Cancer in Companion Animals An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America Small Animal Practice

Cancer in Companion Animals  An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America  Small Animal Practice
Author: Philip J Bergman,Craig Clifford
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2019-07-27
Genre: Medical
ISBN: 9780323682671

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This issue of Veterinary Clinics: Small Animal Practice, edited by Dr. Philip Bergman and Dr. Craig Clifford, focuses on Cancer in Companion Animals. Topics include: Novel Non-Invasive Diagnostics; MCT: Cytologic and Histologic Grading Update; Sentinel LN & Sx Oncology Update; RT Oncology Update; Novel Prescriptions for LSA; Targeted Prescriptions Update; Electrochemotherapy; Tumor Ablation; Anorexia and the Cancer Patient; Histiocytic Sarcome and HSA; Cancer Immunotherapies; and Personalized Cancer Medicine.

Withrow and MacEwen s Small Animal Clinical Oncology

Withrow and MacEwen s Small Animal Clinical Oncology
Author: Stephen J. Withrow,Rodney Page,David M. Vail
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 775
Release: 2012-11-13
Genre: Medical
ISBN: 9781437723625

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With a unique focus on the most effective interventional techniques, Withrow & MacEwen's Small Animal Clinical Oncology, 5th Edition tells the full story of cancer in dogs and cats - what it is, how to diagnose it, and how to treat many of the most common cancers encountered in clinical practice. Nearly 500 color photographs, diagrams, x-rays, and gross views depict the clinical manifestations of various cancers. This edition covers the latest advances in clinical oncology, including chemotherapy, surgical oncology, and diagnostic techniques. With contributions from 65 veterinary oncology experts, this authoritative reference is a must-have for current, evidence-based therapeutic strategies on canine and feline oncology. "I really love this book. If you are interested in veterinary oncology, have a flick through this book online or at a conference when you get the chance. I hope that you agree with me that this is the definitive oncology reference source for the early 21st century and that you feel compelled to buy it. Your patients will thank you for it." Reviewed by: Gerry Polton MA VetMB MSc(Clin Onc) DipECVIM-CA(Onc) MRCVS, UK Date: July 2014 Cutting-edge information on the complications of cancer, pain management, and the latest treatment modalities prepares you to diagnose and treat pets with cancer rather than refer cases to a specialist. A consistent format for chapters on body system tumors includes coverage of incidence and risk factors, pathology, natural behavior of tumors, history and clinical signs, diagnostic techniques and workup, treatment options, and prognosis for specific malignancies. A systems approach to the diagnosis and management of cancer facilitates access to information about the many malignancies affecting small animal patients. Nearly 500 color images provide accurate depictions of specific diseases and procedures. Helpful drug formularies provide quick access to information on indications, toxicities, and recommended dosages for chemotherapeutic and analgesic drugs used in cancer treatment. Expert contributors provide in-depth coverage of the most current information in his or her respective specialty in veterinary oncology. Chemotherapy protocols are included when case studies prove clinical efficacy. Discussion of compassion and supportive care for the management of pain, nutritional needs, and grief includes methods for handling the pet's pain and nutritional complications as well as the pet owner's grief when treatment is not successful. Thoroughly UPDATED chapters cover the most recent changes in the clinical management of melanoma, mast cell tumors, tumors of the skeletal system, tumors of the endocrine system, tumors of the mammary gland, urinary cancers, nervous system cancers, lymphoma, and histiocytic diseases. NEW Clinical Trials and Developmental Therapeutics chapter discusses the various phases of clinical trials as well as current challenges and opportunities in oncology drug development. NEW! A focus on the best recommended treatment options highlights therapeutic strategies that have been vetted by veterinary oncology experts. NEW co-author Dr. Rodney L. Page adds his valuable perspective, expertise, and research experience.

Advances in Veterinary Oncology An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America Small Animal Practice E Book

Advances in Veterinary Oncology  An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America  Small Animal Practice  E Book
Author: Annette N. Smith
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 512
Release: 2014-07-31
Genre: Medical
ISBN: 9780323323529

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This issue focuses on new advances in oncology in treating dogs and cats. Topics include: Use of metronomic chemotherapy in veterinary cancer patients, Evidence-based integrative medicine in clinical veterinary oncology, The role of surgery in multimodality cancer therapy for small animals, Cancer screening tests for small animals, Antibiotic use in veterinary oncology patients, Tyrosine kinase inhibitors in veterinary oncology practice, Stereotactic radiosurgery/Advances in veterinary radiation therapy, Tumor vaccines in veterinary oncology practice, Chemotherapy safety in clinical veterinary oncology, Role of neutering in cancer development, and more!

Cancer Chemotherapy in Small Animal Practice

Cancer Chemotherapy in Small Animal Practice
Author: Jane Dobson,Neil T. Gorman
Publsiher: Wiley-Blackwell
Total Pages: 224
Release: 1993-12-08
Genre: Medical
ISBN: 063203694X

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Cancer chemotherapy is an important new and growing area of veterinary medicine. Many practitioners are regularly using cytotoxic drugs for cancer therapy as diagnosis of the condition is relatively straightforward. However, the theory behind the use of these potent drugs is poorly understood and few practitioners have any training in this area. This book is the first to provide comprehensive coverage of the subject. Using text, notes and tabulated information it provides a highly practical guide to the correct treatment of tumours and the pharmacology behind the use of cytotoxic drugs. After considering the basic principles of tumour biology and the application of cytotoxic drugs, the book reviews the mode of action of the most frequently used groups of cytotoxic drugs. This is supported by comprehensive tables detailing specific agents, trade names, indications of dose rates and toxicity

Small Animal Oncology E Book

Small Animal Oncology E Book
Author: Susan M. North,Tania Ann Banks
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2009-07-20
Genre: Medical
ISBN: 9780702042508

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A highly practical guide suitable for in-clinic reference, Small Animal Oncology has been designed for maximum ease of use and accessibility of information. Whilst giving clear and up-to-date briefing for the busy practitioner, it also is a valuable resource to the student with a special interest in oncology. This Introduction gives an overview of cancer biology and explains the principles of available therapies. There is up to date discussion on new and developing techniques and treatments, and guidance on when these are indicated. The book covers all common, most less common and some rare aspects of small animal oncology. accompanying Evolve website includes over 20 clinical cases to try your knowledge all-round practical, useful, every day essential guide to small animal oncology schematic approach gives quick access to information when you need it explains biology and the basic principles as well as indicating treatment options