Cancer of the Head and Neck

Cancer of the Head and Neck

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qComprehensive...a valuable [addition] to the library of any head and neck surgeon. Of similar value to neurosurgeons dealing specifically with the skull base.q --Journal of Neurosurgery. The latest edition of this definitive reference delivers state-of-the-art coverage of every aspect of head and neck cancer. Authors are all experts in their fields, with two new editors bringing fresh up-to-date perspectives. The 4th Edition takes a multidisciplinary approach to surgery and management, bringing new information on topics such as reconstruction of the vocal chords, treatment of laryngeal cancer, and radiotherapy. Features cutting-edge coverage of radiologic evaluation, including the diagnosis and progression of cancers via PET scanning. Includes new information on the treatment of cancer of the nasopharanx, plus the surgical treatment of recurrent nasopharangeal cancer. Discusses the use of combined chemotherapy and radiation to preserve the larynx in patients with advanced cancer in this area. Presents the very latest developments in the management of unusual tumors such as hemangiomas and arteriovenous malformation of the head and neck Describes five new areas of reconstruction of major defects in the head and neck following surgery: anterolateral thigh flap, palatomaxillary reconstruction, reconstruction of the cheek, posterior scalping flap, and submental island flap. Discusses the current status of immunotherapy in treating head and neck cancer. With 53 additional contributing experts.... 4:404a€“418, 1982. Byers RM, Boddie A, Luna MA: Malignant salivary gland neoplasms of the lip. ... Wang XL, Chen RM, Wang ZS, et al. Flow cytometric ... Suzuki K, Chen RB, Nomura T, et al. ... Am J Surg 148:542a€“547, 1984. ... Manual for Staging of Cancer, 2nd ed. Chicago ... 125. 128. 129. 130. 131. 132. 133. 134. 135. 136. 137. 138. 139. 140. 141. 142. 143. 144. 145. 146. 147. 148. 149. 150. 151.

Title:Cancer of the Head and Neck
Author:Eugene N. Myers
Publisher:W B Saunders Company - 2003


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