Pancreatic Tumors in Children

Pancreatic Tumors in Children

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Where do you begin to look for a recent, authoritative article on the diagnosis or management of a particular malignancy? The few general oncology textbooks are generally out of date. Single papers in specialized journals are informative but seldom comprehensive; these are more often preliminary reports on a very limited number of patients. Certain general journals frequently publish good in-depth reviews of cancer topics, and pub lished symposium lectures are often the best overviews available. Unfortu nately, these reviews and supplements appear sporadically, and the reader can never be sure when a topic of special interest will be covered. Cancer Treatment and Research is a series of authoritative volumes which aim to meet this need. It is an attempt to establish a critical mass of oncology literature covering virtually all oncology topics, revised frequently to keep the coverage up-to-date, easily available on a single library shelf or by a single personal subscription. We have approached the problem in the following fashion. First, by dividing the oncology literature into specific subdivisions such as lung can cer, genitourinary cancer, pediatric oncology, etc. Second, by asking eminent authorities in each of these areas to edit a volume on the specific topic on an annual or biannual basis. Each topic and tumor type is covered in a volume appearing frequently and predictably, discussing current diagnosis, staging, markers, all forms of treatment modalities, basic biology, and more.With this radiosensitive line, there was no increased killing with exposure to the polar solvent. It is not known whether the increased responsiveness of clone 66 cells to X-rays after DMF pretreatment is due to a decreased ability of the cells to repair radiation damage, or to other causes. Studies currently underway at our Cancer Center suggest that DMF sensitizes human colon cancer cells to X- irradiation.

Title:Pancreatic Tumors in Children
Author:G. Bennett Humphrey, Gerald B. Grindey, Louis P. Dehner, Ronald T. Acton, Theodore J. Pysher
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-12-06


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