Epidemiology of Endocrine Tumors brings current data and clinical research into one source for a multidisciplinary audience. The book discusses the prevalence, incidence, etiology, pathology, diagnosis and treatment of various endocrine tumors. With clear and focused writing, it is essential reading for healthcare professionals, endocrinologists, oncologists, and public health professionals. Users will be able to bridge the knowledge gap that exists in the comprehensive coverage surrounding the epidemiology of endocrine tumors. Globally, the prevalence and incidence of endocrine tumors is high. This audience needs a treatise where they can gain a broad overview of endocrine tumors with a focus on epidemiology. Supplies information about the epidemiology of various endocrine tumors, both benign and malignant, to endocrinologists, oncologists and related health care professionals Focuses on the impact upon costs and patient deaths due to complications of these tumors Describes how endocrine tumors affect various age groups and ethnicities, discussing the prevention of endocrine tumors Presents chapters on Cancer Problem, Specific Endocrine Tumors, Prevention, Detection and Diagnosis, and Treatment of Endocrine Tumors Provides review questions with an answer key and detailed glossary
|Author||: M. Papotti,W.W. de Herder|
|Publisher||: Karger Medical and Scientific Publishers|
|Release Date||: 2015-08-11|
|ISBN 10||: 3318027731|
|Pages||: 270 pages|
The term ‘carcinoid’ entered medical literature over 100 years ago to describe a peculiar intestinal epithelial neoplasm. Since then, a large body of literature has expanded the concept of carcinoid, later replaced by the term ‘NeuroEndocrine Tumor’ (NET), defining a wide spectrum of peculiar tumors, potentially affecting all organs and tissues, originating from neuroendocrine cells, sharing, but, at the same time, keeping, pathognomonic pathological, radiological and clinical features. This book provides an authoritative overview of the epidemiological, clinical, genetic, molecular and pathological characteristics of NETs and highlights the most relevant controversial issues in the classification, diagnosis and therapy. Furthermore the new frontiers in the field of medical therapies are presented, through a multidisciplinary and translational approach. Considering the fact that NETs have been recently demonstrated less rare as considered so far, 'Neuroendocrine Tumors: A Multidisciplinary Approach' is a must read for endocrinologists, gastroenterologists, endocrine surgeons, as well as pathologists, nuclear medicine physicians and radiologists focused on NET.
This book is a timely textbook that covers all aspects of neuroendocrine tumors (NET) from epidemiology, pathological classification and evaluation and molecular biology through to diagnostic imaging methods and therapeutic options, including the latest targeted therapies. The various types of NET are individually discussed, including carcinoid tumors, insulinomas, gastrinomas, glucagonomas, VIPomas, somatostatinomas, PPomas, medullary thyroid carcinomas, adrenocortical cancer, pheochromocytomas, paragangliomas and non-functioning pancreatic NETs. The contributing authors are internationally recognized experts who bring a wealth of experience to the subject. This book will be an invaluable source of information for practicing medical oncologists, surgeons, endocrinologists, gastroenterologists and pathologists and also trainees.
This book on neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) aims to present, in a clear and innovative manner, a broad topic that is still unevenly and in some respects poorly delineated. The novel feature is the nature of the focus on the principles of prognosis, diagnosis, and therapy, which are outlined on the basis of well-defined clinical scenarios described with the aid of high-quality images and illustrations. The salient observations to emerge from the reported clinical cases are clearly summarized, taking into account evidence from the literature and the available guidelines. All of the significant prognostic factors – histopathological, molecular, and imaging – and current diagnostic and therapeutic strategies for the major NETs (stomach, pancreas, ileum, appendix, bronchus) are covered. In addition, in the introductory part of the book the reader will find information on basic aspects including epidemiology, classification, and underlying biological mechanisms. Neuroendocrine Tumors in Real Life will be of interest to all specialists involved in the management of NETs; it will provide the experienced with important updates and equip trainees and students with a firm understanding of key concepts.
New research has shown that neuroendocrine tumors are more common than previously thought. Progress in our understanding of the molecular pathogenesis of these not-so-rare cancers has resulted in renewed interest in developing innovative therapeutic options. In particular, novel molecular targeted agents have been shown to have significant anti-tumor activity, and integration of these therapies has led to critical advances in management. In this volume, an outstanding group of the world’s leaders in the field have assembled to convey their knowledge of the epidemiology, biology, and management of all the major types of neuroendocrine tumors. The book takes a multi-modality approach to understanding disease processes and therapeutics, including chapters on medical and surgical treatment as well as a chapter devoted to imaging. Throughout, the authors emphasize recent advances in our understanding of molecular biology and the subsequent emerging therapeutic options.
|Author||: Randall E. Harris|
|Publisher||: Jones & Bartlett Learning|
|Release Date||: 2019-04-15|
|ISBN 10||: 1284151018|
|Pages||: 800 pages|
Epidemiology of Chronic Disease: Global Perspectives is the most current and authoritative resource on the epidemiology, etiology, pathogenesis, risk factors and preventive factors of over 50 major chronic diseases and conditions. This comprehensive text provides readers with an excellent basis for examining current hypotheses regarding chronic disease epidemiology.
|Author||: Richard J. Auchus,Barry D. Pressman,Adina F. Turcu,Alan D. Waxman|
|Release Date||: 2017-08-17|
|ISBN 10||: 0323545513|
|Pages||: 329 pages|
This issue of Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinics, guest edited by Drs. Richard Auchus, Adina Turcu, Alan D. Waxman, and Barry D. Pressman, is devoted to Biochemical and Imaging Diagnostics in Endocrinology. Articles in this issue include Mass spectrometry applicability in endocrine testing; Point-of-care endocrine testing; Thyroid, Bone; NET; Predictors of fertility; Thyroid ultrasound imaging and needle biopsy; Pituitary imaging; Adrenal imaging; Pancreatic imaging; Diagnosis and management of thyroid disorders; Neuroendocrine Tumors, and Parathyroid Imaging.
|Author||: Smithsonian Science Information Exchange. Current Cancer Research Project Analysis Center|
|Release Date||: 1975|
|Pages||: 198 pages|
924 references to research projects being conducted in the United States and elsewhere. Entries arranged under 8 topics, e.g., Identification of high risk groups, Chemical carcinogenesis, and Teratogenesis. Entries include title, researcher, address, contract number, summary, and supporting agency. Indexes by subjects, investigators, contractors, supporting agencies, and contractor numbers.
This brand new updated edition of the most comprehensive reference book on pancreatic disease details the very latest knowledge on genetics and molecular biological background in terms of anatomy, physiology, pathology, and pathophysiology for all known disorders. Included for the first time, are two brand new sections on the key areas of Autoimmune Pancreatitis and Benign Cystic Neoplasms. In addition, this edition is filled with over 500 high-quality illustrations, line drawings, and radiographs that provide a step-by-step approach to all endoscopic techniques and surgical procedures. Each of these images can be downloaded via an online image bank for use in scientific presentations. Every existing chapter in The Pancreas: An Integrated Textbook of Basic Science, Medicine and Surgery, 3rd Edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to include the many changes in clinical practice since publication of the current edition. The book includes new guidelines for non-surgical and surgical treatment; new molecular biologic pathways to support clinical decision making in targeted treatment of pancreatic cancer; new minimally invasive surgical approaches for pancreatic diseases; and the latest knowledge of neuroendocrine tumors and periampullary tumors. The most encyclopedic book on the pancreas—providing outstanding and clear guidance for the practicing clinician Covers every known pancreatic disorder in detail including its anatomy, physiology, pathology, pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management Completely updated with brand new chapters Over 500 downloadable illustrations An editor and author team of high international repute who present global best-practice The Pancreas: An Integrated Textbook of Basic Science, Medicine and Surgery, 3rd Edition is an important book for gastroenterologists and gastrointestinal surgeons worldwide.
|Author||: Monica Fedele|
|Publisher||: BoD – Books on Demand|
|Release Date||: 2013-05-08|
|ISBN 10||: 9535110802|
|Pages||: 276 pages|
This book covers a selected number of hot topics in endocrine and hormone-related pathologies, discussed by eminent scientists and clinicians coming from different countries of the world. It deals with advanced recent trends in the field, including neuroendocrine and pituitary tumors, thyroid dysfunctions, diabetes and a series of endocrine-related diseases, such as those related to the anabolic effects of testosterone, obesity, cancer, the liver complications of diabetes and the pediatric nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. The readers should be able to have a basic, as well as critic and advanced, overview of these selected hot pathologies of the endocrine system.
|Release Date||: 1982|
|Pages||: 329 pages|
The WHO Classification of Tumours of Endocrine Organs is the 10th volume in the 4th Edition of the WHO series on histological and genetic typing of human tumours. This authoritative, concise reference provides an international standard for oncologists and pathologists and will serve as an indispensable guide for use in the design of studies evaluating response to therapy and clinical outcome. Diagnostic criteria, pathological features, and associated genetic alterations are described in a disease-oriented manner. Sections on all recognized neoplasms and their variants include new ICD-O codes, epidemiology, clinical features, pathology, genetics, prognosis, and predictive factors. The book, prepared by 166 authors from 25 countries, contains more than 700 color images and tables and more than 3100 references.