Head and Neck Management of the Cancer Patient

  • Douglas E. Peterson
  • E. George Elias
  • Stephen T. Sonis

Part of the Developments in Oncology book series (DION, volume 36)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. John L. Giunta
      Pages 17-43
    3. James E. Talmadge, Lance A. Liotta, Robert R. Kohn
      Pages 45-67
  3. Principles of Management

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 69-69
    2. E. George Elias
      Pages 71-75
    3. Nancy J. Tarbell, Ralph R. Weichselbaum
      Pages 77-82
    4. Paul L. Weiden
      Pages 83-99
    5. Crispian Scully
      Pages 101-128
    6. Joel M. Rappeport
      Pages 129-139
    7. James C. Wade
      Pages 141-159
  4. Diagnosis and Management of Head and Neck Neoplasia

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 161-161
    2. Douglas E. Peterson, C. Daniel Overholser Jr., Stewart A. Bergman, Todd Beckerman
      Pages 163-177
    3. Allen D. Hillel, Charles W. Cummings
      Pages 179-189
    4. Marvin P. Fried
      Pages 201-229
    5. Leonard B. Kaban, Robert Chuong
      Pages 231-254
    6. E. George Elias
      Pages 255-274
    7. R. Kim Davis, Stanley M. Shapshay
      Pages 331-348
  5. Head and Neck Complications of Cancer Therapy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 349-349
    2. N. Simon Tchekmedyian, Richard S. Kaplan
      Pages 363-400
    3. Mark M. Schubert, Keith M. Sullivan, Edmond L. Truelove
      Pages 401-427
    4. Peter B. Lockhart
      Pages 429-449
  6. Supportive Care

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 451-451
    2. John Beumer III, Louis G. De Paola, Robert J. Leupold
      Pages 453-478
    3. Lisa T. Williams, Noel E. Slotke, Jane Daly, Douglas E. Peterson
      Pages 479-502
    4. Nathan Schnaper, Tamar Koren Kellner
      Pages 503-508
    5. E. George Elias, Deborah L. McCaslin
      Pages 509-516
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 517-529

About this book


This book presents in a comprehensive way cur­ the clinical care of the patient with head and neck rent advances in the management of neoplasia cancer involvement and/or its complications. and associated complications of the head and Today's complex treatments in oncology re­ neck. A broad range of clinical considerations is quire a comprehensive approach to effect a posi­ discussed following overviews of relevant basic tive result for the cancer patient whose facial biologic issues and the roles of various disci­ appearance and function are compromised. We plines. Each chapter has been structured to trust that physicians, dentists, nurses, dental "stand by itself"; at the same time, obvious rela­ hygienists, and individuals in the supportive ser­ tionships with other chapters have been noted. vices involved in the management of the cancer We are pleased that this book represents, in our patient will find this book beneficial. opinion, a truly multidisciplinary approach to Xl I. INTRODUCTION 1. CANCER, ITS COMPLICATIONS, AND THE HEAD AND NECK Stephen T. Sanis Few diseases are as complex in their biology, tumors, such as colorectal cancers, seems physiology, pathology, or management as can­ equivocal [3]. cer [1, 2]. In addition, the disease concurrently has extensive psychological impact on patients.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Douglas E. Peterson
    • 1
    • 2
  • E. George Elias
    • 3
  • Stephen T. Sonis
    • 4
    • 5
  1. 1.Department of Oral Diagnosis Baltimore College of Dental Surgery Dental SchoolUniversity of MarylandBaltimoreUSA
  2. 2.Program of OncologyUniversity of Maryland, School of MedicineBaltimoreUSA
  3. 3.University of Maryland School of MedicineBaltimoreUSA
  4. 4.Division of DentistryBrigham and Women’s HospitalBostonUSA
  5. 5.Department of Oral Medicine and Oral PathologyHarvard School of Dental MedicineBostonUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag US 1986
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4612-9411-5
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4613-2289-4
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