Oncology in the Precision Medicine Era

Value-Based Medicine

  • Ravi Salgia

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Joseph C. Alvarnas
    Pages 1-12
  3. Joy Huang, Ashley Abing, Karen L. Reckamp
    Pages 13-30
  4. Michael J. Jang, Joseph Chao
    Pages 31-46
  5. An Ngoc Nhu Uche, Warren A. Chow
    Pages 47-59
  6. Amrita Krishnan, Nitya Nathwani, Idoroenyi Amanam, Rohan Gupta
    Pages 61-95
  7. Addie Hill, Vincent Chung
    Pages 97-109
  8. Blase Polite
    Pages 111-121
  9. Yash Dara, Nicholas Salgia, Sumanta K. Pal
    Pages 123-133
  10. Bertram Yuh, Zijie Sun
    Pages 135-149
  11. Tanya Dorff, Petros Grivas
    Pages 151-169
  12. Jeffrey N. Weitzel, Thomas P. Slavin
    Pages 187-207
  13. Ritika Vankina, Yuan Yuan
    Pages 209-223
  14. Kathryn Bollin, Kim Margolin
    Pages 225-246
  15. Virginia Sun
    Pages 247-258
  16. Rebecca Allen, Daneng Li
    Pages 259-271
  17. Dan Zhao, Rebecca Pharaon, Erminia Massarelli
    Pages 273-294
  18. Rimas V. Lukas, Vinai Gondi, Orin Bloch, Maciej M. Mrugala
    Pages 295-325
  19. Leslie Popplewell
    Pages 327-340
  20. Back Matter
    Pages 341-351

About this book


This volume comprehensively reviews oncology in the precision medicine era of personalized care, latest developments in the field, and indications and clinical trials for the treatment of cancer with targeted therapies, immunotherapy, and epigenetic modulators. It thoroughly addresses concerns of various types of cancers including cancers of the head and neck, lung, colon, esophagus, bladder, pancreas, and breast; melanoma; multiple myeloma; hepatocellular carcinoma; renal cell carcinoma; and sarcomas. It is organized and written in a format that is easy to follow for both clinicians and non-clinical scientists interested in personalized medicine. Chapters cover the identification of the clinical problem and summary of recent findings, tumor biology and heterogeneity, genomics, examples of simple and complex cases, biological pathways, future clinical trials, and financial considerations.

Oncology in the Precision Medicine Era: Value-Based Medicine will serve as a useful resource for medical oncologists and healthcare providers tailoring medicine to the needs of the individual patient, from prevention and diagnosis to treatment and follow up.


oncology cancer precision medicine value-based oncology targeted therapies

Editors and affiliations

  • Ravi Salgia
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics ResearchCity of Hope National Medical CenterDuarteUSA

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2020
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-030-31470-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-030-31471-2
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