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Critical Issues in Head and Neck Oncology : Key Concepts from the Fifth Thno Meeting (Hardcover)
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This book offers an selection of the critical current issues and challenges in head and neck cancer, as discussed in 2015 in the 5th conference on head and neck oncology. It covers all the key concepts of the subject, from the diagnostic challenges to multidisciplinary decision-making aspects in head and neck oncology. Starting with the make sense campaign and examining its impact on clinical practice, readers also gain insight into current and novel therapeutic approaches and the importance of adequate supportive care. The changing respective roles of the involved caregivers are also highlighted and extensively discussed. The chapters are based on the latest data presented at the 5th Trends in Head and Neck Oncology Conference and reflect the most up-to-date information in the field.
Taking into account the ample current treatment options for patients with head and neck cancer and discussing side effects and survivorship issues, this book provides and up-to-date coverage of all the critical topics in the field. Highlighting the increasing importance of decision-making in recurrent and metastatic head and neck cancer as well as quality of life and end of life issues, this reference book also emphasizes the multidisciplinary approach that plays such an important role in the outcome for this disease.
Edited by a team of world leaders in Head and Neck Cancer this volume serves as an easy reference to the head and neck oncology practitioner and provides an up-to-date overview for young specialists the field.