Clinical Endocrine Oncology, Second Edition

Clinical Endocrine Oncology, Second Edition

Editor(s): Ian D. Hay, John A.H. Wass

Published Online: 27 JAN 2009

Print ISBN: 9781405145848

Online ISBN: 9781444300222

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300222

About this Book

A truly comprehensive reference for the management of patients with endocrine cancer

The new edition of Clinical Endocrine Oncology has been fully revised and extended making it the most comprehensive and up-to-date reference available. Written and edited by leading international experts in the field, it sets the standard in multidisciplinary care for patients with endocrine tumors.

The book provides specific and detailed guidance on the basic, clinical, investigative and therapeutic processes required for the thorough evaluation of a patient with a tumor in an endocrine organ. The eighty-four chapters are arranged in seven parts:

• Endocrine Oncology and Therapeutic Options
• Thyroid and Parathyroid Tumors
• Pituitary and Hypothalamic Lesions
• Adrenal and Gonadal Tumors
• Neuroendocrine Tumors and the Clinical Syndromes
• Medical Syndromes and Endocrine Neoplasia
• Endocrine-responsive Tumors and Female Reproductive Hormone Therapy.

This authoritative and practical text will be an invaluable resource for all those working in the field, including endocrinologists, medical oncologists, surgeons, radiation therapists, interventional radiologists, specialist nurses, and clinical scientists.

John A.H. Wass is joined in this edition by a new editor, Ian D. Hay, Professor of Medicine and Endocrinology Research at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota, USA.

Table of contents

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  1. Part 1: Endocrine Oncology and Therapeutic Options

    1. Chapter 7

      Tumor Targeting (pages 58–63)

      Mona Waterhouse and Ashley B. Grossman

  2. Part 2: Thyroid and Parathyroid Tumors

    1. Chapter 13

      Assessment of Thyroid Neoplasia (pages 109–115)

      Kristien Boelaert, Jayne Franklyn and Michael Sheppard

    2. Chapter 19

      Thyroid Lymphoma (pages 162–165)

      Christopher M. Nutting and Kevin J. Harrington

    3. Chapter 22

      Parathyroid Carcinoma (pages 180–184)

      Göran Åkerström, Per Hellman and Peyman Björklund

  3. Part 3: Pituitary and Hypothalamic Lesions

    1. Chapter 29

      Prolactinomas (pages 237–245)

      Mary P. Gillam and Mark E. Molitch

    2. Chapter 32

      Non-Functioning Pituitary Adenomas and Gonadotropinomas (pages 262–267)

      Maarten O. van Aken, Aart Jan van der Lelij and Steven W.J. Lamberts

    3. Chapter 43

      Langerhans' Cell Histiocytosis (pages 325–330)

      Matthew F. Gorman, Michelle Hermiston and Katherine K. Matthay

  4. Part 4: Adrenal and Gonadal Tumors

    1. Chapter 47

      Peripheral Neuroblastic Tumors (pages 360–369)

      Bruno De Bernardi, Vito Pistoia, Claudio Gambini and Claudio Granata

    1. Chapter 50

      Adrenal Incidentalomas (pages 384–389)

      Maria Verena Cicala, Pierantonio Conton, Anna Patalano and Franco Mantero

    1. Chapter 51

      Androgen-Secreting Tumors (pages 390–395)

      Quirinius Barnor, Tom R. Kurzawinski and Gerard S. Conway

  5. Part 5: Neuroendocrine Tumors and the Clinical Syndromes

    1. Chapter 61

      VIPomas (pages 469–473)

      Vian Amber and Stephen R. Bloom

    2. Chapter 62

      Glucagonomas (pages 474–478)

      Niamh M. Martin, Karim Meeran and Stephen R. Bloom

    3. Chapter 65

      Carcinoid Syndrome (pages 488–497)

      Thorvardur R. Halfdanarson and Timothy J. Hobday

  6. Part 6: Medical Syndromes and Endocrine Neoplasia

    1. Chapter 68

      Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1 (MEN 1) (pages 505–514)

      Cornelis J.M. Lips, Koen M.A. Dreijerink, Gerlof D. Valk and Jo W.M. Höppener

    2. Chapter 73

      McCune–Albright Syndrome (pages 537–544)

      William F. Schwindinger and Michael A. Levine

    3. Chapter 74

      Cowden Syndrome (pages 545–548)

      Ingrid Witters and Jean-Pierre Fryns

    4. Chapter 77

      Hypercalcemia of Malignancy (pages 561–566)

      Gregory R. Mundy, Babatunde Oyajobi, Susan Padalecki and Julie A. Sterling

    5. Chapter 78

      Syndrome of Ectopic ACTH Secretion (pages 567–575)

      Marie-Laure Raffin-Sanson, Hélène Fierrard and Xavier Bertagna

  7. Part 7: Endocrine-Responsive Tumors and Female Reproductive Hormone Therapy

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