Written by a multidisciplinary team of experts involved in the development of standards and guidelines for its management in the USA, UK, Europe and Asia, the book contains succinct and knowledgeable summaries of the management of thyroid cancer. Every chapter describes a different aspect of care, and provides clear and detailed information about caring for patients with this group of tumors.
This is an invaluable reference to health care professionals, from primary to tertiary care, involved in the management of thyroid cancer such as clinical nurse specialists, clinical psychologists, family medicine practitioners, specialists in palliative care (especially for anaplastic thyroid cancers), geneticists and surgeons, endocrinologists, oncologists, pathologists, and radiologists.
Publisher: Springer London Ltd
Number of pages: 445
Weight: 1135 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 23 mm
Edition: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2006
From the reviews:
Written by a team of experts selected for their contributions to the development of national guidelines, this new publication represents a comprehensive review of the management of thyorid cancer. It follows the American and European model of treating patients and would be of value to any serious clinician wishing to enhance their knowlegde in this field.
With over 2000 figures and tables and chapters covering medullary and anaplastic carcinoma as well as primary thyorid lymphoma, every aspect possible is dealt with this book. It doesn't need me to say it, but this will become a world-wide best-seller. Dr. M. Haq, RAD Magazine, October 2006
"This is a very readable book which covers the management of thyroid cancer in a comprehensive manner. The editors are acknowledged international leaders in the field ... . They have assembled a ... team of contributors who have provided an excellent and up-to-date review of thyroid cancer. ... the book provides an invaluable practical resource for clinicians and all other team members involved in the management of thyroid cancer." (Leigh Delbridge, CancerForum, Vol. 30 (3), November, 2006)
"The main editor of this book is E. L. Mazzaferri, one of the most renowned experts on thyroid cancer ... . In conclusion, we think that this book is more than an excellent text for students, residents and practitioners. Its innovative approach and the abundance of useful and uncommon knowledge should ensure that it will become an irreplaceable work of reference for experts in this field. We strongly recommend it to all who are interested in the `practical management of thyroid cancer'." (N. Panza and L. Mansi, European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, Vol. 34, 2007)
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