Patient Surveillance After Cancer Treatment

Patient Surveillance After Cancer Treatment

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Patient Surveillance After Cancer Treatment covers the history of cancer patient surveillance after curative-intent treatment, the rationale, the methodologies used in the past and at present, the methodologies that will probably emerge in the future, the costs of surveillance, the definitions of various terms used in the field, and how those who are interested in the topic can get more information about it from the internet. The secondary focus of the book is to publicize the need for well-designed, adequately powered randomized clinical trials comparing two (or more) surveillance strategies for each type of cancer. The audience includes all oncologists, cancer researchers, medical economists and policy makers in government and insurance companies, and finally, interested patients. This book is part of the Current Clinical Oncology series, which provides cutting-edge knowledge of cancer diagnosis, management, and treatment. World renowned experts share their insights in all the major fields of clinical oncology. From the fundamentals of pathophysiology to the latest developments in experimental and novel therapies, Current Clinical Oncology is an indispensable resource for todaya€™s practicing oncologist.HPV infection does not usually persist and only 5a€”10% of the population remains positive 2 years after the initial infection. ... with HPV. The infection may lie dormant for years 335 Table 65.1 Number of patients with cervical cancer treated inanbsp;...

Title:Patient Surveillance After Cancer Treatment
Author:Frank E Johnson, Yoshihiko Maehara, George P Browman, Julie A. Margenthaler, Riccardo A. Audisio, John F Thompson, David Y Johnson, Craig C. Earle, Katherine Virgo
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2013-03-12


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