The MASCC textbook of cancer supportive care and survivorship / Ian N. Olver, editor.Material type: TextPublication details: New York : Springer, c2011Description: xv, 436 p. : ill. ; 29 cmISBN: 9781441912244 (alk. paper); 144191224X (alk. paper)Other title: Textbook of cancer supportive care and survivorshipSubject(s): Cancer -- Treatment | Cancer -- Diagnosis | Cancer -- Palliative treatment | Oncology | Hospice care | Emergency medicine | Neoplasms -- therapy | Neoplasms -- psychology | Long-Term Care | Palliative Care | Quality of Life | Survivors | Neoplasms -- complications | Therapeutics -- adverse effectsAdditional physical formats: Online version:: MASCC textbook of cancer supportive care and survivorship.DDC classification: 616.99406 LOC classification: RC270.8 | .M367 2011
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Cancer symptoms and side effects of treatment -- Cancer pain -- Cancer-related fatigue -- Palliative care: end-of-life symptoms -- Supportive care in elderly cancer patients -- Supportive care in pediatric oncology -- Quality-of-life assessment: the challenge of incorporating quality-of-life and patient-reported outcomes into investigative trials and clinical practice -- Cardiac toxicities of cancer therapies: challenges for patients and survivors of cancer -- Malignant pericardial effusion and cardiac tamponade (cardiac and pericardial symptoms) -- The vena cava syndrome -- Pulmonary toxicity of therapy -- Management of respiratory symptoms in people with cancer -- Endocrine and metabolic symptoms of cancer and its treatment -- Sexual problems in patients with cancer -- Sterility, infertility, and teratogenicity -- Menopause symptoms -- Preserving cardiac health in the breast cancer patient treated with anthracyclines -- Thrombosis and bleeding in cancer patients -- Lymphedema care -- Infections and cancer -- Cancer cachexia and anorexia -- Xerostomia and dental problems in the head and neck radiation patient -- Dysphagia, reflux, and hiccups -- Nausea and vomiting -- Mucositis (oral and gastrointestinal) -- Diarrhea, constipation, and obstruction in cancer management -- Ascites -- Hepatotoxicity and hepatic dysfunction -- Urological symptoms and side effects of treatment -- Gynecological symptoms -- Central nervous system symptoms: headache, seizures, encephalopathy, and memory impairment -- Neuromuscular disease and spinal cord compression -- Eye symptoms and toxicities of systemic chemotherapy -- Extravasation -- Dermatologic toxicities -- Chemotherapy-induced alopecia: overview and methodology for characterizing hair changes and regrowth -- Rehabilitation in cancer -- Oral health and survivorship: late effects of cancer and cancer therapy -- Survivorship: psychosocial, physical issues, and insomnia -- Spiritual issues in supportive cancer care.