Improving Oncology Worldwide

Improving Oncology Worldwide-1

Uta Schmidt-Straßburger Editor 2022 Education, Clinical Research and Global Cancer Care Dear Reader, when planning a meeting 2 years ago, a possible pandemic never even crossed my mind even though I was aware of the possibility, having read The Coming Plague by Laurie Garrett almost 25 years ago and having had to cancel the attendance […]

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Water-filtered Infrared A (wIRA) Irradiation

Water-filtered Infrared A-1

Peter Vaupel Editor 2022 From Research to Clinical Settings Water-filtered infrared A irradiation (wIRA) is a special application of infrared A irradiation. Its preferential induction of thermal, but also nonthermal, effects which have a high tissue penetration and low heat load to the skin surface makes wIRA a promising therapeutic method. Since its introduction in […]

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Assessment of Cancer Screening

Assessment of Cancer Screening-1

Pamela M. Marcus 2022 Cancer screening is a prominent strategy in cancer control, yet the ability to correctly interpret cancer screening data seems to elude many researchers, clinicians, and policy makers. My initial attempt to address that problem was to develop a short course on the assessment of cancer screening that focused on methodology and […]

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Cancer in the Arab World

Cancer in the Arab World-1

Humaid O. Al-Shamsi Ibrahim H. Abu-Gheida Faryal Iqbal Aydah Al-Awadhi Editors 2022 The Arab world was at the crossroads of the ancient trade routes and continues to be a central meeting point for civilizations due to its unique positioning and geography. This has contributed to its large cultural and population diversity and a distinctive admixture […]

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Atlas of Minimally Invasive Techniques in Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery

Atlas of Minimally Invasive Techniques in Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery 1st Edition-1

M. Asunción Acosta · Miguel A. Cuesta · Marcos Bruna Editors 2021 Since the first interventions of laparoscopic antireflux surgery in the early 1990 our interest has been the implementation of minimally invasive procedures in all Upper Gastrointestinal (Upper GI) pathology, benign and malignant. Surgeons continually strive to provide the best care possible for their […]

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Oral Cancer: Evaluation, Therapy, and Rehabilitation

Oral Cancer-1

Carole Fakhry Karen T. Pitman Ana P. Kiess David W. Eisele 2020 Oral cancer comprises a significant proportion of head and neck malignant neoplasms worldwide and carries the potential to considerably disrupt form and function. Surgery, the primary treatment modality, can impair appearance, speech, mastication and swallowing, each of which may be further exacerbated by […]

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