Supportive Care for the Cancer Patient

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15 Supportive Care for the Cancer Patient Section A Management of Chronic Cancer Pain B. Duncan X. Lascelles In 1978 Yoxall1 stated: “It is surprising, for instance, how much a…

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Tumors of the Female Reproductive System

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26 Tumors of the Female Reproductive System Corey F. Saba and Jessica A. Lawrence Ovarian Tumors Incidence Ovarian tumors are uncommon in dogs and cats, resulting in part from the…

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Tumor Biology and Metastasis

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2 Tumor Biology and Metastasis David J. Argyle and Chand Khanna Cells of multicellular organisms form part of a specialized society that cooperate to promote survival of the organism. In…

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The Pathology of Neoplasia

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3 The Pathology of Neoplasia E.J. Ehrhart, Debra A. Kamstock and Barbara E. Powers Veterinary pathologists play a critical role in the management of neoplasia of companion animals by providing…

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Tumors of the Endocrine System

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25 Tumors of the Endocrine System Katharine F. Lunn and Rodney L. Page Endocrine tumors may be classified as nonneoplastic hyperplasias, benign adenomas, or malignant carcinomas. These conditions represent points…

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Cancer Immunotherapy

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13 Cancer Immunotherapy Amanda M. Guth and Steven Dow The main role of the immune system is recognition of “foreign” proteins, including mutated or altered forms of self-proteins that arise…

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Molecular Diagnostics

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8 Molecular Diagnostics Anne C. Avery, Christine Olver, Chand Khanna and Melissa C. Paoloni Goals of Molecular Diagnostic Testing in Oncology Since the mid-1980s, advances in the fields of molecular…

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Paraneoplastic Syndromes

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5 Paraneoplastic Syndromes Philip J. Bergman Paraneoplastic syndromes (PNSs) are neoplasm-associated alterations in bodily structure and/or function that occur distant to the tumor. They are a diverse group of clinical…

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