Editors: Keyvan Moghissi, Jack Kastelik, Philip Barber, Peyman Sardari Nia

Series Title: Frontiers in Lung Cancer

Perspectives in Lung Cancer

Volume 1

eBook: US $99 Special Offer (PDF + Printed Copy): US $168.5
Printed Copy: US $119
Library License: US $396
ISBN: 978-981-14-5954-2 (Print)
ISBN: 978-981-14-5956-6 (Online)
Year of Publication: 2020
DOI: 10.2174/97898114595661200101


Perspectives in Lung Cancer compiles basic and advanced topics on lung cancer pathology and treatment in a single volume. Chapters introduce the reader to chest and lung anatomy followed by the biology of lung cancer. Subsequent chapters delve into diagnostic methods for lung cancer while progressing into treatment options. The book culminates into an explanation of the concept of the Lung Cancer Centre, which is a representation of the editors’ vision for organizing a lung cancer treatment unit.

Key features:

  1. -Organizes key topics covering both standard and avante-garde topics related to lung cancer
  2. -All contributions are presented by experts in lung cancer treatment
  3. -Addresses basic biology of lung cancer
  4. -Provides information about 3D surgical planning, a relatively new concept in the field of thoracic surgery
  5. -Addresses the standard method of resection, VATS and Mini VATS
  6. -Covers the role of radiation and systemic anti-cancer therapies in lung cancer treatment
  7. -Provides a glimpse of modern methods such as image guided surgery and therapy, laser therapy, and photodynamic therapy
  8. -Covers the role of palliative care for lung cancer
  9. -Presents information about a visionary organization of a lung cancer unit and treatment centre

The combination of carefully organised chapters covering a wide array of topics make this reference an essential reference for healthcare professionals interested in acquiring a broad perspective on lung cancer treatment with the goal of improving patient outcomes.


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Keyvan Moghissi
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List of Contributors

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Surgical Anatomy of the Chest and Lung

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Keyvan Moghissi, Peter Tcherveniakov
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Biology and Molecular Evolution of Lung Cancer

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Sean B. Knight
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Population Screening for Lung Cancer

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Philip Barber
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Imaging for Lung Cancer

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Gerard Avery, Keyvan Moghissi
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Diagnostic Approach to Lung Cancer

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Jack Kastelik
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Bronchoscopy: Diagnostic & Therapeutic

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Keyvan Moghissi, Jack Kastelik
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Three-Dimensional Reconstruction and Printing in Surgical Treatment of Lung Cancer

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Samuel Heuts, Peyman Sardari Nia
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Thoracic Incisions – Surgical Access to the Thoracic Cavity for Operations on the Lung

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Keyvan Moghissi
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Principle of Standard (Conventional) Pulmonary Resection for Lung Cancer

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Keyvan Moghissi
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Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery

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Mahmoud Loubani, Marcello Migliore
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The Role of Radiotherapy in the Management of Lung Carcinoma

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Andrzej Wieczorek, Nilesh S. Tambe
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The Role of Systemic Anti-Cancer Therapy in the Management of Lung Carcinoma

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Alexandra R. Lewis, Laura Cove-Smith
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The Role of Palliative Care in Lung Cancer

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Elaine G. Boland, Jason W. Boland
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Lasers and Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) in Lung Cancer

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Keyvan Moghissi
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Image-guided Surgery and Therapy for Bronchopulmonary (Lung) Cancer

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Keyvan Moghissi
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Lung Cancer Centre Concept: A Vision for the Future

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Jack Kastelik, Keyvan Moghissi
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Subject Index

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