Colorectal Cancer, An Issue of Hematology/Oncology Clinics, E-Book

Colorectal Cancer, An Issue of Hematology/Oncology Clinics, E-Book

This issue of Hematology/Oncology Clinics of North America, devoted to Colorectal Cancer, is edited by Dr. Leonard B. Saltz. Articles in this issue include: Diet and Lifestyle Influences on Colorectal Cancer; Diagnosis and Management of Germline and Somatic Mutations in Mismatch Repair-deficient Colorectal Cancer; Adjuvant Chemotherapy in Stage II, III, and Resected Stage IV Colon […]

The Treatment of Myeloid Malignancies with Kinase Inhibitors, An Issue of Hematology/Oncology Clinics of North America, E-Book

The Treatment of Myeloid Malignancies with Kinase Inhibitors, An Issue of Hematology/Oncology Clinics of North America, E-Book

This issue of Hematology/Oncology Clinics will focus on The Treatment of Myeloid Malignancies with Kinase Inhibitors. Articles will focus on: Targeting aberrant signaling in myeloid malignancies: promise versus reality; The development and use of imatinib for the treatment of chronic myelogenous leukemia; Mechanisms of resistance to ABL kinase inhibition in CML and the development of […]

Standing in the Gap: The Primary Care Physician and Alzheimer's Disease (Scientific Article: Special Issue) (Disease/Disorder Overview)

Standing in the Gap: The Primary Care Physician and Alzheimer’s Disease (Scientific Article: Special Issue) (Disease/Disorder Overview)

Introduction An astonishing volume of material has been published about Alzheimer’s disease in recent years. Typing the word “Alzheimer’s” into Google will reward you with 13,600,000 “results” in 0.15 seconds, and a PubMed search of the same instantly yields over 55,000 journal articles. Yet, primary care physicians (PCPs) who regularly see patients with Alzheimer’s and […]

Dose Adjustment--an Important Issue in Critical Care (Clinical Knowledge)

Dose Adjustment–an Important Issue in Critical Care (Clinical Knowledge)

ABSTRACT: There is at times marked variability in drug responsiveness especially in critically ill patients admitted in the Intensive care units. In order to obtain therapeutic effectiveness with in pharmacokinetic parameters related to therapeutic dose, it is always desirable to monitor and to maintain drug dose adjustment in such a way especially in presence of […]

Can Alzheimer's Or Vascular Dementia be Prevented with Control of Vascular Risk Factors?(Scientific Article: Special Issue) (Report)

Can Alzheimer’s Or Vascular Dementia be Prevented with Control of Vascular Risk Factors?(Scientific Article: Special Issue) (Report)

Introduction, History, and Epidemiology In the United States over 5 million people, 13% of individuals over 70, are estimated to be affected by Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and related dementias, now recognized to be the 6th leading cause of death in the overall population. (1,2) Epidemiological studies in the U.S. and other countries indicate that among […]

Testes Cancer, an Issue of Hematology/Oncology Clinics of North America

Testes Cancer, an Issue of Hematology/Oncology Clinics of North America

Dr. Gilligan has recruited global experts to contribute articles on the topic of testes cancer.  The issue is organized to mimic the clinical process of detection, treatment, and management. Included in the issue are articles on the biology, interpretation, and imaging of germ cell tumors; early stage and stage II of seminomas and nonseminomas; first, […]

Major Trauma in West Virginia Dementia Patients Injury Patterns, Discharge Dispositions and Implications for Treatment and Injury Prevention (Scientific Article: Special Issue)

Major Trauma in West Virginia Dementia Patients Injury Patterns, Discharge Dispositions and Implications for Treatment and Injury Prevention (Scientific Article: Special Issue)

Introduction The 2000 census showed that 15.3% of West Virginia’s population or 276,895 people were 65 years or older. (1) The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources in 2000 estimated that 40,000 West Virginians had Alzheimer’s Dementia, the most common form of dementia. (2)