Intraperitoneal Cancer Therapy: Principles and Practice

Wim P. Ceelen

Intraperitoneal Cancer Therapy: Principles and Practice is one of the first books to combine the latest clinical developments in the treatment of patients with peritoneal surface disease and the scientific principles that underlie the concept of intraperitoneal cancer therapy.

The book covers basic concepts such as anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, and mathematical models of drug transport as well as practical clinical applications, highlighted with results from clinical trials and promising novel preclinical developments.

The book is a state-of-the-art reference for surgical and medical oncologists interested in the treatment of carcinomatosis. It also establishes and promotes basic and translational research interest in the field of intraperitoneal drug delivery, which has the potential to improve the outcome for this dreaded condition. Edited by two renowned surgical oncologists, it represents the definitive reference in the field of intraperitoneal cancer therapy.


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Targeted Therapy in Translational Cancer Research

Apostolia-Maria Tsimberidou
Targeted Therapy in Translational Cancer Research for the Translational Oncology series provides a comprehensive overview of recent developments in our understanding of tumor biology, elucidates the roles of targets and pathways involved in carcinogenesis, and describes current state-of-the-art anticancer therapy, as well as the most promising areas of translational research and targeted therapy.

Introduces cutting-edge ‘bench to bedside and back’ breakthroughs which have transformed the diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment of cancer Covers basic principles of targeted therapy, including immunotherapy and the roles of cancer stem cells, the microenvironment, angiogenesis, epigenetics, microRNAs, and functional imaging in precision medicine Summarises major advances in therapeutic management of hematologic malignancies and solid tumors using conventional therapy, targeted therapy, immunotherapy, or novel treatment modalities


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Treatment of High-Risk Sexual Offenders

Jeffrey Abracen
Treatment of High-Risk Sexual Offenders addresses concrete management strategies, from initial intake to community treatment programs, and describes a detailed program for high risk offenders which has been developed, tested and refined for over 15 years.
Provides a thorough review of contemporary theory and research relating to complex, challenging populations, and translates it into a comprehensive system of assessment and treatment for high risk sexual offenders Offers detailed coverage of setting and staff requirements, the importance of the therapeutic alliance, and how to balance individual therapy with group components in order to develop social and self-management skills Builds on the principle of integrative care, drawing on the established Risk-Need-Responsivity (RNR) model for offender assessment and rehabilitation but adding new components of CBT and motivational interviewing Includes a complete assessment battery and strategies for managing serious mental illness and comorbidity


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What Color Is Your Brain? When Caring for Patients : An Easy Approach for Understanding Your Personality Type and Your Patient’s Perspective

Sheila N. Glazov; Denise Knoblauch
>The differences in personalities and how they shade our perceptions can affect the way healthcare professionals communicate and interact with patients, colleagues, and other individuals in their workplace. Discovering and understanding your own strengths and idiosyncrasies while adapting to others can be an overwhelming task. In response to this common frustration, What Color Is Your Brain? When Caring for Patients: An Easy Approach for Understanding Your Personality Type and Your Patient’s Perspective explains the distinctive similarities and differences that impact your daily thoughts and actions. Sheila Glazov, joined by nurse Denise Knoblauch, created colorful personality profiles that simplify the complex nature of the healthcare professionals’ attributes and abilities in the workplace while interacting with their patients. What Color Is Your Brain? When Caring for Patients is intended to facilitate effective communication and cooperation and minimize stress and frustration in numerous aspects of your work day. Take the Healthcare Professional “No Right or Wrong Answer” Brain Quiz to effectively analyze your unique characteristics to determine your Brain Colors and to recognize your unique traits and talents in your workplace. Then, read and enjoy the relevant and motivating anecdotal stories from 25 healthcare professionals, which are strategically placed throughout the book. Rather than offer an excuse for people’s behavior, this book helps to explain why your perspective differs from or relates to the viewpoints of others. Engaging, educational, and easy to read, What Color Is Your Brain? When Caring for Patients is a guide to discovering and decoding who you are, why others see you the way they do, and how the four Brain Colors play a role in your career and workplace. – Yellow Brainers are Meticulous, Dedicated, Structured, and Loyal – Blue Brainers are Collaborative, Adaptable, Cheerful, and Helpful – Green Brainers are

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