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Head and Neck Cancer

Head and Neck Cancer provides an interesting and comprehensive overview of all aspects of head and neck cancer including overviews of the disease, basic science aspects pertaining to the disease, diagnosis, treatment and outcomes for patients with this disease. The chapters written by world renowned experts cover the entire discipline of head and neck oncology and include discussions of regional disparity is, advances in basic science understanding, advances in her radiotherapy, chemotherapy and targeted agents as well as a focus on reconstruction, prostheses, and aspects of quality of life and health outcomes. The book is designed to be both practical and comprehensive for every physician treating his complex disease.

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Head and Neck CancerEdited by Mark Agulnik

Published: March 14th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1246

ISBN: 978-953-51-0236-6

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6878-2

Copyright year: 2012

Books open for chapter submissions

57151 Total Chapter Downloads

11 Crossref Citations

25 Web of Science Citations

33 Dimensions Citations


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1. Laryngeal Cancers in Sub-Saharan Africa

By Mala Bukar Sandabe, Hamman Garandawa and Abdullahi Isa


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2. Hypopharyngeal Cancer

By Valentina Krstevska


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3. Molecular Genetics and Biology of Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma: Implications for Diagnosis, Prognosis and Treatment

By Federica Ganci, Andrea Sacconi, Valentina Manciocco, Renato Covello,Giuseppe Spriano, Giulia Fontemaggi and Giovanni Blandino


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4. Cell Signalings and the Communications in Head and Neck Cancer

By Yuh Baba Masato Fujii Yutaka Tokumaru and Yasumasa Kato


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5. Role of ING Family Genes in Head and Neck Cancer and Their Possible Applications in Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

By Esra Gunduz, Mehmet Gunduz, Levent Beder, Ramazan Yigitoglu, Bunyamin Isik and Noboru Yamanaka


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6. Arachidonic Acid Metabolism and Its Implication on Head and Neck Cancer

By Sittichai Koontongkaew and Kantima Leelahavanichkul


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7. Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma: The Role for Chemotherapeutics and Targeted Agents

By Jared Knol, Tiffany King and Mark Agulnik


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8. Novel Chemoradiotherapy Regimens Incorporating Targeted Therapies in Locally Advanced Head and Neck Cancers

By Ritesh Rathore


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9. Advanced Radiation Therapy for Head and Neck Cancer: A New Standard of Practice

By Putipun Puataweepong


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10. Tumour Repopulation During Treatment for Head and Neck Cancer: Clinical Evidence, Mechanisms and Minimizing Strategies

By Loredana G. Marcu and Eric Yeoh


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11. DNA Repair Capacity and the Risk of Head and Neck Cancer

By Marcin Szaumkessel, Wojciech Gawęcki and Krzysztof Szyfter


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12. Finesse in Aesthetic Facial Recontouring

By Yueh-Bih Tang Chen, Shih-Heng Chen and Hung-Chi Chen


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13. Prosthodontic Rehabilitation of Acquired Maxillofacial Defects

By Sneha Mantri and Zafrulla Khan


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14. Functional and Aesthetic Reconstruction of the Defects Following the Hemiglossectomy in Patients with Oropharyngeal Cancer

By Mutsumi Okazaki


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15. Pain Control in Head and Neck Cancer

By Ping-Yi Kuo and John E Williams


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16. Health Related Quality of Life Questionnaires: Are They Fit for Purpose?

By Kate Reid, Derek Farrell and Carol Dealey


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17. A Health Promotion Perspective of Living with Head and Neck Cancer

By Margereth Björklund


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