Global Perspectives on Cancer: Incidence, Care, and Experience

Editors: Miller, Kenneth D. and Simon, Miklos
Publication Year: 2015
Publisher: Praeger

ISBN: 978-1-44-082857-7
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 89
Book Status: Pending
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This book is the only one of its kind to review the pandemic of cancer from a global and epidemiological perspective. Chapters address the history, incidence, and treatment across nations; presiding cultural attitudes which may delay or prevent treatment in many parts of the world; and the geopolitics of cancer care and funding.

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  • Foreword - Sandra M. Swain
  • Acknowledgments
  • Volume 1: Issues in High-, Medium-, and Low-Resource Countries
  • 1. Introduction - Kenneth D. Miller and Miklos Simon
  • 2. Global Cancer Epidemiology and the Cancer Divide - Kenneth D. Miller, Ashtami Banavali, Doug Pyle, Kate Fincham, Cara Miller, and Bella Nadler
  • 3. A Review of Cultural Attitudes about Cancer - Antonella Surbone
  • 4. The Experience of Stigma: Impacts and Implications - Claire Neal, Devon McGoldrick, and Rebekkah M. Schear
  • 5. Transmissible Agents, HIV, and Cancer - Peter O. Oyiro, Nasira Roidad, Manish Monga, John Guilfoose, Melanie A. Fisher, and Scot C. Remick
  • 6. The Three Most Prominent Features of Breast Cancer in Africa: Late Diagnosis, Late Diagnosis, and Late Diagnosis - Joe B. Harford
  • 7. Psycho-oncology in Low-Resource Countries: Nigeria as an Example - Chioma C. Asuzu and Jimmie C. Holland
  • 8. The Oncology Nurse: A Global Perspective - Annette Galassi
  • 9. Ethics and Global Cancer Treatment - Thomas P. Duffy
  • 10. Global Aspects of Surgical Oncology - Jonathan C.B. Dakubo and Anees B. Chagpar
  • 11. Radiation Therapy in the Developing World - Surbhi Grover, Nayha Dixit, and James M. Metz
  • 12. Palliative Care for Oncology Patients in the 21st Century: A Global Perspective - Arnab Basu, Angela Kalisiak, Barbro Norrström Mittag-Leffler, Cara Miller, Bella Nadler, and Kenneth D. Miller
  • 13. A Global Perspective on Cancer Survivorship - Kenneth D. Miller, Rohit Anand, Claire Neal, Andrea Cuviello, Cara Miller, and Bella Nadler
  • About the Contributors
  • Volume 2: Challenges and Progress in Care across Nations
  • 1. Head and Neck Cancer - Franklin W. Huang and Lori J. Wirth
  • 2. Global Breast Cancer Care: Disparities and Challenges - Kenneth D. Miller, Tamna Wangjam, Cara Miller, and Bella Nadler
  • 3. Lung Cancer: Challenges and Progress - Christopher S. Lathan, Kenneth D. Miller, Harleen Chahil, Rahul Gosain, and Amitoj S. Gill
  • 4. Mesothelioma: Increasing Incidence - Jonathan Daniel
  • 5. Colorectal Cancer - James J. Lee, Tae W. Kim, and Edward Chu
  • 6. Esophageal Cancer - Radu Pescarus and Christy M. Dunst
  • 7. Gastric Cancer - Han-Kwang Yang, Erin Gilbert, and John G. Hunter
  • 8. Liver Cancer - Kinsey A. McCormick, Manoj P. Menon, and William P. Harris
  • 9. Gynecologic Cancers - Linus Chuang, Tania Sierra, Xiaohua Wu, and Fredric V. Price
  • 10. Lymphoma - Potjana Jitawatanarat and Francisco J. Hernandez-Ilizaliturri
  • 11. Genitourinary Cancers - Matthew M. Cooney, Gregory MacLennan, and Fred Okuku
  • 12. Pediatric Cancer - Aziza Shad, Luca Szalontay, and Miya Shitama
  • 13. Adult Soft Tissue Sarcoma - Aman Opneja, Rohit Gosain, Fred Okuku, and Kenneth D. Miller
  • 14. Abu Dhabi and United Arab Emirates: An Overview of Breast Cancer - Rola Shaheen
  • 15. Cancer in Argentina - Eduardo Cazap
  • 16. Bhutan - Tashi Dendup Wangdi
  • 17. Cancer Care in Canada - Rahul Gosain, Amitoj S. Gill, and Kenneth D. Miller
  • 18. Cancer Care in China - Xinsheng Michael Liao
  • 19. Central and Eastern Europe - György Bodoky and Ágota Petrányi
  • 20. Egypt - Emad Shash and Mohamed Amgad
  • 21. Honduras - José A. Sánchez
  • 22. India - Rohit Jain and Rutika Mehta
  • 23. Jordan - Fadwa Ali Attiga, Maysa M. Abu-Khalaf, and Hikmat Abdel-Razeq
  • 24. Lebanon - Katia E. Khoury, Hussein A. Assi, and Nagi S. El Saghir
  • 25. Morocco - Zineb Benbrahim
  • 26. Pakistan - Sheheryar Kairas Kabraji and Nehal Masood
  • 27. South Africa - Lydia Dreosti
  • 28. Tunisia - Yazid Belkacemi and Hamouda Boussen
  • 29. Cancer Care in the United States: Progress and Challenges - Amitoj S. Gill, Rahul Gosain, Rekha Chandran, Bella Nadler, Miklos Simon, Cara Miller, and Kenneth D. Miller
  • 30. West Africa - Verna D.N.K. Vanderpuye, Kofi Mensah Nyarko, and Pippa Newell
  • 31. Western Europe - Dirk Schrijvers
  • About the Editors
  • About the Contributors