Head and Neck Malignomas

Recommendations for diagnostics, therapy and aftercare


Recommendations for diagnostics, therapy and aftercare

5th edition 2014
Published by
Tumorzentrum München
344 pages, 27.90 Euro
ISBN: 978-3-86371-133-7

This manual is available from
Zuckschwerdt Verlag.

Volume Editor:
This manual has been compiled by the "Head and neck malignomas" project group of the Munich Tumour Centre at the medical faculties of the LMU and TU. Edited by Dr. Dr. Gerson Mast.


Head and neck malignomas - a multitude of different tumours
This manual on head and neck malignomas describes a multitude of different tumours. The most common localisations include the larynx, oropharynx and oral cavity. Malignomas of the thyroid are also included.

Epidemiology, diagnostics and therapy
This manual is divided into a general and specific section. In the general section epidemiology, diagnostics and therapy are outlined in detail. Additionally, aspects on rehabilitation, pain relief, nutrition, psycho-oncology, occupational medicine and on dealing with side effects are contained in the manual.

Therapy of malignomas of the head and neck
In the specific section, individual malignomas of different regions of the head-neck area are described along with corresponding therapy. These chapters are written by various authors who are specialists in the areas covered.

Overview of important aspects relevant to practice
This manual provides an overview of the important aspects in diagnostics and treatment of head-neck malignomas relevant to practice, whereby most attention is given to squamous cell carcinomas as the most common form of malignoma.

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