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Editors: Pierre Vereecken (Brussels, Belgium); Ahmad Awada (Institut Jules Bordet, Brussels, Belgium)
Book Description:
During the past decade, fundamental and clinical research have been conducted to enhance the efficacy of anticancer treatments and new drugs targeted on specific molecular events have emerged. These treatments are more efficient but also cause frequent skin side effects such as skin dryness, nail and hair changes. On a psychological and aesthetic point of view, this can be a real matter for the patients, and these skin changes lead to altered quality of life and modification of the self perception of the body. This book reviews research conducted on the topic of skin care in cancer patients.

Table of Contents:


1. The Hand-Foot Syndrome
(Laurent Mortier, Clinique de Dermatologie, Hôpital-Huriez, Chru Lille,France)pp.1-8

2. Management of Acneiform Eruption and other Cutaneous Side Effects of Anti-Egfr Therapies
(Siegfried Segaert and Eric Van Cutsem, University Hospital Leuven, Belgium)pp.9-20

3. How to Manage Hair Changes in Cancer Patients
(C. Pièrard-Franchimont, P. Quatresooz, A. Rorive, Gérald Pièrard, University Hospital Liège,Liège, Belgium)pp.21-34

4. Nail CHanges in Cancer Patients: From Diagnosis to Management
(Josette, Andre,Bertrand,Richert and Huderf,Brussels, Belgium; Université de Liège,CHU-Saint-Pierre, Liège and Brussels, Belgium)pp.35-50

5. Cancer and Photoprotection
(Christelle Comte and Bernard Guillot, University Hospital of Montpellier, Montpellier cedex 5, France)pp.51-62

6. A Critical Review of Cutaneous Toxicity of Anticancer Treatments
(Hans Prenen, Bordet Institute, Brussels, Belgium; Ahmad Awada, Department of Medical Oncology, Institut Bordet,
Brussels, Belgium)pp.63-78

7. Pressure of Ulcers of Cancer Patients
(Patricia, Senet, APHP, Hôpital Charles Foix, Ivry-Sur-Seine,Hôpital Tenon, Paris,France; Olivier Chosidow, APHP, Hôpital Tenon, Paris, France)pp.79-88

8. How Dermatopathology Can Be Useful in the Comprehension of Therapeutic and Side Effects of Novel Biologically Targeted Therapies
(Laporte Marianne, Free University of Brussels,Belgium)pp.89-94

9. The Common and the Unusual Presentation of Skin Metastases in Cancer Patients
(Wolfram Fink, Hu-Brugmann,Brussels, Belgium; Dirk Schadendorf, University Hospital, Essen, Germany)pp.95-116

10. Cosmetic and Medicinal Products: A Distinct but Complementary Approach...?
(Alain Lechien, Institute of Pharmacy, Université Libre de Bruxelles

11. Management of Lower Limb edema in Cancer Patients
(Leduc Olivier, Delathouwer Olivier, Titeca Géraldine, Vereecken Pierre and Leduc Albert)pp.129-138

12. Keloids and Hypertrophic Scars after Surgery in Cancer Patients
(Diane Franck, Albert De Mey, W. D. Boeckx, Brussels, Belgium) pp.139-148

13. Cytotoxic Drug Extravasation in Cancer Patients: Diagnosis, Prevention and Management
(Yassine Lalami, Institut Jules Bordet, Department of Medicine, Medical Oncology Unit, Oncologic Day Hospital, Belgium)pp.149-162

14. Skin Manifestations of Paraneoplastic Syndromes
(Jean Klastersky, Maria-Letizia Cappelletti, Florence Neczyporenko, Marie-Therese Genot, Institut Jules Bordet, Centre des Tumeurs de l’Université Libre de Bruxelles; St Pierre-Brugmann-HUDERF, Université Libre de Bruxelles)pp.163-182

15. Tatoos and Camouflage: Not to Forget!
(Dachelet Claire, Titeca Géraldine, Comas Marine, Steels Emmanuelle and Vereecken Pierre)pp.183-184

Appendix pp.185-194

Index pp.195-207

      Cancer Etiology, Diagnosis and Treatments
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2012-February
   Pages: 7 x 10 207.pp
   ISBN: 978-1-61668-419-8
   Status: AV
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