Vassiliou, Vassilios

Bone Metastases

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Table of contents

Part I. Fundamental Concepts

1. Pathophysiology of Bone Metastases
John M. Chirgwin, G. David Roodman

2. Natural History, Prognosis, Clinical Features and Complications of Metastatic Bone Disease
Vassilios Vassiliou, Edward Chow, Dimitrios Kardamakis, Natalie Lauzon

3. Pain in Bone Metastases: Types and Mechanisms
Elaine Wallace, Marissa Slaven, Marissa Slaven, Marissa Slaven, Richard Wennberg, Richard Wennberg, Camilla Zimmermann, Camilla Zimmermann, Camilla Zimmermann

Part II. Investigations of Bone Metastases

4. Radiological Evaluations: Radiography, CT, MRI
Petros Polyviou, Demos Michaelides, Dimitrios Vomvas, Panteleimon Kountourakis, Vassilios Vassiliou, Dimitrios Andreopoulos

5. Nuclear Medicine Imaging Modalities: Bone Scintigraphy, PET-CT, SPECT-CT
Andor W. J. M. Glaudemans, Alberto Signore

6. Bone Biomarkers in Research and Clinical Practice
Janet E. Brown, Liang Zeng, Caroline Wilson

7. The Application of ‘Omics’ Techniques for Cancers That Metastasise to Bone: From Biological Mechanism to Biomarkers
Steven L. Wood, Janet E. Brown

Part III. Therapeutic Management

8. Analgesic Treatment of Bone Metastases
Sebastiano Mercadante

9. External Beam Radiotherapy and Bone Metastases
Candice Johnstone, Stephen T. Lutz

10. Radionuclide Therapy
Fabio M. Paes

11. Bisphosphonates in Bone Metastatic Setting
Grazia Armento, Marco Imperatori, Vladimir Virzì, Giuseppe Tonini, Daniele Santini

12. New Targeted Therapies for Bone Metastases
Allan Lipton, Luis Costa, Paul Sieber, William C. Dougall, Ada Braun

13. Systemic Therapy of Bone Metastases
Konstantinos Kamposioras, Evangelos Briasoulis

14. High-Intensity Focussed Ultrasound and Radio-Frequency Ablation for Bone Metastasis Treatment
Sheliza Halani, Jennifer Coccagna, Edward Chow, Kullervo Hynynen, Gregory J. Czarnota

15. Neuropathic Bone Metastases
Daniel Roos

16. Spinal Cord and Cauda Equina Compression
Ernesto Maranzano, Fabio Trippa

17. Pathological and Impending Fracture
Julian B. Sernik, Albert J. M. Yee, Markku T. Nousiainen

18. Reirradiation
Peter Hoskin

19. Challenges of Bone Metastases Treatment in Elderly Patients
Gillian Bedard, Liang Zeng, Erin Wong, Natalie Pulenzas, Breanne Lechner, Edward Chow

20. Management of Metastatic Bone Disease in the Elderly with Bisphosphonates and RANKL Inhibitors: Effectiveness and Safety
Vassilios Vassiliou, Panteleimon Kountourakis, Dimitrios Kardamakis

Part IV. Assessment of Therapeutic Response

21. Bone Metastases: Assessment of Therapeutic Response Using Radiological and Nuclear Medicine Imaging Modalities
Vassilios Vassiliou, Petros Polyviou, Dimitrios Andreopoulos, Savvas Frangos, Dimitrios Kardamakis

22. Assessment of Therapeutic Response Through Clinical Assessment Measures
C. Roy, C. L. Addison, S. Mazzarello, I. Kuchuk, B. Hutton, M. Clemons

23. Outcome Measures in Bone Metastases Clinical Trials
Michael Poon, Liang Zeng, Urban Emmenegger, Edward Chow

24. Quality of Life in Patients Suffering from Metastatic Skeletal Disease
Marko Popovic, Liang Zeng, Edward Chow

Part V. Cost of Managing Metastatic Bone Disease

25. Cost Effectiveness of Treatment Modalities for Bone Metastases
Yvette M. Linden, Andre A. Konski

Keywords: Biomedicine, Cancer Research, Oncology, Biomedicine general, Medicine/Public Health, general

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