Oncology Board Review Blueprint Study Guide and Q&A

Author: Francis Worden, MD, Rami Khoriaty, MD, Erin Cobain, MD, Alexander Pearson, MD, PhD
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Publication Date: 2018
ISBN 10: 1620701154
ISBN 13: 9781620701157
eISBN: 9781617052927
Edition: 2nd


Oncology Board Review: Blueprint Study Guide and Q&A is a concise, outline-based study guide covering the topics that appear on the Medical Oncology Certification Exam. This second edition has been thoroughly revised to include new treatment regimens, clinical guidelines, and other updates impacting the field and reflected on the test. The book includes all topics listed in the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) blueprint as essential material for the Medical Oncology Certification Exam. The coverage spans all hematologic malignancies and solid tumors, beginning with the epidemiology, and followed by the etiology and risk factors of the disease, staging, signs and symptoms, diagnostic criteria, indications for treatment, prognostic factors, treatment recommendations, and special considerations. Later chapters review other major subspecialty areas found on the exam including cancer genetics and tumor biology, supportive and palliative care, bone marrow transplantation, and biostatistics. Each chapter includes key points summarized in digestible bullets for easy recall and self-assessment. And, now containing 200 board style questions with answers and detailed rationales, Oncology Board Review, Second Edition is the go-to, quick review for any trainee preparing for initial certification and for oncologists preparing for MOC recertification. New to this Edition: Includes 200 board style questions and answers with rationales New chapter on Bone Marrow Transplantation Thoroughly updated and revised chapters with all new treatment recommendations and FDA approvals for solid tumors and hematologic malignancies included.

Table of Contents

Front Matter

  • preface
  • Contributors
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Share Oncology Board Review: Blueprint Study Guide and Q&A, Second Edition

Part I Hematologic Malignancies

    1: Acute Leukemias and Hairy Cell Leukemia

    • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
    • Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL)
    • Hairy Cell Leukemia (HCL)

    2: Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

      3: Chronic Myeloid Leukemia and Myeloproliferative Neoplasms

      • Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (CML)
      • Myeloproliferative Neoplasms (General)
      • Polycythemia Vera
      • Essential Thrombocythemia
      • Primary Myelofibrosis

      4: Myelodysplastic Syndromes

        5: Hodgkin Lymphoma

          6: Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma—Low Grade

          • Follicular Lymphoma
          • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
          • Lymphoplasmacytic Lymphoma/Waldenström Macroglobulinemia
          • Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma

          7: Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma—High Grade

          • Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma
          • Burkitt Lymphoma (BL)
          • Mantle Cell Lymphoma (MCL)
          • Lymphomas in HIV/AIDS Patients
          • Posttransplant Lymphoproliferative Disorder

          8: Peripheral T-Cell Lymphomas

            9: Multiple Myeloma and Plasma Cell Dyscrasias

            Part II Aerodigestive Malignancies

              10: Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer

                11: Small Cell Lung Cancer

                  12: Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma

                    13: Thymoma and Thymic Carcinoma

                      14: Head and Neck Cancers and Salivary Gland Tumors

                      Part III Endocrine Malignancies

                        15: Thyroid Cancer

                          16: Adrenocortical Carcinoma

                            17: Pheochromocytomas and Paragangliomas

                            Part IV Breast Cancer

                              18: Breast Cancer

                              Part V Genitourinary Malignancies

                                19: Bladder Cancer

                                  20: Prostate Cancer

                                  • References

                                  21: Testicular Cancer

                                    22: Renal Cell Carcinoma

                                    Part VI Gastrointestinal Malignancies

                                      23: Esophageal Cancer

                                        24: Gastric Cancer

                                          25: Colorectal Cancer

                                            26: Anal Cancer

                                              27: Pancreatic and Biliary Cancers

                                                28: Hepatocellular Carcinoma

                                                  29: Neuroendocrine Tumors

                                                  • References

                                                Part VII Sarcoma

                                                  30: Sarcoma

                                                  Part VIII Melanoma

                                                    31: Melanoma

                                                    Part IX Central Nervous System Malignancies

                                                      32: Central Nervous System Tumors

                                                      • Central Nervous System Tumors (General)
                                                      • Diffuse Gliomas
                                                      • Medulloblastoma
                                                      • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma (Non-AIDS)
                                                      • Meningioma
                                                      • Brain Metastasis

                                                    Part X Gynecologic Malignancies

                                                      33: Cervical, Vulvar, and Vaginal Cancers

                                                        34: Ovarian Cancer

                                                        • References

                                                        35: Endometrial Cancer

                                                        Part XI Cancer of Unknown Primary

                                                          36: Cancer of Unknown Primary

                                                          • Reference

                                                        Part XII Genetics and Tumor Biology

                                                          37: Genetics and Tumor Biology

                                                          Part XIII Supportive and Palliative Care

                                                            38: Oncologic Emergencies and Supportive Care

                                                            • Oncologic Emergencies
                                                            • Supportive Care

                                                          Part XIV Bone Marrow Transplantation

                                                            39: Bone Marrow Transplant

                                                            Part XV Biostatistics

                                                              40: Biostatistics