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Editors: Louisa Cheuk-Yu Lui, Kam-Hung Wong, Rebecca Yeung, Joav Merrick (Medical Director, Health Services, Division for Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Ministry of Social Affairs and Social Services, Jerusalem, Israel)
Book Description:
Training in palliative medicine for clinical oncologists in Hong Kong is organized by the Palliative Medicine Subspecialty Board under the Hong Kong College of Radiologists, and it is expected that through this training the oncologists will be equipped to provide good quality palliative care for their cancer patients. As part of the training and subspecialty certification, the candidates must submit a research project of high scientific standard. In this book, the authors present some of the research conducted during the last examination and certification. The research covered different topics including radiotherapy in patients with metastatic diseases, survival predictors, a systemic review on drugs, and advanced directives in the Chinese population. The authors hope that this presentation will provide insight to the progress of palliative care development in different facilities in Hong Kong. (Novinka).


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Table of Contents:
Introduction

Chapter 1. Palliative care experience from Hong Kong (pp. 3-8)
(Louisa C Lui, Rebecca Yeung, Kam-Hung Wong and Joav Merrick)

Section one: Treatment Aspects

Chapter 2. Clinical effectiveness and safety of denosumab for treating bone metastasis: A systemic review of randomized trials (pp. 9-48)
(Alex KC Leung)

Chapter 3. Advanced directives in Chinese patients with cancer (pp. 49-66)
(Yuen-Lam Kwok, Wai Ming Leung, Arnav Agarwal and Kam Hung Wong)

Chapter 4. The effect of whole brain radiotherapy in patients with brain metastases from solid cancers (pp. 67-90)
(Fiona MY Lim, Raymond KY Wong, Louisa CY Lui, Mary YT Lam and Arnav Agarwal)

Chapter 5. Prognostic factors for survival prediction in advanced cancer patients and development of a simple survival prediction tool for application in a community palliative care setting (pp. 91-110)
(Chi-Leung Chiang, Sing-Hung Lo and Arnav Agarwal)

Chapter 6. Symptom control, toxicity and efficacy of palliative stereotactic radiotherapy for patients with large and inoperable hepatitis B related hepatocellular carcinoma (pp. 111-134)
(Calvin KK Choi, Francis AS Lee, Sing H Lo, Chi S Wong, Win K Sze and Yuk Tung)

Chapter 7. Evaluating Clinical Outcome and Toxicity for Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy in Oligometastatic Lung Disease (pp. 135-154)
(Amy TY Chang, Oscar SH Chan, Inda S Soong, Albert WM Hung, Lucy LK Chan and Rebecca MW Yeung)

Section Two: Acknowledgements

Chapter 8. About the editors (pp. 157-158)

Chapter 9. About the Palliative Residency Program in Hong Kong (pp. 159-162)

Chapter 10. About the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development in Israel (pp. 163-168)

Chapter 11. About the book series: Health and human development (pp. 169-174)

Section three: Index (pp. 175-176)

Index (pp. 177)

Total Pages: 178

   Series:
      Health and Human Development (Joav Merrick - Series Editor - Medical Director, Ministry of Social Affairs, Jerusalem, Israel)
   Binding: Softcover
   Pub. Date: 2017 - 4th Quarter
   ISBN: 978-1-53612-397-5
   Status: AV
  
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