• Clinical Oncology

    Clinical Oncology (Hardback) Edited by Martin D. Abeloff, Edited by Etc., Edited by J.O. Armitage, Edited by A.S. Lichter, Edited by J.E. Niederhuber


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    DescriptionA comprehensive multi-contributed, multi-disciplinary reference work that covers all aspects of cancer: science, diagnosis, treatment and outcome. Features: * Brings together, in one source, a complete analytic presentation of the full spectrum of oncology with emphasis on a multi-modality approach to cancer treatment * Edited by four internationally-known physicians, each from a different branch of the specialty - medical oncology, surgical oncology, radiation oncology, and haematology * Presents the latest scientific information on the biology and pathobiology of cancer with emphasis on clinical applications * Contributions offer a balanced critical review of each topic with preferred management boxes showing their strategies for managing dificult problems * Includes the use of a second colour for ease of use and to improve assimilation of information

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    Clinical Oncology
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Martin D. Abeloff, Edited by Etc., Edited by J.O. Armitage, Edited by A.S. Lichter, Edited by J.E. Niederhuber
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 2376
    Width: 222 mm
    Height: 286 mm
    Thickness: 79 mm
    Weight: 3,693 g
    ISBN 13: 9780443089411
    ISBN 10: 0443089418

    BIC E4L: HEA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S6.2
    BIC subject category V2: MJCL
    BISAC V2.8: MED062000
    DC20: 616.992
    LC classification: RC261.C651
    Illustrations note
    300 line drawings, 300 halftones & 396 colour illustrations, index
    Elsevier Health Sciences
    Imprint name
    Publication date
    19 June 1995
    Publication City/Country
    Table of contents
    PART I SCIENCE OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY: Cellular and molecular biology of the cancer cell; Causes of cancer; Principles of cancer diagnosis and therapy; Understanding risk. PART II PROBLEMS COMMON TO CANCER AND ITS THERAPY: General problems; Haematologic problems; Infections; Metabolic problems; Surgical problems; Local effects of cancer and its metastases; Toxicities of therapy. PART III MANAGEMENT OF SPECIFIC MALIGNANCIES. PART IV REHABILITATION OF THE CANCER PATIENT: Index.