Clinical Oncology

Clinical Oncology


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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  • Format: Hardback | 2376 pages
  • Dimensions: 222mm x 286mm x 79mm | 3,693g
  • Publication date: 19 June 1995
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0443089418
  • ISBN 13: 9780443089411
  • Illustrations note: 300 line drawings, 300 halftones & 396 colour illustrations, index

Product description

A 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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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.