Clinical Oncology

Clinical Oncology

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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 informationshow more

Product details

  • Hardback | 2376 pages
  • 222 x 286 x 79mm | 3,693g
  • Elsevier Health Sciences
  • CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 300 line drawings, 300 halftones & 396 colour illustrations, index
  • 0443089418
  • 9780443089411

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.show more
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