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Cancer and its Management, 5th Edition

ISBN: 978-0-470-99487-0
April 2008, Wiley-Blackwell
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highly acclaimed comprehensive and practical text covering the principles and practice of the management of cancer



Why Buy This Book?



  • Includes up-to-date information on the most recent techniques and therapies available
  • Comprehensive and practical reference source of both common and rarer forms of cancer
  • Highlights frequent dilemmas and difficulties encountered during cancer management
  • Covers controversial topics including screening, genetic testing, prevention and AIDS-related cancers
  • Provides the reader with fundamental knowledge about oncogenes, epidemiology and staging, through to basic actions of different treatment modalities


Cancer and its management is ideal for all those concerned with he management of cancer:


  • Surgical, clinical and medical oncologists – both consultants and trainees

  • Nursing staff with an interest in cancer

  • General practitioners, and medical, nursing and pharmacy students



"This book is exactly what was needed. All in all, this book is destined to become a classic."
The Lancet

"......should be compulsory reading for all would-be cancer specialists. The authors' discussion of controversial topics...is excellent."
British Medical Journal


“This is, without exaggeration, the book when it comes to Cancer. ... All in all, the Cancer Bible.”
Microscope (NottinghamUniversityMedicalSchool Gazette)

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Preface.

Abbreviations.

1 The modern management of cancer: an introductory note.

2 Epidemiology, cure, treatment trials and screening.

3 Biology of cancer.

4 Staging of tumours.

5 Radiotherapy.

6 Systemic treatment for cancer.

7 Supportive care and symptom relief.

8 Medical problems and radiotherapy emergencies.

9 Paraneoplastic syndromes.

10 Cancer of the head and neck.

11 Brain and spinal cord.

12 Tumours of the lung and mediastinum.

13 Breast cancer.

14 Cancer of the oesophagus and stomach.

15 Cancer of the liver, biliary tract and pancreas.

16 Tumours of the small and large bowel.

17 Gynaecological cancer.

18 Genitourinary cancer.

19 Testicular cancer.

20 Thyroid and adrenal cancer.

21 Cancer from an unknown primary site.

22 Skin cancer.

23 Bone and soft-tissue sarcomas.

24 Paediatric malignancies.

25 Hodgkin’s disease.

26 Non-Hodgkin’s lymphomas.

27 Myeloma and other paraproteinaemias.

28 Leukaemia.

Appendix.

Index

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A highly acclaimed comprehensive and practical text covering the principles and practice of the management of cancer



  • Includes up-to-date information on the most recent techniques and therapies available
  • Comprehensive and practical reference source of both common and rarer forms of cancer
  • Highlights frequent dilemmas and difficulties encountered during cancer management
  • Covers controversial topics including screening, genetic testing, prevention and AIDS-related cancers
  • Provides reader with fundamental knowledge about oncogenes, epidemiology and staging, through to basic actions of different treatment modalities
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