Chapter 1 The Biological Basis of cancer, Barry Rawlings.
Chapter 2 Prevention and Early Detection, Barbara Borwell.
Chapter 3 Diagnosis and Staging, Barry Rawlings and Barbara Borwell.
Part 2 The Treatment of Bowel Cancer.
Chapter 4 Background to Practice, Tanya Andrewes.
Chapter 5 Bowel cancer: surgical management, Barbara Stuchfield.
Chapter 6 Chemotherapy, Tanya Andrewes.
Chapter 7 Radiotherapy, Wendy Farrell.
Part 3 Management and Care of Patients With Bowel Cancer.
Chapter 8 Psychosocial Aspects of Care, Barbara Borwell.
Chapter 9 Promoting a Patient-centred Approach to Care, Barbara Borwell.
Chapter 10 Continuity and Community Care, Catherine Hughes.
Chapter 11 Nutrition and Bowel Cancer, Emily Walters.
Chapter 12 Professional Issues, Ian Donaldson.
Chapter 13 Complementary Therapies in Cancer Care, Helen Gandhi.
Chapter 14 Help and Support for Cancer Patients and Their Families, Rose Amey.