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Oxford handbook of oncology

Author: Jim Cassidy; Donald Bissett; Roy A J Spence; Miranda Payne; Gareth J Morris-Stiff
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2015.
Series: Oxford medical publications.; Oxford handbooks.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fourth editionView all editions and formats
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This practical guide to clinical consultation in oncology has been extensively revised and updated. It reflects recent advances in oncology with particular emphasis on new therapies and the emergence of immunotherapy as a real modality.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Cassidy; Donald Bissett; Roy A J Spence; Miranda Payne; Gareth J Morris-Stiff
ISBN: 9780199689842 0199689849
OCLC Number: 919896533
Description: xxii, 873 pages : illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 19 cm.
Contents: Aetiology and epidemiology --
the genetics of cancer --
surgical oncology --
principles of radiation oncology --
principles of chemotherapy --
principles of symptom control in palliative care --
late effects of chemotherapy and radiotherapy --
hormone therapy --
targeted and biological therapies --
clinical trials --
cancer prevention --
population screening for cancer --
thoracic malignancies --
breast cancer --
colorectal cancer --
anal cancer --
upper gastrointestinal cancer --
endocrine cancers --
genitourinary cancers --
gynaecological cancers --
head and neck cancers --
tumours of the central nervous system --
skin cancers --
haematological malignancies --
bone and soft tissue malignancies --
malignancy of unknown primary --
paraneoplastic syndromes --
AIDS-related malignancies --
childhood cancers presenting in adults --
spinal cord compression and bone marrow suppression --
overview of acute oncology --
superior vena cava obstruction and raised intracranial pressure --
airwar obstruction --
thromboembolic and cardiac emergencies --
obstruction --
biochemical crises --
complications of long-term central venous lines and chemotherapy extravasation --
novel therapeutic strategies --
gene therapy and genetic immunotherapy for cancer --
biomarkers and cancer --
Appendices
Series Title: Oxford medical publications.; Oxford handbooks.
Other Titles: Handbook of oncology
Responsibility: edited by Jim Cassidy, Donald Bissett, Roy A.J. Spence, Miranda Payne, Gareth Morris-Stiff.

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