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Clinical Oncology

Basic Principles and Practice, 4th Edition

By Peter Hoskin, Anthony J Neal, Peter J Hoskin

CRC Press

416 pages

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A clear and comprehensive introduction to the principles and practice of clinical oncology, for medical undergraduates and clinicians who want to increase their understanding of the challenges of managing patients with cancer. Including questions for self assessment by the same authors, the reader can learn and test themselves on all aspects of can

Table of Contents

Pathogenesis of Cancer. Principles of Cancer Diagnosis and Staging. Decision-Making and Communication. Principles of Surgical Oncology. Principles of Radiotherapy. Principles of Systemic Treatment. Lung Cancer and Mesothelioma. Breast Cancer. Gastrointestinal Cancer. Urological Cancer. Gynecological Cancer. CNS Tumors. Head and Neck Cancer. Endocrine Tumors. Sarcomas. Lymphoma. Hematological Malignancy. Pediatric Cancer. Skin Cancer. Aids-Related Cancer. Carcinoma of Unknown Primary. Oncological Emergencies. Palliative Care.

About the Authors

Dr Anthony J Neal, Consultant in Clinical Oncology, St Luke's Cancer Centre, Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford, UK

Professor Peter J Hoskin, Professor in Clinical Oncology at University College London, and Consultant in Clinical Oncology at Mount Vernon Cancer Centre, Northwood, UK

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Oncology
MEDICAL / Surgery / General