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Clinical Oncology
Basic Principles and Practice





ISBN 9781138035553
Published May 26, 2020 by CRC Press
397 Pages 110 Color & 175 B/W Illustrations

 
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Book Description

This popular textbook provides a clear and comprehensive introduction to the principles and practice of clinical oncology. Ideal for medical undergraduates, clinicians and other health professionals who want to increase their understanding of the challenges of managing patients with cancer, the book enables readers to learn and then test themselves on all aspects of cancer medicine, from epidemiology, aetiology, pathogenesis and presentation, through to diagnosis, staging, management and prognosis.

Table of Contents

List of abbreviations

Preface

Acknowledgement

1. Pathogenesis of cancer

2. Principles of cancer diagnosis and staging

3. Decision-making and communication

4. Principles of surgical oncology

5. Principles of radiotherapy

6. Principles of systemic treatment

7. Lung cancer and mesothelioma

8. Breast cancer

9. Gastrointestinal cancer

10. Urological cancer

11. Gynaecological cancer

12. CNS tumours

13. Head and neck cancer

14. Endocrine tumours

15. Sarcomas

16. Lymphoma

17. Haematological malignancy

18. Paediatric cancer

19. Skin cancer

20. Carcinoma of unknown primary

21. Oncological emergencies

22. Palliative care

Appendix 1: Worldwide cancer burden – males and females

Appendix 2: Worldwide cancer burden – males

Appendix 3: Worldwide cancer burden – females

Appendix 4: Answers to self-assessment questions

Index

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Author(s)

Biography

Peter Hoskin is Consultant in Clinical Oncology at Mount Vernon Hospital, Northwood, London and Professor in Clinical Oncology at University College London, UKRobert Glynn Jones is Consultant in Clinical Oncology at Mount Vernon Hospital, Northwood, London, UKPeter Ostler is Consultant in Clinical Oncology and Divisional Lead at Mount Vernon Hospital, Northwood, London, UK