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Clinical Oncology

Basic Principles and Practice, 5th Edition

By Peter Hoskin

CRC Press

378 pages | 110 Color Illus. | 175 B/W Illus.

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Paperback: 9781138035553
pub: 2020-03-31
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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


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


Subject Categories

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