Clinical Oncology, Fifth Edition: Basic Principles and Practice, 5th Edition (Paperback) book cover

Clinical Oncology, Fifth Edition

Basic Principles and Practice, 5th Edition

By Peter Hoskin, Peter Ostler

CRC Press

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

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Paperback: 9781138035553
pub: 2020-04-01
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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

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. Gynaecological Cancer. CNS Tumours. Head and Neck Cancer. Endocrine Tumours. Sarcomas. Lymphoma. Haematological Malignancy. Paediatric Cancer. Skin Cancer. AIDS-Related Cancers. Carcinoma of Unknown Primary. Oncological Emergencies. Palliative Care. Appendices.

Subject Categories

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