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Why Buy This Book?
Cancer and its management is ideal for all those concerned with he management of cancer:
"This book is exactly what was needed. All in all, this book is destined to become a classic."
"......should be compulsory reading for all would-be cancer specialists. The authors' discussion of controversial topics...is excellent."
British Medical Journal
“This is, without exaggeration, the book when it comes to Cancer. ... All in all, the Cancer Bible.”
Microscope (NottinghamUniversityMedicalSchool Gazette)
This book gives a full account of both general and specific features of cancer medicine. It is one of the leading concise books on cancer, giving a wide description of the disease including cancer biology, clinical trials, supportive care in cancer medicine, and specific chapters on all the major cancer types.
1 The modern management of cancer: an introductory note.
2 Epidemiology, cure, treatment trials and screening.
3 Biology of cancer.
4 Staging of tumours.
6 Systemic treatment for cancer.
7 Supportive care and symptom relief.
8 Medical problems and radiotherapy emergencies.
9 Paraneoplastic syndromes.
10 Cancer of the head and neck.
11 Brain and spinal cord.
12 Tumours of the lung and mediastinum.
13 Breast cancer.
14 Cancer of the oesophagus and stomach.
15 Cancer of the liver, biliary tract and pancreas.
16 Tumours of the small and large bowel.
17 Gynaecological cancer.
18 Genitourinary cancer.
19 Testicular cancer.
20 Thyroid and adrenal cancer.
21 Cancer from an unknown primary site.
22 Skin cancer.
23 Bone and soft-tissue sarcomas.
24 Paediatric malignancies.
25 Hodgkin’s disease.
26 Non-Hodgkin’s lymphomas.
27 Myeloma and other paraproteinaemias.