Lecture Notes: Oncology

Lecture Notes: Oncology

by Mark Bower, Jonathan Waxman
     
 

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Cancer is one of the most rapidly changing areas of medicine, affecting ever-increasing numbers of people, and this new edition of Lecture Notes: Oncology brings together all the information a medical student or graduate clinician needs in one accessible volume. It covers the scientific basis and social impact of cancer, describes the origins and presentations…  See more details below

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Cancer is one of the most rapidly changing areas of medicine, affecting ever-increasing numbers of people, and this new edition of Lecture Notes: Oncology brings together all the information a medical student or graduate clinician needs in one accessible volume. It covers the scientific basis and social impact of cancer, describes the origins and presentations of cancer on a regional and system basis, and discusses the fundamentals of oncology treatment and patient management.

Including a new section on epigenetics, clinical vignettes, clear illustrations, tables and diagrams, as well as a self-test section of MCQs, Lecture Notes: Oncology provides core knowledge for professionals involved in cancer care.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118293003
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/28/2011
Series:
Lecture Notes , #61
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
320
File size:
9 MB

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Meet the Author

Mark Bower is a Consultant Medical Oncologist at the Chelsea&Westminster Hospital in London and an Honorary Senior Lecturer in Oncology and undergraduate oncology curriculum module coordinator at the Imperial College School of Medicine. He is also the programme director and educational supervisor for all SpRs on the West London oncology rotation.

Jonathan Waxman is a Professor of Oncology at the Hammersmith Hospital, Imperial College School of Medicine, London. He is a highly experienced clinician who has developed new treatments for cancer, which are now part of standard practice. He is the author of 250 research papers and chapters, and of eleven books on cancer.

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