Cancer and Its Management

Cancer and Its Management

by Robert Souhami, Jeffrey S. Tobias

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ISBN-13: 9780865427747
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 05/15/1998
Edition description: REV
Pages: 536
Product dimensions: 7.49(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.92(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Abbreviations.

1 The modern management of cancer: an introductory note.

2 Epidemiology, cure, treatment trials and screening.

3 Biology of cancer.

4 Staging of tumours.

5 Radiotherapy.

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.

28 Leukaemia.

Appendix.

Index

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