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Textbook of Medical Oncology - Franco Cavalli

Textbook of Medical Oncology

By: Franco Cavalli (Editor), Heine H. Hansen (Editor), Stan B. Kaye (Editor)

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Effective care of the cancer patient increasingly involves systemic treatment, and as the range of available therapeutic agents continues to expand, the medical oncologist must be fully aware of the rationale for choosing specific drugs and combinations. Already acclaimed in previous editions as a key source of reference for all working in the field of Oncology, the third edition of this text has now been completely revised with important new chapters and illustrations throughout to keep it at the forefront of cancer medicine.

Short Contents

Molecular biology of cancerp. 1
Principles of systemic therapyp. 35
Principles and examples of systemic molecular targeted therapiesp. 51
Principles of clinical trialsp. 63
Breast cancerp. 85
Gynecologic cancerp. 119
Head and neck cancerp. 145
Primary malignant tumours of the lung and pleurap. 163
Gastrointestinal cancerp. 181
Cancers of the genitourinary tractp. 213
Sarcomasp. 235
Leukemiasp. 249
Non-Hodgkin's lymphomasp. 271
Hodgkin lymphomap. 295
Multiple myelomap. 305
Management of gliomas, medulloblastoma, CNS germ cell tumors and carcinomas metastatic to the CNSp. 313
Malignant melanomap. 333
Tumors of unknown originp. 341
Symptom control and palliative carep. 353
Medical emergenciesp. 371
Pyscho-oncology and communicationp. 399
Inherited predisposition to cancer : genetic counseling and clinical managementp. 413
Agents used in the treatment of cancerp. 427
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ISBN: 9781841843896
ISBN-10: 184184389X
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 532
Published: December 2004
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 27.9 x 21.6  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 2.16
Edition Number: 3
Edition Type: New edition