This book is a practical guide to clinical oncology covering primary and secondary prevention of common cancers, the impact of histopathology on cancer management, and the role of current and futuristic imaging techniques and their impact on treatment planning. Divided into 68 sections, the first chapters provide an overview of cancer and oncology, discussing geographic variations, imaging, markers, chemotherapy and radiotherapy, diagnosis and surgical treatment. The following sections cover the diagnosis and treatment of numerous different types of cancer encountered in all anatomical regions of the body. The final chapters examine pain management, and palliative care and quality of life in advanced cancer.
A chapter on cancer control in developing countries is also included. Key pointsComprehensive guide to clinical oncologyCovers diagnosis and treatment of numerous different types of cancerIncludes chapter on palliative care and quality of life in advanced cancer180 clinical photographs, illustrations and tables
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 760 pages, 29 Tables, unspecified; 92 Halftones, unspecified; 59 Illustrations, unspecified
- Publisher: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers
- Publication Date: 30/06/2014
- Category: Oncology
- ISBN: 9789351522058