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Oncology; an illustrated colour text.


Oncology; an illustrated colour text.

McArdle, Orla and Deirdre O'Mahony.

Churchill Livingstone


128 pages




This highly illustrated introductory text on all aspects of oncology is aimed at the non-specialist who needs an overview. It covers the management of all the major cancers, as well as general principles of patient management, the main treatment options for any form of cancer, oncological emergencies, and palliative care. Material is presented in the form of two-page spreads, with color and b&w clinical photos, photos of equipment, and medical images portraying typical clinical, pathological, and radiological findings encountered on an oncology unit. The book is written at a level suitable for students, trainees, general practitioners, nurses, and allied health professionals, and includes information on clinical trials, statistics, and screening. A glossary, a list of abbreviations, and a list of web sites are included.

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