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Handbook of Community Cancer Care
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Part I. General Introduction: 1. What causes cancer - aetiology; 2. Healthy lifestyle and the avoidance of cancer; 3. Patterns of cancer occurrence - epidemiology; 4. Cancer in families - genetics; Part II. Diagnosis and Assessment of Cancer: 5. Presentation of symptomatic cancer; 6. Screening for cancer; 7. The tissue diagnosis; 8. Staging of cancer; Part III. Treatment of Cancer: 9. The cancer team and shared care; 10. The treatment of cancer, radical or palliative?; 11. Surgery in the treatment of cancer; 12. Radiotherapy in the treatment of cancer; 13. Chemotherapy in the treatment of cancer; 14. Other medical treatments of cancer; 15. Paramedical disciplines in cancer care; 16. Complementary and alternative therapies for cancer; 17. Supportive care; 18. Assessment of new treatments - clinical trials; 19. Late effects of cancer treatment - the cost of cure; Part IV. Management of Individual Cancers: 20. Breast cancer; 21. Bowel cancer; 22. Lung cancer; 23. Stomach cancer; 24. Oesophageal cancer; 25. Pancreatic cancer; 26. Cancer of the larynx and pharynx; 27. Cancer of the lip and mouth; 28. Sailvary gland cancer; 29. Thyroid cancer; 30. Other head and neck cancers; 31. Cervical carcinoma; 32. Ovarian carcinoma; 33. Other gynaecological malignancy; 34. Skin cancer and melanoma; 35. Prostate cancer; 36. Bladder cancer; 37. Kidney cancer; 38. Testicular tumours; 39. Brain tumours; 40. Leukaemia; 41. The lymphomas; 42. Aids related cancer; 43. Bone sarcomas; 44. Soft tissue sarcomas; 45. A miscellany of rare tumours; Part V. Cancer at Different Ages: 46. Cancer in children; 47. Cancer in adolescents; 48. Cancer in the elderly: Part VI. Palliative Care, Death and Bereavement: 49. Looking after patients with metastatic disease; 50. Management of specific symptoms; 51. Managing intercurrent illness in the patient with cancer; 52. Domicillary terminal care; 53. Hospice care; 54. The dying child; 55. Death at home; 56. Managing bereavement; Part VII. Further Information: 57. Patient support organisations and cancer relief charities; 58. Guide to tumour specific groups and organisations; 59. The cancer research charities; 60. Guide to further reading.

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'It provides an excellent overview with an emphasis on those aspects of care that are of particular importance in the community.' International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care Newsletter

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