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Oxford Handbook of Oncology


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PART 1: BACKGROUND; 1. Multidisciplinary approach to cancer; 2. Aetiology and epidemiology of cancer; 3. Genetics of cancer; PART 2: PRINCIPLES OF TREATMENT; 4. Surgical oncology; 5. Principles of radiation oncology; 6. Principles of chemotherapy; 7. Late effects of radiotherapy and chemotherapy; 8. Hormone therapy; 9. Biological therapies; PART 3: PRINCIPLES OF CANCER CLINICAL TRIALS, CANCER PREVENTION AND SCREENING; 10. Clinical trials; 11. Cancer prevention and screening; PART 4: SPECIFIC TYPES OF CANCER; 12. Thoracic cancer; 13. Breast cancer; 14. Colorectal cancer; 15. Anal cancer; 16. Upper gastrointestinal cancer; 17. Endocrine cancers; 18. Genitourinary cancers; 19. Gynaecological cancer; 21. Head and neck cancer; 22. Tumours of the central nervous system; 23. Skin cancer; 24. Haematological malignancies; 25. Bone and soft tissue malignancies; 26. Cancer of unknown primary site; 27. Paraneoplastic syndromes; 28. AIDS-related malignancies; PART 5: SYMPTOM CONTROL IN ONCOLOGY; 29. Principles of palliative care; PART 6: THE WAY FORWARD; 30. Novel therapeutic strategies; 31. Gene therapy for cancer; PART 7: EMERGENCIES IN ONCOLOGY; 1. Spinal cord compression; 2. Bone marrow suppression; 3. Superior vena cava obstruction; 4. Raised intracranial pressure; 5. Stridor; 6. Thromboembolic and cardiac emergencies; 7. Obstruction; 8. Biochemical crises; 9. Anaphylaxis; 10. Complications of central venous lines; 11. Chemotherapy extravasation; Appendices


...recommended to anyone who is looking for a quick reference tool that can be used at any time during the oncology block. Najeeb Alam (5th Year Med Student)

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