Oxford University Press - Oxford Handbook Of Oncology, 4th Edition (2015 EN)

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    Author: Jim Cassidy (Editor),‎ Donald Bissett (Editor),‎ Roy A. J. Spence OBE (Editor),‎ Miranda Payne (Editor),‎ Gareth Morris-Stiff (Editor)
    Full Title: Oxford Handbook Of Oncology, 4th Edition
    Publisher: Oxford University Press; 4 edition (October 13, 2015)
    Year: 2016
    ISBN-13: 9780199689842 (978-0-19-968984-2)
    ISBN-10: 0199689849
    Pages: 896
    Language: English
    Genre: Medicine: Oncology
    File type: PDF (True, but nonnative Cover)
    Quality: 9/10
    Price: £34.99


    Now fully revised and in its fourth edition, the Oxford Handbook of Oncology has been the essential go-to guide for students and practitioners in oncology for over a decade. The scientific basis and diagnosis of cancers is covered, as well as drugs, biomarkers, and the presentation and psychosocial aspects of oncology. Concise, practical, and comprehensive, there is no better companion for both common conditions and challenging emergencies.

    The field of oncology has surged forward since the last edition was published and the Oxford Handbook of Oncology has been fully revised and updated to reflect these recent advances so you can be sure that the vital information you need is in your hands. This handbook incorporates changes such as the understanding of the science of cancer, novel therapies in breast, lung, renal, and melanoma, molecular sub-classification of common solid cancers, personalized therapy approaches, new agents in hard to treat cancers, the benefits of new technologies in radiotherapy, and the emerging data on the importance of the immune response.

    Written by experts in the field to ensure that it is grounded in real life clinical practice, this handbook provides a concise guide to all aspects of oncology for all students, nurses, and junior faculty responsible for the care of cancer patients, while also providing further reading and highlighting areas of controversy for those who need a more detailed understanding.


    Overview:
    • Written by experts in the field to ensure all advice is grounded in real-life clinical practice
    • Concise and comprehensive, with areas of controversy highlighted and further reading provided throughout
    • Contains a step by step guide to common oncological emergencies
    • Includes evidence-based medicine and additional further reading
    • App available from the App Store, Google Play, and MedHand Bookstore.
    New to this Edition:
    • Incorporates novel therapies in breast, lung, renal and melanoma oncology
    • Covers the emergence of immunotherapy as a real modality
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