editore: Churchill Livingstone
The New Edition of this superbly integrated, multi-disciplinary resource continues to examine all aspects of the treatment of cancer. Its accessible, user-friendly format allows readers to find the information they need quickly. This 2nd Edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect the latest developments in basic science, pathology, diagnosis, management, outcomes, rehabilitation and prevention. Features: * new chapters on molecular diagnostic methods, a range of new developmental therapies and genes and cancer. * Delivers cutting-edge coverage of scientific and clinical advances-including the classification and treatment of new lymphoma entities new information on the diagnosis and management of breast cancer, the management of cervical cancer, and the genetic detection of cancer new drug treatments new laboratory methods and more. * Integrates expert perspectives from the disciplines of medical oncology, surgical oncology, radiation oncology, and haematology. * Offers a balanced, critical review of each treatment-with specific recommendations that represent the consensus of experts in the field.
* Highlights the preferred management strategies of chapter authors in eye-catching red text boxes. * Makes reference easy with a logical, consistent chapter organisation and more than 1,000 figures, algorithms, flow diagrams, and tables. * Integrates the authority of 4 renowned editors who are current or past presidents of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. * Includes an outline summary of key facts in each chapter.