Oxford Case Histories in Oncology by Thankamma AjithkumarOxford Case Histories in Oncology by Thankamma Ajithkumar

Oxford Case Histories in Oncology

EditorThankamma Ajithkumar, Adrian Harnett, Tom Roques

Paperback | March 21, 2014

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Oxford Case Histories in Oncology contains 30 well-structured cases from clinical practice, giving a comprehensive coverage of the diagnostic and management dilemmas in oncology. The cases cover a wide spectrum of oncology including rare presentations and clinical problems of common cancers. Each case comprises a brief clinical history with relevant clinical examination findings. Questions are based on clinical investigations and aspects of management. Detailed answers are based on the best available evidence from the latest research, systematic reviews, meta-analysis and guidelinesfrom national and international academic bodies. The text is complimented by over 50 illustrations, including radiographic images and radiotherapy treatment plans. The format of this book is thought provoking, and it helps to improve critical thinking and interpretative skills. It is a perfect self-assessment tool for oncology and palliative medicine trainees and consultants, and will be useful for those preparing for exit examinations in oncology. It will also be of interest to non-specialist readers who wish to improve their skills in the diagnosis and management of abroad range of cancers.
Dr Thankamma V Ajithkumar, MD, FRCP, FRCR, MBA, is at present a Consultant Clinical Oncologist at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. Previous to that he was a Consultant Clinical Oncologist at the Bristol Haematology and Oncology Centre, and a Specialist Registrar in Clinical Oncology at Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge. He has a...
Title:Oxford Case Histories in OncologyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pagesPublished:March 21, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199664536

ISBN - 13:9780199664535


Table of Contents

1. Suat Loo and Tom Roques: Squamous cell carcinoma of unknown head and neck primary site2. Suat Loo and Tom Roques: Nasopharyngeal carcinoma3. Thankamma Ajithkumar: Small cell lung cancer during pregnancy4. Thankamma Ajithkumar: Breast metastasis from non-small cell lung cancer5. Spyridon Gennatas and Sanjay Popat: Lung cancer in non-smokers6. Thankamma Ajithkumar: Single brain metastasis from breast cancer7. Adrian Harnett: Breast cancer at a nuclear power station8. Tom Roques: Oesophageal cancer9. Tom Roques: Stomach cancer10. Gaurav Kapur: Neuroendocrine tumour11. Elizabeth Liniker, Simon Johnston, Sara Custodio-Cabello, and Bristi Basu: A patient presenting with painless jaundice12. Debashis Biswas and Thankamma Ajithkumar: Colon cancer13. Debashis Biswas and Thankamma Ajithkumar: Rectal cancer14. Debashis Biswas and Thankamma Ajithkumar: Anal cancer15. Federica Recine and Cora Sternberg: A clinical case of chromophobe renal cell carcinoma in an adult16. Jenny Nobes: Prostate cancer17. Susanna Alexander: Testicular cancer18. Robert Wade: Cervical cancer19. Ioannis Gounaris and Christine Parkinson: Ovarian cancer20. Christine Parkinson and Thankamma Ajithkumar: Cancer in a renal transplant recipient21. Paul Nathan and Oliver Bassett: Melanoma22. Thankamma Ajithkumar: Merkel cell carcinoma23. Helen Hatcher: Soft tissue sarcoma24. Helen Hatcher: Bone sarcoma25. Thankamma Ajithkumar: Brain tumour26. Isabella Maund and Michael Williams: Hodgkin Lymphoma27. Isabella Maund and Michael Williams: Solitary plasmacytoma28. Michael Gonzalez, Khurum Khan and Bristi Basu: Clinical trial29. Thankamma Ajithkumar: A Jejunal tumour30. Nicola Holtom: The Role of Specialist Palliative Care