Oxford Desk Reference: Oncology by Thankamma V. AjithkumarOxford Desk Reference: Oncology by Thankamma V. Ajithkumar

Oxford Desk Reference: Oncology

EditorThankamma V. Ajithkumar, Natalie Cook, Helen Hatcher

Hardcover | July 2, 2011

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This easy-to-read, practical guide distils and compiles all the disparate literature on cancer into one succinct volume. With most of the topics fitting onto a double-page spread it allows for quick reference whilst on the ward. The text also includes the essential, evidence-based clinicalguidelines needed for the safe and effective management of patients with cancer.All aspects of cancer and its management are covered, including prevention, screening, diagnosis and treatment. This practical guide also offers information about coping with the physical and social issues that may arise with a diagnosis of cancer, such as insurance, travel and survivorship. Aunique chapter of management flow charts assists fast, appropriate decision-making. Multidisciplinary management and palliative care are also covered in detail.
Dr Thankamma V Ajithkumar MD, FRCP, FRCR, 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 also l...
Title:Oxford Desk Reference: OncologyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:778 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0 inPublished:July 2, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction2. Clinical approach to suspected cancer3. Concepts of multidisciplinary management4. Site-specific cancer management4.1 Tumours of head and neck4.2 Tumours of central nervous system4.3 Thoracic tumours4.4 Breast cancer4.5 Cancers of gastrointestinal system4.6 Cancers of genitourinary system4.7 Cancers of Female genital system4.8 Cancers of skin4.9 Cancers of musculoskeletal system4.10 Tumours of haemopoietic system4.11 Endocrine tumours4.12 Paediatric tumours4.13 Rare cancers in adults5. Oncological emergencies6. Special situations in oncology7. Palliative care8. Clinical management of cancer - flowcharts9. Appendix9.1 Chemotherapy regimens9.2 Radiotherapy fractionation schedules9.3 Calculation of glomerular filtration rate (GFR)9.4 Diagrams for clinical consultation