A highly illustrated, introductory text on all aspects of oncology aimed at the non-specialist who needs a factual overview of cancer incidence and treatment. It covers the management of all the major cancers - including lung, breast, GI, Gynaecological, genitourinary, etc. - as well as general principles of patient management, the main treatment options for any form of cancer, oncological emergencies and palliative care.
. Succinctly written at a level suitable for students and trainees
. Includes information on clinical trials, statistics and screening
. Provides a source of quick-reference data, including abbreviations, glossary, additional reading and important information sources