Thyroid Cancer

  • William Duncan

Part of the Recent Results in Cancer Research book series (RECENTCANCER, volume 73)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-X
  2. M. R. Alderson
    Pages 1-22
  3. G. W. Dolphin
    Pages 23-30
  4. D. S. Munro
    Pages 31-36
  5. C. J. Edmonds
    Pages 37-46
  6. E. D. Williams
    Pages 47-55
  7. R. Hall, M. Ross, C. S. Teng, B. Rees Smith
    Pages 56-59
  8. J. C. Stevenson, C. J. Hillyard
    Pages 60-67
  9. M. N. Maisey, S. Ng Tang Fui
    Pages 68-86
  10. B. Eddleston
    Pages 87-101
  11. S. Taylor, K. Al-Wattar
    Pages 102-111
  12. A. W. G. Goolden
    Pages 112-123
  13. J. A. Strong
    Pages 124-128
  14. K. E. Halnan
    Pages 129-137
  15. Back Matter
    Pages 139-144

About this book


The subject of this publication, thyroid cancer, was the topic chosen for the First Symposium on Clinical Oncology, orga­ nized by the Royal College of Radiologists, London, on 26 and 27 January 1979. The papers collected here are based on the presentations made at that meeting, but have been expanded in most cases to provide a more complete review. Thyroid cancer is an uncommon tumor, but as a result of well-directed collabora­ tive efforts our knowledge of its pathogenesis, natural history, and management has increased enormously in the last decade. Consideration of this progress in our understanding of thyroid cancer well illustrates the main theme to be promoted in this and future symposia, which is the encouragement of a multidisciplinary approach to the solution of the many out­ standing problems in clinical oncology. The need is recog­ nized for close and sustained collaboration between clinicians of many speciality groups and research workers of many scientific disciplines, to accelerate further progress in the prevention, early detection, and management of all forms of malignant disease. Thyroid cancer provides an excellent example of the present achievements of such a multidisciplin- VI Preface ary approach, where British research and experience have made a contribution that has received world wide recognition.


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Editors and affiliations

  • William Duncan
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RadiotherapyWestern General HospitalEdinburghGB

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1980
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-81327-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-81325-2
  • Series Print ISSN 0080-0015
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