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© 1994

Manual of Clinical Oncology

  • Richard R. Love
Textbook

Part of the UICC International Union Against Cancer book series (UICCI)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XVII
  2. Part I

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. G. T. Bryan
      Pages 18-34
    3. F. X. Bosch, M. P. Coleman
      Pages 35-55
    4. F. X. Bosch
      Pages 56-90
    5. A. I. Neugut
      Pages 91-100
    6. M. C. Fiore, S. Lewis
      Pages 101-113
    7. P. G. Gill, M. H. N. Tattersall
      Pages 114-134
    8. C. R. Hamilton, R. Blaquiere
      Pages 135-146
    9. C. R. Hamilton
      Pages 147-156
    10. C. D. Sherman Jr., P. G. Gill
      Pages 157-170
    11. T. M. Illidge, C. R. Hamilton
      Pages 171-201
    12. D. L. Trump, D. C. Smith
      Pages 202-223
    13. A. Coates
      Pages 224-232
  3. Part II

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 233-233
    2. R. Friedman, C. D. Sherman Jr.
      Pages 235-243
    3. R. Marks, P. G. Gill
      Pages 244-258
    4. L. Tupchong, K. Engin
      Pages 259-278
    5. C. B. Caldwell, C. D. Sherman Jr.
      Pages 279-287

About this book

Introduction

While our knowledge about cancer is proliferating rapidly, our principles of cancer medicine for individual patients and for populations are evolving only gradually. Our fundamental understanding of cancer causes and deve­ lopment is incomplete, and our treatments are nonspecific and less often curative than we would like. Nevertheless, worldwide, our major challenge remains to apply to our populations all that we know about cancer. To meet this challenge, doctors everywhere need a broad view and under­ standing of cancer causes and control. This book is intended for doctors-in-training and clinical medical practi­ tioners; it provides principles across the breadth of cancer medicine. The editors and authors believe that it is possible to reduce the exposition of current knowledge to the compact 40 chapters and 600 pages presented here without losing the comprehensiveness, richness, and pragmatic detail that doctors need. This compilation presumes knowledge of the basic sciences, particularly genetics, pathology, anatomy, and physiology. We have tried to balance scientific exposition with practical material in preven­ tion, early detection, and palliative care, which are the major areas of pub­ lic health medicine where greater attention is needed worldwide. While this book is based, in part, on material prepared for previous edi­ tions, each chapter has been newly written and edited by the authors and editorial staff for this edition.

Keywords

Geschwulst Internal medicine Krebs Onkologie cancer leukemia liver lymphoma molecular biology oncology pain pathophysiology physiology surgery tumor

Editors and affiliations

  • Richard R. Love
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Wisconsin Medical SchoolMadisonUSA

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Manual of Clinical Oncology
  • Editors Richard R. Love
  • Series Title UICC International Union Against Cancer
  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-85159-9
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg and UICC Geneva 1994
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-540-58193-2
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-642-85159-9
  • Edition Number 6
  • Number of Pages XVII, 602
  • Number of Illustrations 13 b/w illustrations, 15 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Pathology
    Oncology
    Internal Medicine
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Reviews

"Topics in the first part are clearly summarised, with an up-to-date knowledge on molecular biology and the explanation of natural histories of cancers that will be useful for clinical medical practitioners." Progress in Palliative Care