Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Introduction

    1. Gavin Mooney
      Pages 1-4
  3. Current Dilemmas

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 5-5
    2. Basil A. Stoll
      Pages 7-18
    3. Gareth J. G. Rees
      Pages 31-38
    4. David Radstone
      Pages 49-55
    5. Elizabeth A. Eisenhauer, William J. Mackillop
      Pages 57-64
  4. Future Prospects

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 65-65
    2. Bernard Lo, Fenella Rouse
      Pages 67-72
    3. Sam Ahmedzai, Eric Wilkes
      Pages 73-80
    4. Gavin Mooney, John Henderson
      Pages 89-96
    5. Basil A. Stoll
      Pages 97-111
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 113-118

About this book


An attempt to expose the dilemma between cost and benefit in the treatment of advanced cancer. It is written primarily for those physicians who ultimately have to make the choices in allocating resources, and discusses the reasons for differences in treatment between Europe and the USA.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Basil A. Stoll
    • 1
  1. 1.Oncology DepartmentsSt Thomas’s Hospital and Royal Free HospitalLondonUK

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