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Basics of Oncology

  • Frederick O. Stephens
  • Karl Reinhard Aigner

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiii
  2. The Cancer Problem

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Frederick O. Stephens, Karl Reinhard Aigner
      Pages 3-16
    3. Frederick O. Stephens, Karl Reinhard Aigner
      Pages 17-38
    4. Frederick O. Stephens, Karl Reinhard Aigner
      Pages 39-43
  3. General Features of Cancer-Presentation and Management

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 45-45
    2. Frederick O. Stephens, Karl Reinhard Aigner
      Pages 47-52
    3. Frederick O. Stephens, Karl Reinhard Aigner
      Pages 53-56
    4. Frederick O. Stephens, Karl Reinhard Aigner
      Pages 57-60
    5. Frederick O. Stephens, Karl Reinhard Aigner
      Pages 61-81
    6. Frederick O. Stephens, Karl Reinhard Aigner
      Pages 83-118
    7. Frederick O. Stephens, Karl Reinhard Aigner
      Pages 119-120
  4. Most Common Cancers

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 121-121
    2. Frederick O. Stephens, Karl Reinhard Aigner
      Pages 123-139
    3. Frederick O. Stephens, Karl Reinhard Aigner
      Pages 141-146
    4. Frederick O. Stephens, Karl Reinhard Aigner
      Pages 147-209
    5. Frederick O. Stephens, Karl Reinhard Aigner
      Pages 211-234
    6. Frederick O. Stephens, Karl Reinhard Aigner
      Pages 235-251
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      Pages 253-264
    8. Frederick O. Stephens, Karl Reinhard Aigner
      Pages 265-277
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      Pages 279-283
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      Pages 285-291
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      Pages 293-312
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      Pages 313-321
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      Pages 323-329
    14. Frederick O. Stephens, Karl Reinhard Aigner
      Pages 331-334
  5. Making Progress

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 335-335
    2. Frederick O. Stephens, Karl Reinhard Aigner
      Pages 337-343
    3. Frederick O. Stephens, Karl Reinhard Aigner
      Pages 345-361
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 363-389

About this book

Introduction

This book provides an easily understood and general overview of the basic medical, scientific, and clinical aspects of cancer. Causes, pathology, clinical features, diagnostic investigations, treatments, and outcomes are all carefully explained and discussed. This second edition includes a number of updates, especially concerning personalized medicine and regional chemotherapy. The reader will acquire a clear understanding of how and why people develop cancer, how the body reacts to cancer, what can be done to prevent the disease, and how the various cancers are best diagnosed and treated. Basics of Oncology will serve as a sound platform for the more detailed or specific studies that may be needed in different areas of practice. It will be invaluable for students of medicine, nurse oncologists, students of medical sciences, and other health professionals in all parts of the world.

Keywords

Cancer Carcinom Diagnose Malignancies Oncology Sarcomas Tumours

Authors and affiliations

  • Frederick O. Stephens
    • 1
  • Karl Reinhard Aigner
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Surgery, The University of SydneyEmeritus Professor and former Head Department of Surgery,The Univ of SydneyMOSMANAustralia
  2. 2.Department of Surgical OncologyMedias Clinic Surgical OncologyBurghausenGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-23368-0
  • Copyright Information Springer 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-23367-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-23368-0
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