Oncology — A General Survey

  • Ronald W. Raven


Oncology is a multidisciplinary subject where different arts and sciences are synthesized for the study of neoplastic diseases. This is the vehicle for all the scientific knowledge concerning the etiology, development, and behavior of these diseases which has accrued throughout many centuries. This knowledge is interpreted for, and related to, the care of patients including diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis. The identification of etiological factors by research enables preventive action to be taken against these diseases.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ronald W. Raven
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Royal College of Surgeons of EnglandLondon, SW1England
  2. 2.Royal Marsden Hospital and Institute of Cancer ResearchLondon, SW1England
  3. 3.Westminster HospitalLondon, SW1England

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