Cancer is one of the most rapidly changing areas of medicine, affecting ever-increasing numbers of people, and this new edition of Lecture Notes: Oncology brings together all the information a medical student or graduate clinician needs in one accessible volume. It covers the scientific basis and social impact of cancer, describes the origins and presentations of cancer on a regional and system basis, and discusses the fundamentals of oncology treatment and patient management. Including a new section on epigenetics, clinical vignettes, clear illustrations, tables and diagrams, as well as a self-test section of MCQs, Lecture Notes: Oncology provides core knowledge for professionals involved in cancer care.Gastric cancer is the sixth most common malignancy in the UK and constitutes approximately 5% of all cancers. The male to female ratio is 1.5 to 1. In 2005 nearly 8000 people were diagnosed with stomach cancer in the UK and 5200 died ofanbsp;...
|Title||:||Lecture Notes: Oncology|
|Author||:||Mark Bower, Jonathan Waxman|
|Publisher||:||John Wiley & Sons - 2011-11-28|