By Jeffrey Tobias, Daniel Hochhauser
Now in its 6th version, this highly-regarded booklet is designed as an introductory textual content at the rules of analysis, staging and remedy of tumours. the recent edition:Includes up to date details at the most up-to-date ideas and cures availableEmphasises the significance of multidisciplinary teamwork within the care of melanoma patientsHighlights common dilemmas and problems encountered in the course of melanoma managementFeatures the $64000 contributions of a brand new writer Professor Daniel HochhauserContains a brand-new two-colour designAs with earlier variants, the 1st a part of the e-book is dedicated to the mechanisms of tumour improvement and melanoma remedy. this is often by way of a scientific account of the present administration of person significant cancers. for every tumour there are information of the pathology, mode of unfold, medical presentation, staging and therapy with radiotherapy and chemotherapy.This available and sensible source should be important to trainees in oncology, palliative care and basic drugs, in addition to professional nurses, common practitioners, clinical scholars, and professions allied to drugs.
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