More Details about Bethesda Handbook of Clinical Oncology, 3rd Edition

General Information  
PublisherWolters Kluwer | Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Publish YearJanuary 2009


Written by clinicians from the National Cancer Institute and other leading institutions, this comprehensive, clear, concise oncology handbook is designed specifically for quick bedside consultation. It covers all malignancies and offers busy clinicians practical guidelines on daily patient management, including commonly used treatment regimens and chemotherapy dosing and schedules. The user-friendly format features tables, charts, bullet points, and algorithms. The thoroughly updated Third Edition places an increased emphasis on practical clinical information, and includes new chemotherapeutic agents, dosages, and treatment regimens and the latest clinical trials data. New chapters focus on basic genomics for practicing oncologists and basic principles of radiation. The succinct yet detailed presentation is ideal for board review as well as clinical reference.

Key Features:-

  • NEW!: New treatment regimens added to all appropriate chapters
  • NEW!: New clinical trial data added on treatment
  • NEW!: More chemotherapeutic agents added, including newer regimens and dosages
  • Clear, Concise, complete reference book for busy clinician for daily patient management
  • User-friendly formatting--tables, algorithms, charts, bullet points
  • Contributors all from National Institutes of Health, or they trained there