Description

DeVita, Hellman, and Rosenberg's Cancer: Principles and Practice of Oncology has been acclaimed by the worldwide medical community as the standard-setting oncology reference. Its primary goal is to present the practicing oncologist with the practical as well as cutting edge information needed to ensure the best possible care for each individual patient. The hallmark of this book from its inception and a major reason it has gained worldwide acceptance as the definitive source of cancer information has been its approach to the treatment of cancer patients by stage of presentation with a tightly coordinated description of the role of each treatment modality in the care of individual patients. To ensure a balance multidisciplinary approach, a surgeon, a medical oncologist, and a radiation oncologist author each of the major treatment chapters. Each of the major treatment sections is preceded by an updated, brief chapter describing the molecular biology of that cancer and the prospects this new information holds for the improved management of cancer patients. Greater emphasis has been given in recent editions to the increasing importance of molecular biology and cancer screening and prevention, as well as palliative care, supportive oncology.


Key Features:-

  • NEW quarterly updated bonus companion website delivers the latest clinical trial data and the most c
  • NEW art program with hundreds of brand-new full-color illustrations
  • NEW single volume text for greater portability
  • NEW expanded coverage of molecular biology, personalized cancer medicine, and targeted therapies
  • Discusses in detail the growing importance of prevention, early screening, and quality of life issue
  • Exhaustive coverage of combined modality cancer treatment

More Details about DeVita Hellman and Rosenberg's Cancer Principles and Practice of Oncology 9e IE (HB)

General Information  
Author(s)DeVita
PublisherWolters Kluwer | Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Edition9
ISBN9781451118131
Pages2800
BindingHard Back
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJanuary 2012