Table of contents for Oxford handbook of oncology / [edited by] Jim Cassidy ... [et al.].

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Contents
Preface v
Acknowledgements vii
Symbols and abbreviations xvii
List of plates xxviii
Part 1 Background
1 Multidisciplinary approach to cancer 3
2 Aetiology and epidemiology 5
3 Genetics of cancer 25
Part 2 Principles of treatment
4 Surgical oncology 35
5 Principles of radiation oncology 55
6 Principles of chemotherapy 91
7 Late effects of chemotherapy and radiotherapy 125
8 Hormone therapy 139
9 Biological therapies 151
10 Clinical trials 167
Part 3 Principles of prevention and care
11 Cancer prevention and screening 173
Part 4 Specific types of cancer
12 Thoracic cancer 195
13 Breast cancer 233
14 Colorectal cancer 267
15 Anal cancer 279
16 Upper gastrointestinal cancer 287
17 Endocrine cancers 311
18 Genitourinary cancers 337
19 Gynaecological cancer 379
20 Head and neck cancer 403
21 Tumors of the central nervous system 435
22 Skin cancer 451
23 Haematological malignancies 467
24 Bone and soft tissue malignancies 509
25 Cancer of unknown primary (CUP) 527
26 Paraneoplastic syndromes 541
27 AIDS-related malignancies 557
Part 5 Symptom control in oncology
28 Principles of palliative care 577
Part 6 The way forward
29 Novel therapeutic strategies 615
30 Gene therapy and immunotherapy for cancer 625
Part 7 Emergencies in oncology
31 Spinal cord compression and bone marrow suppression 639
32 Superior vena cava obstruction and raised intracranial pres-sure 649
33 Stridor and anaphylaxis 651
34 Thromboembolic and cardiac emergencies 661
35 Obstruction 665
36 Biochemical crises 677
37 Complications of central venous lines and chemotherapy ex-travasation 693
Part 8 Appendices
38 NCIC common toxicity criteria (CTC) grading system (March 1998, revised) 699
39 Nomogram for determination of body surface area 773
Index 775

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Cancer -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Oncology -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Neoplasms -- Handbooks.