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Title Oxford case histories in oncology / edited by Thankamma Ajithkumar, Adrian Harnett, Tom Roques.

Publication Info. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2014.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe EBSCO Clinical Nursing E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Edition First edition.
Description 1 online resource (xx, 298 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : color illustrations.
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series Oxford case histories
Oxford case histories.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Cover; Oxford Case Histories in Oncology; Copyright; A note from the series editors; Preface; Acknowledgements; Contents; Abbreviations; List of contributors; Glossary; Case 1 Squamous cell carcinoma of unknown head and neck primary site; Case 2 Nasopharyngeal carcinoma; Case 3 Small cell lung cancer during pregnancy; Case 4 Breast metastasis from non-small cell lung cancer; Case 5 Lung cancer in non-smokers; Case 6 Single brain metastasis from breast cancer; Case 7 Breast cancer at a nuclear power station; Case 8 Oesophagus; Case 9 Stomach; Case 10 Neuroendocrine tumour.
Case 11 A patient presenting with painless jaundiceCase 12 Colon cancer; Case 13 Rectal cancer; Case 14 Anal cancer; Case 15 Chromophobe renal cell carcinoma in an adult; Case 16 Prostate cancer; Case 17 Testicular cancer; Case 18 Cervical cancer; Case 19 Ovarian cancer; Case 20 Cancer in a renal transplant recipient; Case 21 Melanoma; Case 22 Merkel cell carcinoma; Case 23 Soft tissue sarcoma; Case 24 Bone sarcoma; Case 25 Brain tumour; Case 26 Hodgkin lymphoma; Case 27 Solitary plasmacytoma; Case 28 Clinical trial; Case 29 A jejunal tumour; Case 30 The role of specialist palliative care.
List of cases by diagnosisList of cases by principal clinical features at presentation; List of cases by aetiological mechanism; Index; Plates.
Summary Oxford Case Histories in Oncology contains 30 well-structured cases from clinical practice, giving a comprehensive coverage of the diagnostic and management dilemmas in oncology. The cases cover a wide spectrum of oncology including rare presentations and clinical problems of common cancers. Each case comprises a brief clinical history with relevant clinical examination findings. Questions are based on clinical investigations and aspects of management. Detailed answers are based on the best available evidence from the latest research, systematic reviews, meta-analysis and guidelines from national and international academic bodies.
Subject Oncology -- Case studies.
Oncology -- History.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
Oncology. (OCoLC)fst01045739
Genre/Form Case Reports.
Electronic books.
Case studies. (OCoLC)fst01423765
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author Ajithkumar, T. V. (Thankamma V.), editor.
Harnett, Adrian, editor.
Roques, Tom, editor.
Other Form: Print version: Oxford case histories in oncology. First edition. New York : Oxford University Press, 2014 xviii, 298 pages 9780199664535
ISBN 9780191641602 (electronic bk.)
019164160X (electronic bk.)
Standard No. AU@ 000062433497

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