Journals Higher Education



Published: 28 August 2003

388 Pages | numerous black and white photographs, line drawings and tables


ISBN: 9780192628114

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An established text covering the basics of cancer for specialists in palliative care

Oncology for Palliative Medicine

Second Edition

Peter Hoskin and Wendy Makin

  • The only text which provides the principles of oncology with the perspective of symptom management
  • Written with a multi-professional readership in mind in line with palliative care strategies
  • Includes case scenarios throughout to aid understanding
  • User-friendly site-orientated approach for ease of use
  • Show various outcomes of disease and treatment interventions in a simple format

New to this Edition:

  • New sections on tumour biology, increased coverage of trial design, statistics, and epidemiology
  • Completely updated with new chapters added; case histories and patient journeys are a completely new feature
  • The 'new look' of the Second Edition reflects its multi-professional audience which includes the nurse specialist market
  • The basic site chapters have all been thoroughly revised

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