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Published: 20 March 2008

456 Pages | 47 black and white line illustrations and 14 black and white photographs


ISBN: 9780198530220

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Highly commended in the Oncology Category of the BMA Book Awards 2009

Prognosis in Advanced Cancer

Edited by Paul Glare and Nicholas A Christakis

  • A comprehensive guide to the prognosis of palliative care conditions
  • Includes principles of prognosis, covering formulating the prediction and communicating it with ethical considerations
  • Written to aid quick navigation, so information on natural history, prognostic factors, effects of treatment, and short and long term outlooks for various cancers can be easily found
  • Features a quick reference summary table of short and long term prognosis, and survival curves to assist the reader

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