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Abc Of Cancer Care

Author : Carlo Palmieri
ISBN : 9781118526859
Genre : Medical
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ABC of Cancer Care is a practical primary care guide to help health professionals better inform their patients, manage and recognize the common complications of cancers and their treatment, and understand the rationale and implications of decisions made in secondary and tertiary care. It provides coverage of the diagnosis, management, treatment and on-going surveillance of common cancers within the multidisciplinary context of primary care. Individual chapters assess the different treatment options, including surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy, and examine their possible side effects. The contribution of clinical trials and new advances in cancer treatment including biological and targeted therapies, robotic surgery and advanced radiotherapy techniques are all described. Other aspects of cancer care, from nursing support and nutrition to psychological care and survivorship, are also covered. Edited by a specialist and general practitioner team, with multidisciplinary contributors, ABC of Cancer Care is ideal for general practitioners, practice nurses, cancer care nurses, medical students, and all healthcare professionals treating and supporting cancer patients. This title is also available as a mobile App from MedHand Mobile Libraries. Buy it now from iTunes, Google Play or the MedHand Store.

My Abc Book Of Cancer

Author : Shannin Chamberlain
ISBN : 9780912184074
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Ten-year-old Shannon Chamberlain describes, in ABC format, her bout with cancer. Concludes with a discussion of childhood cancer, suggested reading list, glossary, and resource guide.

Abc Of Colorectal Cancer

Author : Annie M. Young
ISBN : 9781444346442
Genre : Medical
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Colorectal cancer is a common cause of morbidity and mortality in which prevention, screening and early detection are vital. Beginning with the patient perspective and following the patient pathway, this new second edition covers epidemiology and prevention, screening programmes, decision support networks, the role of primary care, and supportive care for patients with colorectal cancer. The ABC of Colorectal Cancer provides the core knowledge on clinical genetics, diagnosis, imaging, therapy and surgery options and the latest evidence based guidelines for treating and managing colorectal cancer patients within the multidisciplinary team. Highly illustrated and accessible, it covers the full spectrum of the disease to provide the basis to make a real difference to clinical management. This is an invaluable practical guide for the non-specialist on all aspects of colorectal cancer, and is ideal for general practitioners, junior doctors, nurses and allied health professionals.

Breast Cancer Nursing Care And Management

Author : Victoria Harmer
ISBN : 9781405198660
Genre : Medical
File Size : 79. 87 MB
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It gives up-to-date evidence-based information and practical advice on nursing care throughout diagnosis, treatment, recovery and end-of-life care. --from publisher description.

Abc Of Breast Diseases

Author : J. Michael Dixon
ISBN : 9781444312867
Genre : Medical
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Covers all the recent advances in screening, helping with the assessment of symptoms, prognosis and treatments of breast diseases Breast diseases are becoming more and more common and health professionals in almost every field will probably come into contact with a patient who has a breast disorder. This third edition provides an account of the current knowledge on benign and malignant breast conditions and the treatment of them. It covers all the recent advances in screening and adjuvant treatment, including the new aromatase inhibitor clinical trials and improvements in metastatic disease treatment. New chapters on prognosis and clinical trials have also been added. Edited and written by experts in the field, this book appeals to a wide readership including general practitioners, practice nurses, breast care nurses, surgeons or oncologists in training, and medical students. It contains such a wealth of knowledge it will also be a valuable source of information for established breast surgeons and oncologists. Helping to assist the assessment of symptoms, prognosis and treatments of breast diseases.

Abc Of Lung Cancer

Author : Ian Hunt
ISBN : 9781444312416
Genre : Medical
File Size : 34. 41 MB
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Lung Cancer is the most common cause of cancer death and cancer symptoms. The ABC of Lung Cancer is a much needed reference for those treating and caring for patients with lung cancer such as primary care doctors, specialist cancer nurses, junior doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, radiographers and other health care professionals. This new title in the ABC series covers the epidemiology and diagnosis of lung cancer, focusing particularly on primary care issues such as what symptoms require urgent investigation, and when to refer to a specialist. This is a practical guide for all those involved in the care of the lung cancer patient, as well as patients and their families and carers.

Abc Of Prostate Cancer

Author : Prokar Dasgupta
ISBN : 9781444334371
Genre : Medical
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Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men in the UK and US and the second most common worldwide. The ABC of Prostate Cancer provides fully illustrated guidance on the treatment and management of prostate cancer. It covers the biology, anatomy, and pathology of prostate cancer, screening, and active surveillance and monitoring. It presents an assessment of treatment options including prostatectomy, bracytherapy, chemotherapy and immunotherapy, along with modern diagnostic tests and an overview of new approaches to prostate cancer. With an international author team, the ABC of Prostate Cancer is ideal for general practitioners, family physicians, specialist nurses, junior doctors, medical students and others working with prostate cancer patients and their families.

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