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The consummate reference source for medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, internists, surgical oncologists, and others who treat cancer patients, Cancer Medicine 8 covers the ever-widening sphere of current cancer knowledge and clinical practice. In this new 8th edition an outstanding editorial team from world-renowned medical centers continues to hone the leading edge forged in previous editions, with timely information on biology, immunology, etiology, epidemiology, prevention, screening, pathology, imaging, and therapy. The book is a testament to the editorial panel s creed--that innovative, comprehensive, multidisciplinary treatment of cancer patients must be grounded in a fundamental understanding of cancer biology. Cancer Medicine 8 does a superb job of bringing scientific principles into clinical practice. This text is the ultimate resource of new information providing the basis for better informed cancer therapy choices. Cancer Medicine 8 features hundreds of 4-color illustrations, photographs, tables, graphs and algorithms that make this text an invaluable clinical tool in recognizing characteristic appearances of both patient and tissue. The 137 tightly focused chapters are organized into 5 sections: CARDINAL MANIFESTATIONS OF CANCER; SCIENTIFIC FOUNDATIONS OF CANCER; PRINCIPLES OF CANCER DIAGNOSIS; PRINCIPLES OF THERAPEUTIC MODALITIES; PRINCIPLES OF MULTIDISCIPLINARY MANAGEMENT
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Waun Ki Hong, MD, FACP, DMSc (Hon) is Professor of Medicine at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, where he served as Chairman of the Department of Thoracic/Head & Neck Medical Oncology from 1993-2005 and as Head of the Division of Cancer Medicine from 2001-2014. He is also an American Cancer Society Professor and the Samsung Distinguished University Chair in Cancer Medicine emeritus.
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