Their topics include non-small cell lung cancer, gastrointestinal stromal tumors, sarcomas and malignancies of the bone, oncological emergencies
and paraneoplastic syndrome, and basic principles of radiation oncology.
They discuss such aspects as the principles of tumor biology, work-up of the cancer patients, concepts of oncology surgery, chemotherapy, radiation oncology, other treatment modalities, oncological emergencies
, cancer pain, and nutrition.
For the most part they have they have retained the organization by body systems from the first two editions, covering respiratory, cardiovascular, neurologic, infectious, immunologic, gastrointestinal, endocrine, genitourinary, dermatologic, otolaryngologic, ophthalmologic, gynecologic, hemotologic, and oncological emergencies
, as well as non-traumatic bone and joint disorders and toxicologic, environmental, and psychosocial emergencies, but they have added a large section covering cardinal presentations in the pediatric emergency department.
It covers the management of all the major cancers, as well as general principles of patient management, the main treatment options for any form of cancer, oncological emergencies
, and palliative care.
Includes a step by step guide to common oncological emergencies
Expanded section on oncological emergencies with practical advice for immediate patient management
It includes new approaches to diagnosis and treatment and there is an expanded section on oncological emergencies with practical advice for immediate patient management.