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Oncology for Palliative Medicine

Peter Hoskin and Wendy Makin


Consultants and nurses in palliative medicine who do not have a background in oncology need to know about the different types of cancer to be able to deal with palliation in these patients. The new edition of this book continues to provide comprehensive coverage of cancer management aimed at palliative care professionals. To aid understanding in the specialty, the format of the book has been thoroughly revised to include numerous tables, figures, algorithms, case histories, and key points to ensure that it will prove an invaluable, practical guide to oncology for all health care professionals ... More

Keywords: consultants, nurses, palliative medicine, oncology, cancer, palliation, patients, cancer management, palliative care, malignant disease

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2003 Print ISBN-13: 9780192628114
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192628114.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Peter Hoskin, author
Professor of Clinical Oncology, Mount Vernon Hospital, Northwood, Middlesex, UK

Wendy Makin, author
Consultant in Oncology and Palliative Care, Christie Hospital, Manchester, UK