- Comprehensive case-based guide to the assessment, diagnosis, investigation, and management of complex clinical scenarios in oncology
- 'Learning points', 'Clinical tips', 'Evidence base' boxes highlight critical information, facilitating learning and aiding revision
- The 'Expert commentary' gives a unique insight into how today's opinion leaders confront and deal with these complex cases
Providing the inside track on how the experts approach and deal with real-world clinical scenarios, Challenging Concepts in Oncology contains wide-ranging and in-depth reviews of contemporary and often contentious topics in the world of oncology today.
With a case-based approach and expert commentary throughout, complex patient presentations are discussed from a multidisciplinary perspective and all the angles necessary for accurate assessment, diagnosis, and management are fully considered and explored.
Each case contains 'Clinical Tips', 'Learning Points', 'Expert Comments' and 'Evidence Base' to enhance the learning process and provide easy reference to important supplementary material.
Aimed primarily at specialty trainees and registrars in oncology, this text will appeal to all those healthcare professionals with an interest in oncology.
Readership: Medical oncology trainees, clinical oncology trainees, consultant clinical and medical oncologists, acute oncologists, palliative care physicians, acute oncology nurses.
1: Gargi Patel and Anne Rigg: Breast cancer and neutropenic sepsis
2: Laura Beaton, Swee-Ling Wong and Clive Mulatero: Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer and Superior Vena Cava Obstruction
3: Sarah Payne and Jeremy Steele: Mesothelioma and Chemotherapy-induced Vomiting
4: Alex Lee and Angela Darby: Small Cell Lung Cancer and SIADH
5: Caroline Manetta and Azmat Sadozye: Endometrial Cancer
6: Caroline Chau and Iain McNeish: Ovarian Cancer and malignant bowel obstruction
7: Marcus Remer and David Propper: Oesophageal cancer and Dysphagia
8: Imran Petkar and John Bridgewater: Gastric Cancer
9: Bristi Basu and Pippa Corrie: Advanced Pancreatic cancer
10: Hannah Taylor and Paul Kooner: Hepatocellular cancer and venous thromboembolism
11: Khurum Khan and Nick Maisey: Colorectal Liver metastases
12: Shanthini Crusz and John Chester: Muscle invasive transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder
13: Meenali Chitnis and Matthew Wheater: Metastatic Renal Cell Cancer and Hypercalcaemia
14: Indrani Bhattacharya and Helen O'Donnell: Metastatic prostate cancer and spinal cord compression
15: Chern Siang Lee and Andy Davies: Transformed follicular lymphoma
16: Jenny Bradbury and Jonathan Shamash: Metastatic germ cell cancer
17: Kai-Keen Shiu and Sandra Strauss: Osteosarcoma and the use of high dose chemotherapy
18: Sarah Ellis and Mark Harries: Melanoma and immunotherapy
19: Gemma Eminowicz and Amen Sibtain: Laryngeal Cancer
20: Kathryn Tarver and Eliot Sims: Glioblastoma multiforme and management of seizures and raised intracranial pressure
21: David Woolf and Nicola Dallas: A case of thyroid cancer and radioiodine therapy
22: Angela Lamarca and Juan Valle: Neuroendocrine tumours
23: Kate Smith and Mark Bower: HIV-associated malignancies
24: Fatima El-Khouly amd Chris Plummer: Late Cardiovascular Complications of Cancer Treatment
25: Anna Brown and Madhumita Bhattacharyya: Cancer of Unknown Primary