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  • Published: 31 August 2011
  • ISBN: 9781742754321
  • Imprint: Random House Australia
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 292
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Cancer Explained

The Essential Guide to Diagnosis and Management




The essential guide to diagnosis, treatment and management of the various forms of cancer.

The essential guide to diagnosis, treatment and management of the various forms of cancer.

Cancer is a word filled with foreboding, but this marvellous book by two of our most distinguished oncologists explains its mysteries in lucid, straightforward language that allays fears and puts the disease clearly into perspective.

As surgical oncologist Fred Stephens and medical oncologist Richard Fox explain, some 55% of the more serious internal cancers can now be cured with modern, multidisciplinary treatment and early diagnosis. They describe the latest treatments available, including alternative therapies, in addition to explaining what cancer means and how it might be prevented. A diagnosis of cancer is no longer the death sentence it once was and Cancer Explained provides an essential overview of all current information on this fast-moving field. It is an invaluable source of advice for patients, their families and health professionals. It is also a book to bring hope and comfort.

  • Pub date: 31 August 2011
  • ISBN: 9781742754321
  • Imprint: Random House Australia
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 292

About the Authors

Richard Fox

Frederick Stephens is the Emeritus Professor of Surgery and Surgical Oncology and the former head of the Dept of Surgery at the University of Sydney, and Consultant Surgeon Emeritus of Surgery and Surgical Oncology at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and Sydney Hospital.

Richard Fox is former Professor of Medical Oncology at the University of Melbourne and Director of the Dept of Clinical Haematology at the Royal Melbourne Hospital. He is also Vice President of the Cancer Council of Victoria.


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