The thoroughly updated Fifth Edition of this Spiral® Manual is a practical, accessible guide to the management of patients with cancer. In an outline format designed for rapid reference, the book provides the essential information needed for fast, effective clinical decision-making at the bedside.
Coverage begins with principles of diagnosis and treatment and proceeds to specific malignancies and complications of cancer. This edition features a new chapter on bone marrow transplant and its complications and completely rewritten chapters on breast cancer and infectious complications of cancer. Appendices cover chemotherapeutic regimens for lymphoma, complications of chemotherapy, tumor identifiers, and cytogenetic nomenclature.