Item description for Cancer Facts: A Concise Oncology Text by James Bishop...
What odds would you give your patients for getting cancer and beating it? Cancer Facts provides incidence, mortality, risks, trends, and management information distilled into a concise text by 55 leading clinicians and scientists. It bridges the gap between the scattered, sometimes superficial, information in general medical and surgical texts and the large oncology reference volumes used by practicing oncologists. Topics covered include epidemiology, basic medical science, major treatment modalities, oncological emergencies, cancer in AIDS patients, and the doctor-patient relationship. For ease of reference, "Fast Fact Sheets" present the key data on lung, breast, colorectal and prostate cancer, melanoma, and tumors of the endocrine system. With 25-30% of all deaths being cancer related, this book is essential reading for medical students, interns, residents and registrars, specialists in fields other than oncology, nurses, paramedical staff, research workers needing some clinical
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Studio: Informa Healthcare
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.96" Width: 6.54" Height: 1.17" Weight: 2 lbs.
Release Date Jan 28, 1999
Publisher Informa Healthcare
ISBN 9057024705 ISBN13 9789057024702
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More About James Bishop
James Bishop was born in a convent near Los Angeles, California. He was raised Catholic, but even in adolescence studied other religious beliefs, concentrating on meditation. He worked for over ten years with artificial intelligence software. While battling alcoholism and obsessive-compulsive disorder in prison, he was reintroduced to meditation through the World Community for Christian Meditation. He enjoys writing about his experiences with meditation, synesthesia and music, and is currently working on a biography. He is now a free man, both physically and spiritually.
James Bishop currently resides in the state of Arizona. James Bishop was born in 1927.