Cancer Care

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This book is designed to provide practising GPs with all the information needed to manage cancer patients. It deals with the full range of relevant issues from the point of diagnosis through treatment, recovery, rehabilitation and palliation where appropriate. This book covers the full breadth of cancer care in the community in one easy-to-access volume. In addition to the core text, this volume also contains a wealth of 'extras' which make all the difference, such as helpful tips, self-help strategies for patients, patient experience information, frequently asked questions, and links with quality payments available through the new GMS contract.

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4 Principles of cancer treatment
5 Oncology emergencies
6 Specific cancers
7 Palliative care
8 Benefits and legal aspects of care in the community
9 Useful information and contacts for GPs

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Dr. Max Watson is Consultant in Palliative Medicine at Northern Ireland Hospice, Belfast, Lecturer in Palliative Medicine at the University of Ulster and Special Adviser to the Hospice friendly Hospitals Programme in Dublin. Dr. Chantal Simon is General Practitioner in Bournemouth, Dorset, andEditor of InnovAiT.

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