Cancer of the Skin, Volume 1
Darrell S. Rigel
Elsevier Saunders, 2005 - Medical - 711 pages
Cancer of the Skin offers a comprehensive overview of skin cancer from the underlying biology to the clinical features of the disease, diagnosis and therapy. The book has been created by a multi-disciplinary, international team of some of the world's leading experts on this important topic.
Containing over 500 full color images, Cancer of the Skin focuses in particular on the importance of early diagnosis and the use of new treatment therapies. Each copy of the book also contains a CR-ROM which features all of the illustrations from the text which can be used as slide images for presentations.
An essential purchase for any doctor diagnosing and treating skin cancer, but particularly aimed at dermatologists, oncologists and surgeons, Cancer of the Skin is an invaluable resource.
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