Principles of Neuro-Oncology
David Schiff, Brian O'Neill (M.D.)
McGraw-Hill Companies,Incorporated, Jun 23, 2005 - Medical - 750 pages
The only book to provide comprehensive coverage of all the clinical management strategies of tumors afflicting the nervous system! Provides the best and most logical synthesis between clinical information and the molecular and basic science principles of these diseases. With a strong focus on radiation therapy, this text features management guidelines for treatment, including dosages and preferred combination of chemotherapeutic drugs as well as coverage of patient follow-up care.
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