Key Features

  • Equips you to select the most appropriate tests and imaging studies for diagnosing and staging each type of cancer, and manage your patients most effectively using all of the latest techniques and approaches.
  • Explores all of the latest scientific discoveries' implications for cancer diagnosis and management.
  • Employs a multidisciplinary approach - with contributions from pathologists, radiation oncologists, medical oncologists, and surgical oncologists - for well-rounded perspectives on the problems you face.
  • Offers a user-friendly layout with a consistent chapter format summary boxes a full-color design and more than 1,445 illustrations (1,200 in full color), to make reference easy and efficient.


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About the authors

Martin Abeloff

Affiliations and Expertise

Eli Kennerly Marshall Jr. Professor and Chairman, Department of Oncology, The John Hopkins University School of Medicine, Oncologist-in-Chief, The John Hopkins Hospital and Health System, Baltimore, MD

James Armitage

Affiliations and Expertise

Joe Shapiro Professor of Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska

John Niederhuber

Affiliations and Expertise

Executive Vice President, Inova Health System; CEO and Director, Inova Comprehensive Cancer and Research Institute; CEO Inova Translational Medicine Institute, Falls Church, Virginia; Professor, Oncology and Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; Deputy Director, Johns Hopkins Clinical Research Network, Baltimore, Maryland

Michael Kastan

Affiliations and Expertise

Executive Director, Duke Cancer Institute; William W. Shingleton Professor, Pharmacology and Cancer Biology, Durham, North Carolina

W. McKenna

Affiliations and Expertise

Henry K. Pancoast Professor and Chairman, Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA