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Palliative Care Consultations in Gynaeoncology
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Palliative Care Consultations in Gynaeoncology

Sara Booth, Eduardo Bruera, and Teresa Tate

Abstract

This is the second book in an international, multi-contributed series aimed at providing practical clinical guidance on how to deal with difficult symptoms related to specific cancer sites. In gynaeoncology there are a number of symptoms that cause great distress to the individual and their families, and perplexity to the physicians and nurses caring for them. This book covers the management of incurable disease for each of the most common cancers, and also includes a review of the most difficult symptoms that are encountered in this tumour group. Contributors provide a scientific background t ... More

Keywords: clinical guidance, cancer, gynaeoncology, incurable disease, symptoms, tumour, sources, evidence

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2004 Print ISBN-13: 9780198528067
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528067.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Sara Booth, editor
Macmillan Consultant in Palliative Medicine, Addenbrooke's Palliative Care Service, Cambridge, UK

Eduardo Bruera, editor
Professor and Chair, Department of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA

Teresa Tate, editor
Medical Advisor, Marie Curie Cancer Care, London, UK, and Consultant in Palliative Medicine, Barts and the London NHS Trust, UK