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Palliative Care Consultations in Advanced Breast Cancer
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Palliative Care Consultations in Advanced Breast Cancer

Sara Booth and Helena Earl

Abstract

This is the fourth volume 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 it, the editors bring together palliative care with oncological treatment for patients with advanced breast cancer. The book is presented in a user-friendly handbook format, with the use of tables and algorithms to ensure that it is portable, accessible, and can be read and referred to on, or before going to, the ward, or before a domiciliary visit. Specialists in palliative care and oncology settings ... More

Keywords: clinical guidance, cancer, palliative care, oncological treatment, breast cancer, handbook format, acute sector, hospices, specialist registrars, nurse practitioners

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2005 Print ISBN-13: 9780198530756
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530756.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Sara Booth, editor
Macmillan Consultant in Palliative Medicine and Lead Clinician in Palliative Care, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, UK; Honorary Senior Lecturer, Department of Palliative Care and Policy, King's College, London, UK

Helena Earl, contributor
Lecturer and Honorary Consultant in Medical Oncology, University of Cambridge Department of Oncology, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, UK