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Oncology and palliative care 

Oncology and palliative care
Chapter:
Oncology and palliative care
Source:
Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine (10 ed.)
Author(s):

Ian B. Wilkinson

, Tim Raine

, Kate Wiles

, Anna Goodhart

, Catriona Hall

, and Harriet O’Neill

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199689903.003.0011

This chapter discusses oncology and palliative care, including looking after people with cancer, cancer genetics, diagnosis, medicine, surgery, and radiotherapy, interventional oncology, oncology emergencies, paraneoplastic syndromes, tumour markers, and palliative care principles, pain, and care in the last days of life.

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