Clinical Dilemmas in Primary Liver Cancer (Clinical Dilemmas PDF ePub eBook

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Clinical Dilemmas in Primary Liver Cancer (Clinical Dilemmas free pdf Clinical Dilemmas in Liver Cancer follows the successful format of the other books in the Clinical Dilemmas series, with each chapter focused on a specific dilemma, or issue facing doctors in their day-to-day job, and providing them with practical clinical information and help to better assessment and treat their patients - in this case patients suffering from liver cancer, the third commonest cancer in terms of mortality worldwide. Chapters feature up-to-date information on the basic mechanisms, epidemiological risk factors, screening and surveillance strategies, diagnosis and treatment. It is an extremely practical and clinically-orientated book, and as most patients around the world present with advanced disease, a main focus is on the most recent advances allowing early diagnosis and use of locoregional and systemic therapy, surgery, transplantation and combination therapies. Each chapter is authored by an international expert in the relevant area.

About Roger Williams

Professor Roger Williams CBE, runs the Institute ofHepatology at UCL, and is a twice former president of EASL. He hasauthored an incredible 2100 journal articles. Despite advancingyears, he is still actively involved in clinical research 340articles in the past ten years, and analysis by ISI shows him to beone of the most influential researchers in his field. The award ofa CBE for services to medicine recognised his major contribution tothe study of liver disorders over 25 years including leading theteam who performed the first ever liver transplant in the UK. ProfWilliams has had many awards, medals, honorary fellowships, and in2006 was included by HRH The Queen in a celebration at BuckinghamPalace to honour those who continue to contribute to public servicebeyond the age of 65yrs. He was made a Fellow of King's CollegeLondon in 1992 and an Honorary Fellowship from UCL was conferred onhim in 2008, in recognition of his distinguished career andoutstanding service to UCL.

Professor Simon Taylor-Robinson joined the Department ofMedicine at Imperial College London in 1997, having previously beenSenior Registrar in Gastroenterology and Hepatology at HammersmithHospital. He was awarded the Sir Francis Avery Jones Gold Medal bythe British Society of Gastroenterology in 1999 and the YoungInvestigator Award of the Liver Section of the EuropeanGastroenterology Association in 1997. He is currently Director ofthe Imperial Clinical Research Facility at St Mary's Hospital,London.

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Author : Roger Williams
Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell
Data Published : 23 December 2011
ISBN : 0470657979
EAN : 9780470657973
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 230 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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