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Title Textbook of bone metastases / editors Claude Jasmin [and others]
Published Chichester : John Wiley, [2005]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 568 pages)
Contents Biology of bone metastases -- Clinical features and assessment -- Surgical treatment -- Local treatments -- Systemic treatments -- Bisphosphonates -- The global approach -- Bone metastases in specific tumours
Summary The epidemiological and clinical importance of bone metastases has long been recognised. For example, the incidence of bone metastases in breast and prostate cancers is 70%, whereas it is only 30 to 40% in metastatic lung cancer. In clinical terms, bone metastases have substantial negative effects on the patient's quality of life
Analysis Medical Sciences
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Print version record
Subject Bone metastasis.
Bone Neoplasms -- secondary.
Bone Neoplasms -- therapy.
Form Electronic book
Author Jasmin, Claude, 1938-
John Wiley & Sons.
ISBN 0470011602 (electronic bk.)
0470011610 (electronic bk.)
0471877425 (alk. paper)
9780470011607 (electronic bk.)
9780470011614 (electronic bk.)
9780471877424 (alk. paper)