By Richard M. Elledge, William L. McGuire (auth.), Robert B. Dickson, Marc E. Lippman (eds.)
Where do you start to seem for a contemporary, authoritative article at the analysis or administration of a specific malignancy? The few basic oncology textbooks are commonly old-fashioned. unmarried papers in really expert journals are informative yet seldom entire; those are extra usually initial stories on a really restricted variety of sufferers. convinced normal journals often submit solid in-depth studies of melanoma issues, and released symposium lectures are usually the easiest overviews to be had. regrettably, those studies and supplementations look sporadically, and the reader can by no means ensure whilst an issue of designated curiosity could be lined. melanoma therapy and study is a chain of authoritative volumes that goal to fulfill this desire. it really is an try to determine a severe mass of oncology literature protecting nearly all oncology themes, revised often to maintain the insurance modern, and simply on hand on a unmarried library shelf or by way of a unmarried own subscription. we've approached the matter within the following model: first, via dividing the oncology literature into particular subdivisions corresponding to lung melanoma, genitourinary melanoma, pediatric oncology, etc.; and moment, by way of asking eminent professionals in every one of those components to edit a quantity at the particular subject on an annual or biannual foundation. each one subject and tumor kind is roofed in a quantity showing often and predictably, discussing present di agnosis, staging, markers, all different types of therapy modalities, uncomplicated biology, and more.