Current Therapy in Cancer, Second Edition

May 1, 2001

In their new book entitled Current Therapy in Cancer, Drs. Foley, Vose, and Armitage endeavor to provide a short and concise presentation of various cancers. Their purpose is to aid clinicians in presenting a succinct overview of individual

In their new book entitled CurrentTherapy in Cancer, Drs. Foley,Vose, and Armitage endeavor to provide a short and concise presentation ofvarious cancers. Their purpose is to aid clinicians in presenting a succinctoverview of individual cancers to patients and families, thereby allowing theearly establishment of a treatment program. The book is neatly organized andbroadly divided into two sections: Solid Tumors and Hematologic Malignancies.Within these broad divisions, individual chapters cover cancers originating fromparticular organs and/or organ systems. In addition, there are chapters devotedtothe specific topics of bone marrow transplantation, complications ofchemotherapy, and new advances in chemotherapy.

The editors and contributors comprise an impressive list ofindividuals who are accomplished experts in their respective fields. Theeasy-to-read chapters rapidly convey important factual information aboutindividual cancer types and their treatment. Importantly, they also provideunique insights and advice on these diseases.

Current Therapy in Cancer excels in meeting the authors’stated goals, including their primary aim of improving the rapid delivery ofauthoritative information to patients and their families. The book is highlyrecommended for all medical professionals who are involved in the treatment ofpatients with cancer. It will serve as an asset to all who own it.