This new updated and expanded edition challenges many widely held views on the links between poverty and child health. It brings together new evidence, both historical and current, and considers the practical implications for health and social policy, outlining innovative approaches to future development. Poverty and Child Health is vital reading for paediatricians and child health workers, doctors and health service managers, social service professionals, social scientists and everyone with an interest in shaping health and social policy.

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Principles of cancer screening

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Drug pharmacology and clinical trials

chapter 1|3 pages


chapter 2|3 pages

Tumour growth and metastases

chapter 3|4 pages

Principles of chemotherapy

chapter 4|2 pages

Principles of radiotherapy

chapter 5|1 pages

Cancer of the lip

chapter 6|3 pages

Oral cancer

chapter 7|2 pages

Cancer of the salivary glands

chapter 8|2 pages


chapter 9|3 pages

Laryngeal cancer

chapter 10|4 pages

Lung cancer

chapter 11|9 pages

Breast cancer

chapter 12|4 pages

Oesophageal cancer

chapter 13|3 pages

Gastric cancer

chapter 14|3 pages

Gastrointestinal lymphoma (GIL)

chapter 15|2 pages

Small bowel carcinoma

chapter 16|5 pages

Colorectal carcinoma

chapter 17|2 pages

Anal cancer

chapter 18|3 pages

Gall bladder cancer

chapter 19|3 pages


chapter 20|3 pages

Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)

chapter 21|4 pages

Carcinoma of the pancreas

chapter 23|2 pages


chapter 24|1 pages


chapter 25|2 pages

Malignant phaeochromocytoma

chapter 26|2 pages

Adrenocortical malignancy

chapter 27|2 pages

Carcinoid tumours

chapter 28|4 pages

Thyroid cancer

chapter 29|2 pages

Parathyroid carcinoma

chapter 30|4 pages

Soft tissue sarcoma (STS)

chapter 31|2 pages

Kaposi’s sarcoma

chapter 32|2 pages


chapter 33|4 pages

Cutaneous melanoma

chapter 34|2 pages

Non-melanocytic skin cancer

chapter 35|3 pages

Ovarian cancer

chapter 36|3 pages

Endometrial carcinoma

chapter 37|4 pages

Cervical cancer

chapter 38|3 pages

Vaginal cancer

chapter 39|2 pages

Vulval cancer

chapter 40|2 pages

Renal adenocarcinoma

chapter 41|2 pages

Wilms’ tumour

chapter 42|3 pages

Urothelial carcinoma

chapter 43|3 pages

Prostatic adenocarcinoma

chapter 44|3 pages

Testicular cancer

chapter 45|2 pages

Squamous-cell carcinoma of the penis

chapter 46|3 pages

Primary intracranial tumours

chapter 47|2 pages

Cerebral metastases

chapter 48|3 pages

Spinal metastases

chapter 49|5 pages

Acute leukaemia

chapter 50|3 pages

Chronic leukaemia

chapter 51|4 pages

Hodgkin’s lymphoma

chapter 52|3 pages

Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL)

chapter 53|3 pages

Multiple myeloma

chapter 54|5 pages


chapter 55|3 pages

Long-term venous access

chapter 56|2 pages

Pain control in advanced cancer

chapter 57|3 pages

Symptom control in advanced cancer