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UBM Medica's Cancer Management: A Multidisciplinary Approach Now Updated Online
Date:1/11/2012

NORWALK, Conn., Jan. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica's widely acclaimed and trusted cancer care reference book Cancer Management: A Multidisciplinary Approach, 14th edition, is now available online. This guide is designed to present important clinical information concisely, uniformly, and logically, emphasizing the natural history of the malignancy, screening and diagnosis, staging and prognosis, and treatment of cancers.

Key features of this updated edition of the reference work include:

  • A truly integrated, multidisciplinary approach to the management of the patient with cancer
  • Discussions of each disease site, combining the perspectives of medical oncology, surgical oncology, and radiation oncology where appropriate
  • New this edition: Daniel Haller, MD, Emeritus Professor of Medicine at the Abramson Cancer Center at the University of Pennsylvania and past Editor in Chief of Journal of Clinical Oncology, joins as lead medical editor for the book

Dr. Haller is joined by long-standing medical editors Lawrence D. Wagman, MD, Center for Cancer Prevention and Treatment, St. Joseph Hospital, Kevin A. Camphausen, MD, National Cancer Institute, and William J. Hoskins, MD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

Jointly authored by over 100 distinguished medical, surgical, and radiation oncologists from over 45 medical institutions throughout the United States, this illustrated handbook offers over 1,000 pages of the latest facts on the management of all cancers. This fully indexed sourcebook expands on the most current techniques on screening, diagnosing, staging, prognoses, treatments, and outcomes. Written for both the clinician and patient, the 14th edition also fully presents new information on newly approved FDA drugs and clinical trials, and the latest data from the AJCC Staging Manual. More than 3,400 cancer professionals have provided unanimous praise for the usefulness and thoroughness of this noteworthy reference sourcebook.

"Cancer Management: A Multidisciplinary Approach represents the best of medical education for hematologists and oncologists: the best authors, up-to-date, and concise enough to be usable for clinicians. The online version extends this usefulness for anyone and everywhere in the clinic," says Dr. Haller.

About UBM Medica

Addressing today's healthcare information needs, UBM Medica, a division of UBM plc (UBM.L), delivers strategic, integrated communications solutions and comprehensive reach—online, in print, live, and via custom programs. Improving the effectiveness of healthcare through information and education, UBM Medica provides unbiased clinical, practical, and business information for physicians, providers, payers, and patients around the world. Through journals, magazines, websites, drug databases, data services, live events, and other valuable resources, UBM Medica also delivers comprehensive communication solutions for the pharmaceutical and related industries. US websites include PsychiatricTimes.com, CancerNetwork.com, DiagnosticImaging.com, ConsultantLive.com, OBGYN.net, PhysiciansPractice.com and SearchMedica.com.  Employing more than 1,400 people with offices in 29 countries, UBM Medica is headquartered in London.  For more information, visit http://www.ubmmedica.com/

Media contact:
Amy Erdman
Marketing Director
203-523-7041
amy.erdman@ubm.com


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