Fully revised for the second edition, the Oxford Handbook of Cancer Nursing provdes a systematic, patient-centred guide to all aspects of nursing care for oncology patients. Following latest clinical guidelines and nursing practice, it s a concise, easy-to-use and invaluable companion for allpractising and student nurses.Written by practicing nurses and subject experts, covering all aspects of cancer care, this handbook takes the reader from diagnosis through treatment to issues of advanced disease and palliative care. It includes information on cancer biology, cancer genetics and cancer treatments. Updated andexpanded to reflect the latest developments in nursing practice, the second edition now contains an additional chapter on acute oncology, with links to oncological emergencies, a new section on teenage and young adult care, and a chapter collecting and revising vital imnformation on survivorship andexperience of cancer, to aid ease-of-reference to this topical and essential knowledge. With more tables and images to aid understanding, further reading guidance, and expert practical advice, the reader can be sure this handbook is the essential resource for all cancer nursing care.