Chapter 1. What is Cancer?

  1. Janice Gabriel MPhil, PgD, BSc(Hons), RN, FETC, ONC, CertMHS
  1. Janice Gabriel

Published Online: 21 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470988121.ch1

The Biology of Cancer, Second Edition

The Biology of Cancer, Second Edition

How to Cite

Gabriel, J. (2007) What is Cancer?, in The Biology of Cancer, Second Edition (ed J. Gabriel), John Wiley & Sons Ltd, West Sussex, England. doi: 10.1002/9780470988121.ch1

Editor Information

  1. Nurse Director, Central South Coast Cancer Network

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470057599

Online ISBN: 9780470988121

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Keywords:

  • cancer;
  • diseases;
  • psychology;
  • health care;
  • social needs

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Definition of Cancer

  • Staging of Malignant Disease

  • Diagnostic and Staging Investigations

  • Conclusion