This textbook of oncology is aimed at specialist registrars in the early phase of their training. Oncology is a medical specialty taught less well during the undergraduate and junior postgraduate years, hence new trainees often find it difficult to understand the basic cocepts of cancer practice. This book aims to address this issue. The contents give a concise account of the multidisciplinary mangement of common cancers and cancer-related problems appropriate to doctors at the start of their careers in this specialty. The content of the book will be based on latest available evidence and will also reflect the training guidelines. Readable and concise approach aimed at the beginner in this specialty. Approachable design in the Specialist Training in ... series style. Well illustrated in colour with graphics, clinical photographs and radiographs. Section on research methodology.