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Recent Advances in Clinical Oncology

Edited by Edited by Frank James Branicki and Abdu Adem (United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain, UAE) and Saad Ghazal-Aswad (Tawam Hospital, Al Ain, UAE)
Recent Advances in Clinical Oncology

Published: September 2008

Volume 1138

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The exchange of ideas and knowledge concerning cancer prevention and methods forpatient education is essential to giving patients all over the world access to the most up-to-date therapies. Cancer is the third leading cause of death in the United Arab Emirates, accounting for 12% of fatalities. Concerted efforts are now being made to heighten awareness with regard to prevention, screening, early diagnosis and multimodality therapy for advanced disease. Specific topical sections relate to common disorders in the UAE such as breast, hematological, colorectal, pediatric, upper gastrointestinal, gynecological and endocrine malignancy.