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Download the latest Oncology resource list here (PDF):
To look for specific books, please search the Library Catalogue.
Here is a list of some of the newest additions to stock in this subject area:
(Click on the title to check availability on the Library Catalogue)
- A practical guide to human cancer genetics. 4th ed. London: Springer, 2014.
- Advanced nursing practice and nurse-led clinics in oncology. London: Routledge, 2016.
- Biological psychiatry of cancer and cancer treatment. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016.
- Fast facts: chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting. Abingdon: Health Press, 2016.
- Molecular biology of cancer: mechanisms, targets & therapeutics. 4th ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016.
- Oxford textbook of oncology. 3rd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016.
- Problem solving for older cancer patients. Oxford: Clinical Publishing, 2016.
- Radiation protection in medical imaging and radiation oncology. London: CRC Press, 2016.
To browse a fuller list of books available on this topic on the catalogue, please click here: browse Oncology books.
Here are some relevant titles which are available as an e-book (click title to access and log in with NHS OpenAthens login if prompted):
|Oxford handbook of oncology. 4th ed.||2015||Cassidy|
|Practical management of complex cancer pain (Oxford Specialist Handbook)||2014||Sharma|
|Oxford handbook of cancer nursing||2007||Tadman|
If you can’t find what you’re looking for, we can obtain articles from other libraries for you via our Document Supply Service.
Here is a selection of some of the journals available for this specialty:
|Annals of Surgical Oncology||1999- (1 year delay)||NHS OpenAthens|
|BMC Cancer||2001-||Freely available|
|British Journal of Cancer||1947- (1 year delay on some articles)||Freely available|
|Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing||2000- (1 year delay)||NHS OpenAthens|
|Current Treatment Options in Oncology||2000- (1 year delay)||NHS OpenAthens|
|European Journal of Cancer Care||1998-||NHS OpenAthens|
|International Journal of Clinical Oncology||1997- (1 year delay)||NHS OpenAthens|
|Journal of Clinical Oncology||2004-||NHS OpenAthens|
|Lancet Oncology||2000- (2 month delay)||NHS OpenAthens|
|Nature Reviews: Cancer||2001- (1 year delay)||NHS OpenAthens|
|Nature Reviews: Oncology||2004- (1 year delay)||NHS OpenAthens|
|Supportive Care in Cancer||1997- (1 year delay)||NHS OpenAthens|
|Surgical Oncology||2003- (2 month delay)||NHS OpenAthens|
NHS Healthcare databases (HDAS) – (NHS OpenAthens login required)
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AMED – Allied & Complimentary Medicine – allied health professionals, complementary medicine
BNI – British Nursing Index – nursing, midwifery and health visitors
CINAHL Plus with Full Text – Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature – nursing & allied health professionals
EMBASE – Drugs and pharmacology
Healthcare Business Elite – Healthcare administration, institutional management
HMIC – Healthcare Management Consortium
Medline – general medicine database
PsycINFO – Psychology & allied fields.
ProQuest Hospital Premium Collection – (NHS OpenAthens login required)
PubMed – (no login required)
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TRiP database – no login required. TRiP PRO is available from NHS networked PCs.
UpToDate – access via Hub (Non-Clinical Systems) on RD&E site, or via NHS OpenAthens off site.
Here are some of the latest research publications written by RD&E authors in this specialty:
(added to the RD&E Research Repository):
- The clinical role of VeriStrat testing in patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer considered unfit for first-line platinum-based chemotherapy
- Providing information early in the clinical pathway for people with prostate cancer
- Radiotherapy to the primary tumour for newly diagnosed, metastatic prostate cancer (STAMPEDE): a randomised controlled phase 3 trial.
- Everolimus, lutetium-177 DOTATATE and sunitinib for advanced, unresectable or metastatic neuroendocrine tumours with disease progression: a systematic review and cost-effectiveness analysis.
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