Abeloff's Clinical Oncology

Abeloff's Clinical Oncology is a medical reference work covering the field of oncology. First released in 1995 by Churchill Livingstone, it is currently published by Elsevier.

Abeloff's Clinical Oncology
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Fifth edition
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The first edition, titled Clinical Oncology, was published by Churchill Livingstone in 1995.[1] In 2000, a second edition was released with an extra chapter on cancer prevention and screening.[2] A third edition was released four years later with more updates over the previous edition.[3]

Its founding editor, Martin Abeloff, died in 2007.[4] The book is currently in its sixth edition.[5]


Abeloff's Clinical Oncology has been described as a "recognized comprehensive oncology reference work",[4] and one of the "most recognizable" oncology textbooks.[3]


  1. ^ Friedman, Michael (21 September 1995). "Book Review Clinical Oncology Edited by Martin D. Abeloff, James O. Armitage, Allen S. Lichter, and John E. Niederhuber. 2350 pp., illustrated. new York, Churchill Livingstone, 1995. $199. 0-443-08941-8". New England Journal of Medicine. 333 (12): 809. doi:10.1056/NEJM199509213331221.
  2. ^ Seifter, E. J. (3 January 2001). "Clinical Oncology, Second Edition". Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 93 (1): 63. doi:10.1093/jnci/93.1.63. PMID 11136845.
  3. ^ a b Argiris, Athanassios. "CLINICAL ONCOLOGY, 3RD EDITION". Shock.
  4. ^ a b Egner, James R. (17 March 2010). "Abeloff's Clinical Oncology". JAMA. 303 (11): 1097. doi:10.1001/jama.2010.288.
  5. ^ "Abeloff's Clinical Oncology, 6th Edition". Elsevier.