The MD Anderson Manual of Medical Oncology, Third Edition
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This book was set in Stempel Schneidler by Cenveo® Publisher Services.
The editors were Karen G. Edmonson and Robert Pancotti.
The production supervisor was Catherine H. Saggese.
Project management was provided by Raghavi Khullar, Cenveo Publisher Services.
The text designer was Eve Siegel; the cover designer was Dreamit, Inc.
RR Donnelley was the printer and binder.
Cover photo: Main campus of MD Anderson Cancer Center. Copyright © 2016 The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
The authors wish to acknowledge the exceptional administrative and organizational contributions of Ann M. Sandler, without whom this project would not have been completed.