Current Clinical Oncology

Rectal Cancer

International Perspectives on Multimodality Management

Editors: Czito, Brian G., Willett, Christopher G. (Eds.)

  • Presents state-of-the-art knowledge of biology, genetics, staging, and treatment
  • Attention to outcomes and quality of life of survivors
  • Provides the most current examination of US and European clinical trials
  • Covers medical, surgical, and radiation therapies
  • Written by key international opinion leaders
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This cutting-edge book delivers state of the art information on the evaluation and management of rectal cancer. Covering the spectrum of clinical management from initial evaluation and staging, to advances and controversies in management, to survivor outcomes, sphincter preservation and quality of life, it is a comprehensive resource for this rapidly changing field. Surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, radiology, endoscopy, and pathology are fully explored, including the use of both novel and contemporary approaches in each of these disciplines. With examination of clinical trials in the United States and Europe, this book features the unique insights of a cadre of world renowned specialists. Rectal Cancer: International Perspectives on Multimodality Management is an engaging discussion of current and future directions. This book is necessary reading for medical, surgical, and radiation oncologists as well as pathologists, radiologists, and gastroenterologists treating primary, recurrent, and metastatic rectal cancer.

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From the reviews:

“Serve as an excellent resource on the multidisciplinary management of rectal cancer. … The international background of the authors brings immense value to this book. … The chapters are uniformly well-written, clear, and lucid. … This book will be of particular interest to radiation oncologists. … an outstanding source of clinically relevant information on the management of rectal cancer. … relevant for specialists in gastrointestinal oncology, but will also be very useful and accessible for all clinicians and trainees in surgical, medical, and radiation oncology.” (Prajnan Das, International Journal of Radiation Oncology • Biology • Physics, Vol. 79 (4), March, 2011)

“The book deals with the approaches to the patients suffering from rectal carcinoma. The authors analyse precisely all of the problems referring to … rectal carcinoma. They do not deviate from the main topic which makes the book coherent and keeps reader’s attention. There have been used up-to-date information based on facts and clinical evaluation of different studies. … can be considerably helpful to doctors searching for the complex data about rectal cancer and to the specialists who deal with rectal carcinoma therapy.” (V. Usakova and J. Usak, Neoplasma, March, 2011)


Table of contents (18 chapters)

  • Clinical Staging: Endoscopic Techniques

    Chern, Hueylan (et al.)

    Pages 1-19

  • Clinical Staging: CT and MRI

    Brown, Gina (et al.)

    Pages 21-35

  • Local Excision

    You, Y. Nancy (et al.)

    Pages 37-51

  • Total Mesorectal Excision and Lateral Pelvic Lymph Node Dissection

    Kusters, Miranda (et al.)

    Pages 53-78

  • Abdominoperineal Resection, Low Anterior Resection, and Beyond

    Ludwig, Kirk (et al.)

    Pages 79-107

Buy this book

eBook $199.00
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  • ISBN 978-1-60761-567-5
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $259.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-60761-566-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $259.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-61779-695-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Rectal Cancer
Book Subtitle
International Perspectives on Multimodality Management
Editors
  • Brian G. Czito
  • Christopher G. Willett
Series Title
Current Clinical Oncology
Copyright
2010
Publisher
Humana Press
Copyright Holder
Springer Science + Business Media, LLC
eBook ISBN
978-1-60761-567-5
DOI
10.1007/978-1-60761-567-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-60761-566-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-61779-695-1
Series ISSN
2364-1134
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 316
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