Multidisciplinary Management of Rectal Cancer

Questions and Answers

Editors: Valentini, Vincenzo, Schmoll, Hans-Joachim, van de Velde, Cornelis J. H. (Eds.)

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  • Ideal aid to multidisciplinary management of rectal cancer
  • Question and answer format that will enable the reader quickly to find answers on the issues that arise in daily practice
  • Includes guidelines on management according to the clinical presentation that have been endorsed by the major European oncological societies
  • Compiled by an outstanding panel of authors representative of these societies
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This book seeks to promote an integrated approach among the various specialists involved in the management of rectal cancer with a view to ensuring that treatment is tailored appropriately to the individual patient. For ease of use, a question and answer format is employed. The focus is on those issues typically confronted during daily clinical practice in relation to risk factors, imaging, surgery, radiotherapy, and chemotherapy. The services of an outstanding panel of authors representative of the major European oncological societies have been acquired in order to formulate the questions and provide the answers. All who need assistance in addressing concerns that arise from the need for multidisciplinary management of rectal cancer will find the book to be an ideal source of helpful information.

Table of contents (36 chapters)

Table of contents (36 chapters)
  • What Do We Consider Cancer of the Rectum?

    Lange, Marilyne M. (et al.)

    Pages 3-8

  • What Is the Ongoing Recommendation in the Management of Rectal Cancer?

    Valentini, Vincenzo (et al.)

    Pages 9-18

  • What Prognostic Clinical Factors Must Be Considered Before Treatment?

    Rödel, Claus

    Pages 21-26

  • What Are the Relevant Imaging Factors to Optimize Treatment Decisions?

    Chand, Manish (et al.)

    Pages 27-39

  • What Biochemical and Molecular Biological Factors Have Greater Relevance to Treatment Decisions?

    Lammering, Guido (et al.)

    Pages 41-48

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Multidisciplinary Management of Rectal Cancer
Book Subtitle
Questions and Answers
Editors
  • Vincenzo Valentini
  • Hans-Joachim Schmoll
  • Cornelis J. H. van de Velde
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-25005-7
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-25005-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 367
Number of Illustrations
28 b/w illustrations, 70 illustrations in colour
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