Colorectal Cancer: Textbook for General Practitioners by M. CrespiColorectal Cancer: Textbook for General Practitioners by M. Crespi

Colorectal Cancer: Textbook for General Practitioners

Contribution byM. Crespi

Paperback | November 15, 1993

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The book provides a concise description of the information ageneral practitioner needs to know about colorectal cancer.Changing trends in incidance and mortality are discussed,together with dietary factors and possible preventativemeasures. Screening for groups at high risk of developingcolorectal cancer are discussed, together with the mostappropriate methods of high risk and population screening.The diagnosis and investigation of patients with symptomsare described. The surgical treatment is discussed, togetherwith methods of clinical pathological staging. Adjuvanttherapy and the treatment of recurrent disease is detailed.

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Title:Colorectal Cancer: Textbook for General PractitionersFormat:PaperbackDimensions:41 pages, 10.91 × 8.27 × 0 inPublished:November 15, 1993Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:354056702X

ISBN - 13:9783540567028

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Table of Contents

Contents: How frequent is colorectal cancer ?- Trends in incidence and mortality.- Epidemiology and aetiology of colorectal cancer.- High risk groups.- Adenomas.- Symptoms.- Investigations.- Screening for colorectal cancer.- Treatment of the adenomatous polyps.- Follow up after adenoma removal.- Surgical treatment.- Adjuvant radiotherapy and chemotherapy.- Pathology of colorectal cancer.- Clinico-pathological staging and prognosis.- Follow up after treatment of carcinoma.- Treatment of recurrent disease.