Comprehensive Rectal Cancer Care by Mary KwaanComprehensive Rectal Cancer Care by Mary Kwaan

Comprehensive Rectal Cancer Care

byMary KwaanEditorAndrew Zbar

Hardcover | March 20, 2019

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This book is a comprehensive guide to rectal cancer care that will provide general and colorectal surgeons details regarding the latest developments in the field.
The book aims to cover the dynamic shifts in rectal cancer care that have taken place over recent years. Management approaches, such as watch-and-wait and transanal approaches, are evaluated and assessed by experienced physicians to give readers a full understanding of the available treatment options.
Chapter summaries are included to give a clinical overview of each approach and to assist the understanding of each topic covered, and make the book applicable to both general surgeons and specialist practice nurses, as well as rectal cancer specialists.

Mary R. Kwann, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Department of Surgery. Board certified in both Surgery & Colon and Rectal Surgery, she specializes in colon and rectal surgery at University of Minnesota. With an MD from Harvard Medical School Dr Kwaan completed her residency at Brigham and Women's Hosp...
Title:Comprehensive Rectal Cancer CareFormat:HardcoverDimensions:639 pagesPublished:March 20, 2019Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3319989014

ISBN - 13:9783319989013


Table of Contents

1. A Surgical Overview of Rectal Cancer Management In The Modern Era.- 2. The Epidemiology of Rectal Cancer.- 3. Imaging In Rectal Cancer.- 4. The Pathology of Rectal Cancer And Predictors of Response To Neoadjuvant Therapy.- 5. Surgical Consideration In Rectal Cancer Management.- 6. Radiation Therapy.- 7. Radiation Therapy.- 8. The Management of Metastatic Disease-An Overview.- 9. The Surgical Management Of Recurrent Rectal Cancer.- 10. Uncommon Rectal Tumors.- 11. Survivorship And Quality of Life Considerations.- 12. An Economic Analysis of Modern Rectal Cancer Care.