Rectal Cancer: International Perspectives on Multimodality Management by Brian G. CzitoRectal Cancer: International Perspectives on Multimodality Management by Brian G. Czito

Rectal Cancer: International Perspectives on Multimodality Management

EditorBrian G. Czito, Christopher G. Willett

Paperback | October 13, 2012

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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 information 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, and 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 and metastatic rectal cancer.
Title:Rectal Cancer: International Perspectives on Multimodality ManagementFormat:PaperbackDimensions:328 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.07 inPublished:October 13, 2012Publisher:Humana PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1617796956

ISBN - 13:9781617796951

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Table of Contents

Preface1. Clinical Staging: Endoscopic Techniques 2. Clinical Staging: CT and MR 3. Surgery: Local Excision4. Surgery: Total Mesorectal Excision and Lateral Pelvic Lymph Node Dissection5. Surgery: Abdominoperineal Resection, Low-Anterior Resection and Beyond6. Surgery: T4 and Recurrent Rectal Cancer7. Surgery: Metastatic Disease8. Rectal Carcinoma: Surgical and Ablative Management of Liver Metastases9. Surgical Pathology10. Chemotherapy: Concurrent Delivery with Radiation Therapy11. Chemotherapy: Adjuvant and Neoadjuvant Approaches12. Chemotherapy: Metastatic Disease13. Radiation therapy: Adjuvant vs. Neoadjuvant therapy14. Radiation therapy: Short vs. Long Course15. Chemoradiation Therapy: Non-operative Approaches16. Contact X-Ray Therapy17. Radiation Therapy: Brachytherapy and Contact Therapy18. Radiation Therapy: Technical Innovations

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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)