Colorectal Cancer: Diagnosis and Clinical Management

Colorectal Cancer: Diagnosis and Clinical Management

Editor(s): John H. Scholefield, Cathy Eng

Published Online: 21 FEB 2014 09:36PM EST

Print ISBN: 9780470674802

Online ISBN: 9781118337929

DOI: 10.1002/9781118337929

About this Book

Colorectal Cancer: Diagnosis and Clinical Management provides colorectal surgeons, gastroenterologists and oncologists with an authoritative, practical guide to best practice in the diagnosis and clinical management of colorectal cancer.

Covering all forms of treatment including surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy, it examines the various new and emerging therapies, new strategies for screening and prevention, as well as the latest guidance on the most challenging and controversial aspects of managing colorectal cancer.

The authors present important information on:

  • Controversies in adjuvant chemotherapy
  • Long versus short course radiotherapy
  • Minimally invasive surgery and robotics
  • Radical colonic resection

Each chapter contains key points, tips and tricks and clinical case studies to aid rapid browsing and knowledge of the basic principles, while self-assessment questions allow readers to test their clinical knowledge.

With leading international surgeons, gastroenterologists and oncologists combining to offer their considerable wealth of expertise and knowledge, Colorectal Cancer is a well-balanced, indispensable resource for all those involved in colorectal cancer management. 


Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Diagnosis

    1. Chapter 3

      Management of Adenomas (pages 51–65)

      Sunil Dolwani, Rajvinder Singh, Noriya Uedo and Krish Ragunath

  2. Part II: Histopathology

  3. Part III: Surgical

    1. Chapter 5

      Radical Colonic Resection (pages 85–103)

      Kenichi Sugihara, Yusuke Kinugasa and Shunsuke Tsukamoto

  4. Part IV: Oncology

  5. Part V: Outcomes

  6. Part VI: Vignettes

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