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.
About the Author
John H. Scholefield, FRCS, ChM, Head, Division of GI Surgery & Professor of Surgery, University Hospital, Nottingham, UK
Cathy Eng, MD, FACP, Associate Professor & Associate Medical Director, Colorectal Center, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA