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Multidisciplinary Management of Rectal Cancer
Questions and Answers
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Main description:

This book seeks to promote an integrated approach among the various specialists involved in the management of rectal cancer with a view to ensuring that treatment is tailored appropriately to the individual patient. For ease of use, a question and answer format is employed. The focus is on those issues typically confronted during daily clinical practice in relation to risk factors, imaging, surgery, radiotherapy, and chemotherapy. The services of an outstanding panel of authors representative of the major European oncological societies have been acquired in order to formulate the questions and provide the answers. All who need assistance in addressing concerns that arise from the need for multidisciplinary management of rectal cancer will find the book to be an ideal source of helpful information.


Feature:

Ideal aid to multidisciplinary management of rectal cancer

Question and answer format that will enable the reader quickly to find answers on the issues that arise in daily practice

Includes guidelines on management according to the clinical presentation that have been endorsed by the major European oncological societies

Compiled by an outstanding panel of authors representative of these societies


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This book seeks to promote an integrated approach among the various specialists involved in the management of rectal cancer with a view to ensuring that treatment is tailored appropriately to the individual patient. For ease of use, a question and answer format is employed. The focus is on those issues typically confronted during daily clinical practice in relation to risk factors, imaging, surgery, radiotherapy, and chemotherapy. The services of an outstanding panel of authors representative of the major European oncological societies have been acquired in order to formulate the questions and provide the answers. All who need assistance in addressing concerns that arise from the need for multidisciplinary management of rectal cancer will find the book to be an ideal source of helpful information.


Contents:

Introduction.- What do we consider cancer of the rectum?.- What is considered state of the art in rectal cancer by ESTRO, ESMO and ESSO?.- Q&As on Risk Factor Identification.- Q&As on Imaging.- Q&As on Radiotherapy.- Q&As on Chemotherapy.- Q&As on Surgery.- Q&As on Pathology.- Q&As on Multidisciplinary Team Management.


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ISBN-13: 9783642250057
Publisher: Springer (Springer Berlin Heidelberg)
Publication date: July, 2012
Pages: 379

Subcategories: Oncology, Oncology, Radiology