192 pages | 75 B/W Illus.
The rapid rate of development in the fields of prevention, early detection and management for colorectal cancer means that the successful first edition of this accessible guide has needed to be updated and revised throughout. Primary care physicians and specialists alike will continue to find this an indispensable synopsis of the issues and options.
"…a welcome update….an easy to read, no-nonsense, authoritative guide for healthcare personnel."
1 How big is the problem, why prevent it and how might it present?
2 What are the risk factors associated with colorectal cancer? An overview
3 How does colorectal cancer develop?
4 Is diet important in preventing colorectal cancer?
5 Can non-dietary and dietary agents prevent colorectal cancer?
6 Who are at risk for familial colorectal cancer and how can they be managed?
7 How should we follow-up colorectal premalignant conditions?
8 How should we screen for early colorectal neoplasia?
9 When colorectal cancer is dected, what to do next?
10 The pros and cons of population-based colorectal cancer preventative strategies