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Colorectal Cancer

1st Edition

Edited by Jim Cassidy, Patrick Johnston, Eric Van Cutsem

CRC Press

349 pages | 20 B/W Illus.

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Description

Written by world authorities on the subject, this reference comprehensively covers every aspect of colorectal cancer. Addressing the molecular mechanisms, genetics, identification, and therapy of disease, this guide covers new pharmaceutical developments, current screening protocols, and modern methods of disease management by specialists at renowned institutions such as the Royal Marsden Hospital, the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center.

Table of Contents

Genetic Susceptibility to Colorectal Cancer. Epidemiology of Colorectal Cancer. Colorectal Cancer Screening. Pathology. Familial Cancer Management. The Surgical Principles of Managing Colorectal Cancer. Adjuvant Therapy for Colorectal Cancer. The Role of Radiotherapy in the Treatment of Rectal Cancer. Hepatic Directed Therapy. Pharmacogenomics of Colorectal Cancer. Drug Development for Advanced Colorectal Cancer in the U.S.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED031000
MEDICAL / Gastroenterology
MED062000
MEDICAL / Oncology
MED085000
MEDICAL / Surgery / General