Handbook of Surgical Oncology: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Handbook of Surgical Oncology

1st Edition

By E. George Elias

CRC Press

288 pages

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pub: 2019-05-23
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First published in 1989, this easy, quick reference details the ongoing clinical trials, their rationale and some early results in surgical oncology. Each chapter covers a major tumor site from epidemiology, etiology, screening, diagnostic methods, prognosis, staging, the various therapeutic approaches for each disease, and the follow up of the patients. The surgical options available in the management of cancer patients, the preoperative decisions and preparations, operative and postoperative management, the value of adjuvant therapy, chemotherapy, hormonal manipulation, and immunotherapy in the primary management of each disease are presented. The palliative management by various disciplinary approaches is also discussed. In addition, the book details the management of some hematologic disorders. All medical disciplines involved in the care of cancer patients will find this a valuable publication.

Table of Contents

General Principles. The Breast. The Large Bowel and the Anal Canal. Melanomas. Sarcomas. The Head and Neck. The Stomach. The Duodenum and the Small Bowel. The Carcinoid Tumors. The Pancreas and the Periampullary Area. The Liver and the Biliary System. The Spleen. The Adrenal Glands. The Thyroid and the Parathyroid Glands. The Esophagus. The Lung and the Pleura. Metastatic Malignancies from an Unknown Primary. Index.

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E. George Elias

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED000000
MEDICAL / General
MED062000
MEDICAL / Oncology
MED085000
MEDICAL / Surgery / General