Colorectal cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer-related death in the Western World. This Second Edition analyzes the genetics, mechanisms, and development of colorectal carcinoma and supplies the latest research and recommendations on the detection, treatment, and prevention of malignancies of the colon, rectum, and anus.
"This…volume aims to provide an overview of the aetiology, diagnosis and treatment of neoplasms of the colon, rectum and anus, which is accomplished in a comprehensively referenced text. It is clearly structured, of a manageable size and extremely well presented with numerous line drawings and operative and endoscopic photographs." —British Journal of Surgery, 2008
"In summary, this is a valuable textbook for the practicing colorectal surgeon or surgical oncologist who requires a thorough summary of the literature on colorectal and anal neoplasms. It will be especially useful to the colorectal surgery fellow who is attempting to identify the most important literature in the field. Also, it would be a helpful refrence for the medical or radiation oncologist who is attempting to understand the strategies of his or her surgical colleagues." —American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
Benign Neoplasms of the Colon and Rectum. Large Bowel Carcinoma: Screening, Surveillance, and Follow-up. Malignant Neoplasms of the Colon. Malignant Neoplasms of the Rectum. Perianal and Anal Canal Neoplasms. Anal and Transanal Techniques. Laparoscopic Colon and Rectal Surgery.