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Title Rectal cancer [electronic resource] : international perspectives on multimodality management / edited by Brian G. Czito, Christopher G. Willett.

Published New York : Humana, c2010.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description xi, 313 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Series Current clinical oncology
Current clinical oncology (Totowa, N.J.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Clinical staging: endoscopic techniques -- Clinical staging: CT and MRI -- Local excision -- Total mesorectal excision and lateral pelvic lymph node dissection -- Abdominoperineal resection, low anterior resection, and beyond -- T4 and recurrent rectal cancer -- Surgical management of pulmonary metastases -- Surgical and ablative management of liver metastases -- Surgical pathology -- Chemotherapy: concurrent delivery with radiation therapy -- Chemotherapy: adjuvant and neoadjuvant approaches -- Chemotherapy: metastatic disease -- Radiation therapy: adjuvant vs. neoadjuvant therapy -- Radiation therapy: short versus long course -- Chemoradiation therapy: nonoperative approaches -- Contact x-ray therapy -- High-dose-rate preoperative endorectal brachytherapy for patients with rectal cancer -- Radiation therapy: technical innovations.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. New York : Springer, 2010. Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: Web browser. Title from title screen (viewed on Sep. 9, 2010). Access may be restricted to users at subscribing institutions.
Other author Czito, Brian G.
Willett, Christopher G.
SpringerLink (Online service)
Subject Rectum -- Cancer.
Rectum -- Cancer -- Adjuvant treatment.
Rectum -- Cancer -- Treatment -- Case studies.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781607615675