Colorectal Cancer, An Issue of Surgical Oncology Clinics of North America, E-Book

Edited by Traci L. Hedrick, MD
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In this issue of Surgical Oncology Clinics, guest editor Dr. Traci L. Hedrick brings her considerable expertise to the topic of Colorectal Cancer. Excluding skin cancers, colorectal cancer remains the third most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women in the United States. In this issue, top experts in the field provide current discussions on surgery of rectal cancer, colon cancer, targeted therapies, technological advances, genetics of colorectal cancer, and health disparities. 

Key Features
  • Contains 12 relevant, practice-oriented topics including preoperative staging and evaluation of colorectal cancer; technological advances in the surgical treatment of colorectal cancer; surgical principles of rectal cancer; targeted therapy for colorectal cancer; surgical principles of colon cancer; molecular genetics of colorectal cancer/hereditary colorectal cancer syndromes; and more. 

  • Provides in-depth clinical reviews on colorectal cancer, offering actionable insights for clinical practice. 

  • Presents the latest information on this timely, focused topic under the leadership of experienced editors in the field. Authors synthesize and distill the latest research and practice guidelines to create clinically significant, topic-based reviews. 

ISBN 9780323849012
Product Format Ebook
Publication Date 2022
Author Information Edited by Traci L. Hedrick, MD, Department of Surgery, University of Virginia, UVA Health, Digestive Health Center
Table of Content Colorectal Cancer: Preoperative Evaluation and Staging
Early-Onset Colorectal Cancer
Healthcare Disparities and Colorectal Cancer
Nonoperative Management of Rectal Cancer: The Watch and Wait Strategy
Technological Advances in the Surgical Treatment of Colorectal Cancer
Local Excision and Endoscopic Strategies for the Treatment of Colorectal Cancer
Surgical Principles of Rectal Cancer
Targeted Therapy for Colorectal Cancer
Management of Synchronous Colorectal Cancer Metastases
Neoadjuvant Therapy for Rectal Cancer
Complete Mesocolic Excision and Extent of Lymphadenectomy for the Treatment of Colon Cancer
Management of Colorectal Cancer in Hereditary Syndromes
Publication Date 07-04-2022
Pages 240
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