Surgical Oncology: An Algorithmic Approach / Edition 1

Surgical Oncology: An Algorithmic Approach / Edition 1

by Theodore J. Saclarides
     
 

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ISBN-10: 144192907X

ISBN-13: 9781441929075

Pub. Date: 05/26/2011

Publisher: Springer New York

This user-friendly definitive reference work presents the full spectrum of current cancer treatment options available to the practicing general surgeon or trainee. Through the pairing of 4-color algorithms and concise, clinically oriented text, the reader can quickly visualize and understand the decision-making process. Separate algorithmic branches highlight

Overview

This user-friendly definitive reference work presents the full spectrum of current cancer treatment options available to the practicing general surgeon or trainee. Through the pairing of 4-color algorithms and concise, clinically oriented text, the reader can quickly visualize and understand the decision-making process. Separate algorithmic branches highlight surgical treatment, adjuvant therapies such as chemotherapy and radiation therapy, as well as combined modality treatment. Over 90 chapters address organ systems from head to toe and tackle special topics, including oncologic emergencies and diagnostic and therapeutic challenges, and surgical adjuncts. More than 200 illustrations augment the textbook.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781441929075
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
05/26/2011
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2003
Pages:
778
Product dimensions:
8.27(w) x 10.98(h) x 0.06(d)

Table of Contents

Section I: Head and Neck; Section II: Endocrine; Section III: Cancer of the Lung; Section IV: Breast Cancer; Section V: Cutaneous Malignancies; Section VI: Gastrointestinal Malignancies; Section VII: Sarcomas; Section VIII: Bone Cancers; Section IX: Genitourinary Cancers; Section X: Gynecologic Cancers; Section XI: Pediatric Tumors; Section XII: Hematologic Malginancies; Section XIII: Oncologic Emergencies; Section XIV: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Challenges; Section XV: Surgical Adjuncts; Appendix-- Commonly Used Chemotherapeutic Agents.

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