Surgical Oncology

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Date

May 25, 2012

Format

Hardback, 632 pages

ISBN

0071786104 / 9780071786102

$

Your Price

161.00



Overview


Main description

The first text to bridge the gap between best surgical practices and modern technology in an evidence based manner

Surgical Oncology is a full-color text that incorporates the basic tenets of surgical practice with the innovations of modern technology in an evidence-based fashion. The goal of the book is present the opinions of experts in the field alongside an analytical and unbiased review of the evidence. Each chapter contains not only a summary of the relevant data, but also presents succinctly a list of landmark studies and a Level of Evidence Table citing the most important recommendations for each disease or organ system.

Features

  • Numerous full-color and black-and-white photographs
  • An excellent guide for surgeons-in-training as well as practicing physicians who need a summary of the latest research in cancer therapy
  • Each chapter emphasizes the surgical management of disease
  • An entire section of the book is dedicated to the principles of adjunct therapies emphasizing the need for a multidisciplinary approach


Table of contents

SECTION 1: INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND
1. Surgical Oncology--Definition, History, Scope, Philosophy
2. Multidisciplinary Approach
3. Ethical Considerations in Surgical Oncology
SECTION 2: FUNDAMENTALS AND BASICS OF CANCER
4. Molecular and Cellular Biology of Cancer
5. Methods of Investigation of Cancer
6. Principles of Pathology
7. Diagnostic Imaging in Cancer
8. Vascular Access and Infusion Pumps
9. Endovascular Applications in Surgical Oncology
10. Nutrition in Surgical Oncology
11. Pain and Palliative Care in Surgical Oncology
SECTION 3: PRINCIPLES AND PHILOSOPHY OF CANCER THERAPY
12. Principles of Surgical Therapy
13. Principles of Chemotherapy
14. Principles of Radiotherapy
15. Principles of Biologic Therapy
SECTION 4: SUPERFICIAL TISSUES
16. Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer
17. Melanoma
18. Soft Tissue Sarcoma
19. Noninvasive and Benign Breast Tumors
20. Invasive Breast Cancer
SECTION 5: ENDOCRINE ORGANS
21. Thyroid Cancer
22. Parathyroid
23. Adrenal Tumors
SECTION 6: GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT
24. Esophageal Cancer
25. Gastric Cancer
26. Small Bowel Cancer
27. Colon Cancer
28. Cancer of the Rectum and Anus
SECTION 7: HEPATOBILIARY SYSTEM
29. Liver Cancer
30. Gallbladder Cancer
31. Bile Duct Cancer
32. Endocrine Pancreas
33. Pancreatic Cancer
SECTION 8: SPECIAL TOPICS
34. Splenectomy
35. Gynecologic Oncology
36. Leukemia and Lymphoma: The Role of the Surgical Oncologist
37. Pediatric Surgical Oncology
38. Surgical Emergencies
39. Minimally Invasive Approaches in Surgical Oncology
40. Robotic Surgery and NOTES
41. Surgical Management of Metastases





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