Surgical Oncology

Surgical Oncology

Part-work (fascículo) Oxford Specialist Handbooks Series in Surgery

Edited by M. Asif Chaudry, Edited by Marc Christopher Winslet

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  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Format: Part-work (fascículo) | 704 pages
  • Dimensions: 106mm x 180mm x 22mm | 358g
  • Publication date: 28 September 2009
  • Publication City/Country: Oxford
  • ISBN 10: 0199237093
  • ISBN 13: 9780199237098
  • Edition statement: New.
  • Illustrations note: 100 black and white illustrations
  • Sales rank: 512,751

Product description

How should surgeons deal with cancer patients? The cornerstone of effective treatment is a multidisciplinary collaboration between many specialties in which surgeons are not only concerned about operative accessibility and technique but rather have a deep understanding of the fundamental biology of the malignancy they are dealing with and appreciate the reach of multi-modal treatment. This handbook is a practical reference for today's surgeons who actively manage cancer patients in both the acute and out-patient setting. It covers all the key areas, from initial presentation and diagnosis, investigation and staging, to active discussion in collaborative multidisciplinary cancer network meetings, operative management, post-operative care, and long term surveillance and palliation. Drawing together all the varied guidelines and source materials that form the basis of this complex subject, it is the first surgical oncology text that provides instant access to detailed clinical algorithms and operative techniques covering the wide range of cancers that general surgeons encounter, from GI tract to breast and endocrine cancers. Consistently sourced from current evidence based guidelines with a concise summary of underlying pathology and molecular biology, Surgical Oncology will enable the reader to knowledgably manage cancer patients from initial assessment to long term surveillance. It is an essential accompaniment for all higher surgical trainees from MRCS to the exit FRCS and EBSQ exams, and will be particularly useful for trainees rotating between surgical subspecialties, as well as having wide appeal to other members of the multidisciplinary team.

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Author information

Professor Winslet qualified in 1981 and obtained the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and Edinburgh in 1985. He was appointed Hunterian Professor RCS England in 1987 and was awarded the Master of Surgery degree from the University of London in 1988 before being appointed Honorary Consultant Surgeon with a special interest in colorectal and oesophagogastric surgery. He has been Chairman of the Division of Surgery and Interventional Science, Professor of Surgery and Head of Department at UCL since 2003 and Professor of Surgery and Head of Department of Surgery at the Royal Free Hospital since 1997. He has lectured and published widely on clinical research aspects of the diseases of the gastro-intestinal tract and is co-editor of the journal 'Colorectal Disease'.

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...provides access to detailed clinical algorithms...and other source materials that form evidence-based practice. Candidates sitting the FCRS, EBSQ and American board examinations will find this a useful guide...reasonably priced. Oncology News ...brimming with information... Doody's Notes

Table of contents

1. Cancer radiology ; 2. Breast cancer ; 3. Thyroid and parathyroid tumours ; 4. Oesophageal cancer ; 5. Gastric cancer ; 6. Liver and biliary cancers ; 7. Cancer of the pancreas ; 8. Small bowel and rare GI cancers ; 9. Colorectal cancer ; 10. Anal cancer ; 11. Renal cancer ; 12. Bladder cancer ; 13. Prostate carcinoma ; 14. Testicular cancer ; 15. Soft tissue sarcoma