Presented by the American College of Surgeons and the Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology, the first comprehensive, evidence-based examination of cancer surgery techniques as standards distills the well-defined protocols and techniques that are critical to achieve optimal outcomes in a cancer operation. This unique, one of a kind collaboration between the American College of Surgeons and the Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology focuses on best practices and state-of-the-art methodologies. Operative Standards for Cancer Surgery clearly describes the surgical activities that occur between skin incision and skin closure that directly affect cancer outcomes.
- Quickly grasp the proper technical elements of a cancer operation through clear, practical text and more than 120 illustrations.
- Benefit from careful analysis of the best evidence available in the literature, gathered here to create the highest quality standards in four key disease sites: breast, colon, lung, and pancreas.
- Learn from experts drawn from diverse groups including the American College of Surgeons, the Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology, the National Cancer Institute Cooperative Groups, and the Commission on Cancer, as well as national societies and organizations with an interest in these four cancer types.
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Table of Contents
SECTION I: BREAST
Chapter 1: Partial Mastectomy
Chapter 2: Total Mastectomy
Chapter 3: Axillary Lymphadenectomy
Chapter 4: Sentinel Lymphadenectomy
SECTION II: LUNG
Chapter 5: Invasive Mediastinal Staging Overview
Chapter 6: Endobronchial Ultrasonography/Endoscopic Ultrasonography
Chapter 7: Cervical Mediastinoscopy
Chapter 8: Minimally Invasive and Open Approaches to Mediastinal Nodal Assessment
Chapter 9: Lung Resection
Chapter 10: Segmentectomy
Chapter 11: Lobectomy
Chapter 12: Pneumonectomy
SECTION III: PANCREAS
Chapter 13: Pancreatic Surgery
Chapter 14: Pancreatoduodenectomy
Chapter 15: Distal Pancreatectomy
SECTION IV: COLON
Chapter 16: Colon Resection
About the Author(s)
Dr. Heidi D. Nelson MD, MPH
Research Professor and Vice-Chair, Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, Oregon Health & Science University; Medical Director, Cancer Prevention and Screening, Providence Cancer Center, Providence Health and Services, Portland, Oregon