Over the past decade, major advances have occurred in the management of the many fields of cancer treatment encountered by the general surgeon. These developments have evolved from improved understanding of disease biology, high level clinical outcomes studies, as well as translational research with new available therapies. These advances have brought major changes to cancer care and have surfaced new dilemmas in clinical decision-making. Modern cancer management requires an understanding of the current status of a diverse array of oncologic diseases.
Current Controversies in Cancer Care for the Surgeon provides a comprehensive update on the management of various cancers as interpreted by recognized experts in the field. In addition, each chapter will focus on current controversies and areas of advance. The text is designed to assist the practicing surgeon in achieving optimal management of encountered oncologic problems. Such an inclusive text will be invaluable resource for clinical surgeons, surgeons in training, students and researchers.
- Each chapter focuses on current controversies
- Written by experts in the field
- Provides a comprehensive update on the management of various cancers
Update on the management of gastroenteropathic neuroendocrine tumors.- Gastric cancer.- Gastrointestinal stromal tumors.- Current issues in colorectal cancer.- Modern management of colorectal liver metastases.- Incidental pancreatic lesions.- Update on pancreatic adenocarcinoma.- Optimal care in gallbladder cancer.- Breast cancer.- Modern Melanoma Management.- Sarcoma.- HIPEC.