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Title Colorectal cancer / edited by Daniel Swinson, consultant and Honorary Senior Lecturer in GI Medical Oncology, St. James's Institute of Oncology, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK, Matthew Seymour, Cancer Research UK Cancer Medicine Research Unit, St. James's Institute of Oncology, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK.

Publication Info. Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2012.

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 Axe EBSCO Clinical Nursing E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (xi, 127 pages) : illustrations
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series Oxford oncology library
Oxford oncology library.
Note Print version record.
Summary This pocketbook summarises the epidemiology and risk factors for developing colorectal cancer and the basic biology of the disease. The evidence governing approaches in diagnosis and oncological management both surgical and non-surgical of the primary tumour is also covered.
Contents Cover -- Contents -- Contributors -- Abbreviations -- 1. Introduction to colorectal cancer -- 2. Screening and diagnosis of colorectal cancer -- 3. Surgical management of colorectal cancer -- 4. Radiotherapy and rectal cancer -- 5. Pharmacology of anti-cancer drugs -- 6. Adjuvant chemotherapy -- 7. Systemic therapy for advanced colorectal cancer -- 8. Surgery for recurrent rectal and colonic cancer -- 9. Surgery for liver metastases -- 10. Surgery for pulmonary metastases -- 11. Colorectal cancer -- surgical and non-surgical palliation -- 12. New therapeutic avenues in colorectal cancer.
Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- X -- Y.
Subject Colon (Anatomy) -- Cancer.
Rectum -- Cancer.
Colorectal Neoplasms.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
Colon (Anatomy) -- Cancer. (OCoLC)fst00868404
Rectum -- Cancer. (OCoLC)fst01091961
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Swinson, Daniel, editor.
Seymour, Matthew, editor.
Other Form: Print version: Colorectal cancer 9780199590209 (DLC) 2011945445 (OCoLC)826524054
ISBN 9780191502330 (electronic bk.)
0191502332 (electronic bk.)
1306260604 (ebk)
9781306260602 (ebk)
9780199590209
0199590206
Standard No. AU@ 000055960267
AU@ 000058372192
AU@ 000062595182
DEBBG BV042794906

 
    
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