Princeton University Library Catalog

Colorectal cancer / edited by Susan L. Gearhart, Nita Ahuja.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Philadelphia : Saunders/Elsevier, c2011.
Description:
xiv, 278 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm.
Series:
  • Early diagnosis and treatment of cancer series. [More in this series]
  • Early diagnosis and treatment of cancer
Notes:
"Expert consult"--Cover.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
1. Epidemiology and Risk Factors of Colorectal Cancer / Kathryn M. Chu -- 2. Presentation and Initial Evaluation of Colorectal Cancer / Susan L. Gearhart -- 3. Hereditary Colorectal Cancer and Polyp Syndromes / Francis M. Giardiello -- 4. Genetic Screening / Cheryl J. Pendergrass -- 5. Behavior and Dietary Modification in the Prevention of Colon Cancer / Nita Ahuja -- 6. Chemoprevention of Colorectal Cancer / Francis M. Giardiello -- 7. Fecal Occult Blood Test / John H. Kwon -- 8. Colonoscopy and Flexible Sigmoidoscopy in Colorectal Cancer Screening and Surveillance / John H. Kwon -- 9. Stool and Blood Sampling for Early Detection of Colorectal Cancer / Nita Ahuja -- 10. Radiologic Techniques: Virtual Colonoscopy / Karen M. Horton -- 11. Preoperative Evaluation / Susan L. Gearhart -- 12. Limited Resection: Indications, Techniques, and Outcomes of Transanal Excision and Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery / Elizabeth C. Wick -- 13. Endoscopic Techniques in Colorectal Neoplasia / Samuel A. Giday -- 14. Open Surgical Techniques in Colorectal Cancer / Vanita Ahuja -- 15. Systemic Therapy for Colon Cancer / Wells Messersmith -- 16. Radiation Therapy for Colorectal Adenocarcinoma: External Beam and Intraoperative Radiation Therapy / Timothy M. Pawlik -- 17. Surveillance and Follow-up / Nita Ahuja -- 18. Clinical Trials: Why Participate? / David Chang -- 19. Vaccines and Immunotherapy / Richard Schulick -- 20. Genetic Profiling in Colorectal Cancer / Nita Ahuja -- 21. Coping with Colorectal Cancer / Eden R. Stotsky -- 22. Conclusion / Nita Ahuja.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9781416046868
  • 1416046860
LCCN:
2010012920
OCLC:
592450927
Related name:
RCP:
C - S