The M.D. Anderson Surgical Oncology Handbook

The M.D. Anderson Surgical Oncology Handbook

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Written by current and former surgical oncology fellows of the world-renowned M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, this portable handbook is a practical guide to established surgical oncology principles for each organ system. Maximize your surgical oncology skills with comprehensive coverage, multidisciplinary perspectives, proven therapeutic strategies, useful algorithms, and recommended readings. Concise chapters illustrated with algorithms and line drawings outlining the essential elements of diagnosis, staging, and clinical management of solid tumors treated in surgical colonoscopy has been shown to detect cancers at an earlier stage. One of these trials, the Minnesota Colon Cancer Control Study, has demonstrated a significantly improved cancer-related survival, and a meta-analysis of the randomized trials ... Most studiesusing screening colonoscopy in average-risk patients report anaverage of 30% of neoplasticlesions detected. ... Currently, screening colonoscopy is cost- effective ifa 10-yearinterval is used oncethecolonis cleared of polyps.

Title:The M.D. Anderson Surgical Oncology Handbook
Author:Barry W. Feig, Denise C. Ching
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2012-10-22


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