Rectal Cancer

International Perspectives on Multimodality Management

  • Brian G. Czito
  • Christopher G. Willett

Part of the Current Clinical Oncology book series (CCO)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Hueylan Chern, W. Douglas Wong
    Pages 1-19
  3. Gina Brown, Shwetal Dighe, Fiona Taylor
    Pages 21-35
  4. Y. Nancy You, Heidi Nelson
    Pages 37-51
  5. Miranda Kusters, Yoshihiro Moriya, Harm J. T. Rutten, Cornelis J. H. van de Velde
    Pages 53-78
  6. Kirk Ludwig, Lauren Kosinski, Timothy Ridolfi
    Pages 79-107
  7. Jason Park, Jose Guillem
    Pages 109-121
  8. Loretta Erhunmwunsee, Thomas A. D’Amico
    Pages 123-129
  9. Srinevas K. Reddy, Bryan M. Clary
    Pages 131-150
  10. Nicholas P. West, Philip Quirke
    Pages 151-164
  11. Jean-François Bosset, Christophe Borg, Philippe Maingon, Gilles Crehange, Stéphanie Servagi-Vernat, Mathieu Bosset
    Pages 165-174
  12. Rachel Wong, David Cunningham, Ian Chua
    Pages 175-187
  13. Kathryn M. Field, John R. Zalcberg
    Pages 189-222
  14. Rolf Sauer, Claus Rödel
    Pages 223-234
  15. Krzysztof Bujko, Magdalena Bujko
    Pages 235-247
  16. Angelita Habr-Gama, Rodrigo Perez, Igor Proscurshim, Joaquim Gama-Rodrigues
    Pages 249-265
  17. Jean-Pierre Gérard, Robert Myerson, A. Sun Myint
    Pages 267-275
  18. Té Vuong, Slobodan Devic, Ervin Podgorsak
    Pages 277-288
  19. Brian G. Czito, Christopher G. Willett
    Pages 289-305
  20. Back Matter
    Pages 307-313

About this book


This cutting-edge book delivers state of the art information on the evaluation and management of rectal cancer. Covering the spectrum of clinical management from initial evaluation and staging, to advances and controversies in management, to survivor outcomes, sphincter preservation and quality of life, it is a comprehensive resource for this rapidly changing field. Surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, radiology, endoscopy, and pathology are fully explored, including the use of both novel and contemporary approaches in each of these disciplines. With examination of clinical trials in the United States and Europe, this book features the unique insights of a cadre of world renowned specialists. Rectal Cancer: International Perspectives on Multimodality Management is an engaging discussion of current and future directions. This book is necessary reading for medical, surgical, and radiation oncologists as well as pathologists, radiologists, and gastroenterologists treating primary, recurrent, and metastatic rectal cancer.


Cancer Carcinom Chemotherapy Clinical trials Diagnosis Genetics Malignancy Management Outcomes Sphincter preservation Staging Total mesorectal excision Treatment computed tomography (CT) surgery

Editors and affiliations

  • Brian G. Czito
    • 1
  • Christopher G. Willett
    • 2
  1. 1.Dept. Radiation OncologyDuke University Medical CenterDurhamUSA
  2. 2.Dept. Radiation OncologyDuke University Medical CenterDurhamUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science + Business Media, LLC 2010
  • Publisher Name Humana Press, Totowa, NJ
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-1-60761-566-8
  • Online ISBN 978-1-60761-567-5
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