Early Gastrointestinal Cancers II: Rectal Cancer

  • Florian Otto
  • Manfred P. Lutz

Part of the Recent Results in Cancer Research book series (RECENTCANCER, volume 203)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Staging of Rectal Cancer

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Jo Waage, Fiona Taylor, James Read, Gina Brown
      Pages 3-14
    3. S. L. Bosch, I. D. Nagtegaal
      Pages 15-21
  3. Treatment of Early Rectal Cancer

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 23-23
    2. Chris Cunningham
      Pages 31-38
  4. Surgical Treatment of Rectal Cancer

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 39-39
    2. Monica Young, Alessio Pigazzi
      Pages 47-55
    3. Thomas A. Vermeer, Miranda Kusters, Harm J. T. Rutten
      Pages 69-94
    4. Teresa Gavaruzzi, Francesca Giandomenico, Paola Del Bianco, Lorella Lotto, Alessandro Perin, Salvatore Pucciarelli
      Pages 117-149
  5. Combined Modality Therapy in Rectal Cancer

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 151-151
    2. J. P. Gerard, K. Benezery, J. Doyen, E. Francois
      Pages 153-169
    3. Krzysztof Bujko, Maciej Partycki, Lucyna Pietrzak
      Pages 171-187
    4. Ines Joye, Karin Haustermans
      Pages 189-201
    5. Angelita Habr-Gama, Rodrigo Oliva Perez
      Pages 203-210
  6. Rectal Cancer with Synchronous Liver Metastases

About this book


This Recent Results in Cancer Research volume provides an up-to-date overview of the multidisciplinary management of locally confined rectal cancer as well as colorectal cancer with synchronous resectable liver metastases. The contents comprise the majority of the invited contributions from the Second St. Gallen EORTC Gastrointestinal Cancer Conference, held on 6-8 March 2014 in St. Gallen, Switzerland. Written by some of the world’s leading experts in the imaging, endoscopy, pathology, molecular biology, surgery, radiotherapy, and medical oncology of rectal cancer and liver metastases, the chapters offer a comprehensive view on the latest recommendations in diagnosis and multidisciplinary treatment. Every clinician involved in the care of patients with rectal cancer will find this book interesting and helpful.​


Liver Metastasis Neoadjuvant Therapy Primary Theory Rectal Cancer Synchronous Metastases

Editors and affiliations

  • Florian Otto
    • 1
  • Manfred P. Lutz
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Medical OncologyTumor- und Brustzentrum ZeTuPSt. GallenSwitzerland
  2. 2.Caritasklinik St. TheresiaSaarbrückenGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-08059-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-08060-4
  • Series Print ISSN 0080-0015
  • Series Online ISSN 2197-6767
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