Rectal Cancer

Modern Approaches to Treatment

  • George J. Chang

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Slawomir Marecik, John Park, Leela M. Prasad
    Pages 1-23
  3. Victoria Valinluck Lao, Alessandro Fichera
    Pages 25-35
  4. Prajnan Das, Bruce D. Minsky
    Pages 81-98
  5. Katherine Van Loon, Alan P. Venook
    Pages 99-108
  6. Abhi Sharma, John Monson
    Pages 109-121
  7. Aaron U. Blackham, Julian Sanchez, David Shibata
    Pages 123-146
  8. David W. Larson
    Pages 147-163
  9. Sunil Patel, Martin R. Weiser
    Pages 165-176
  10. Antonio M. Lacy, Marta Jiménez Toscana
    Pages 177-189
  11. Nam Kyu Kim, Young Wan Kim, Min Soo Cho
    Pages 191-211
  12. Toshiaki Watanabe, Soichiro Ishihara
    Pages 213-230
  13. Tarik Sammour, John M. Skibber
    Pages 231-245
  14. Nicholas Calotta, Justin M. Sacks
    Pages 247-256
  15. Jane Y. C. Hui, Elin R. Sigurdson
    Pages 257-268
  16. Oliver S. Chow, Julio Garcia-Aguilar
    Pages 277-293
  17. Callisia N. Clarke, E. Scott Kopetz
    Pages 295-312
  18. Cindy Kin, Amy Lightner, Mark Welton
    Pages 335-354
  19. Robert S. Krouse, Felipe A. Maegawa
    Pages 355-365
  20. Back Matter
    Pages 367-375

About this book


Rectal Cancer: Modern Approaches to Treatment provides a useful overview of the multidisciplinary treatment of rectal cancer with a deeper dive into clinical challenges faced by treating physicians. Written by the leading experts in the field, it provides a practical management guide with an emphasis on the state-of-the-art that will be of value to both novices and experts engaged in rectal cancer treatment.


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Editors and affiliations

  • George J. Chang
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Surgical OncologyThe University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer CenterHoustonUSA

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-16383-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-16384-0
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