Comprehensive Rectal Cancer Care

  • Mary Kwaan
  • Andrew Zbar

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Epidemiology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Ian M. Paquette, Sarah J. Atkinson
      Pages 3-20
  3. Imaging in Rectal Cancer

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 21-21
    2. Martyn D. Evans, John Beynon
      Pages 23-38
    3. Muhammed R. S. Siddiqui, Svetlana Balyansikova, Gina Brown
      Pages 39-55
    4. Rohit Kochhar, Prakash Manoharan
      Pages 57-84
  4. Pathology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 85-85
  5. The Surgical Approach

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 113-113
    2. Michael A. Valente, Tracy L. Hull
      Pages 115-124
    3. Ashish Gupta, Sanjeev Dayal, Brendan J. Moran
      Pages 125-146
    4. Jason R. Bingham, Scott R. Steele
      Pages 147-160
    5. Deborah S. Keller, Elizabeth R. Raskin
      Pages 161-178
    6. Maria Clara Arroyave, F. Borja de Lacy, Antonio M. Lacy
      Pages 179-193
    7. Felipe Quezada-Díaz, Tarik Sammour, J. Joshua Smith, Y. Nancy You
      Pages 195-211
    8. F. D. McDermott, N. J. Smart, D. C. Winter
      Pages 231-240
    9. Charles Sabbagh, Francois Mauvais, Jean-Marc Regimbeau
      Pages 241-258
    10. Osama Al-Bermani, Pranavan Palamuthusingam, Yik-Hong Ho
      Pages 259-285
    11. Nabila Ansari, Michael J. Solomon
      Pages 287-305
    12. Fumio Konishi, Tsuyoshi Konishi
      Pages 307-322
  6. Radiation Therapy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 323-323
    2. Joakim Folkesson, Åsa Collin, Lars Påhlman†
      Pages 325-333
    3. Bengt Glimelius
      Pages 335-353
    4. Ryan M. Lanning, Karyn A. Goodman
      Pages 365-403
  7. Chemotherapy and Biologic Treatments

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 405-405
    2. Rob Glynne-Jones, Marcia Hall
      Pages 407-444
  8. The Management of Metastatic Disease: An Overview

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 445-445
    2. Christopher J. LaRocca, Eric H. Jensen
      Pages 463-494
    3. Ishwaria Subbiah, Cathy Eng, Emil Lou
      Pages 495-508
  9. The Surgical Management of Recurrent Rectal Cancer

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 519-519
    2. Giovanni M. Romano, Francesco Bianco, Silvia De Franciscis, Andrea Belli
      Pages 521-536
    3. Jacob McCormick, Frank A. Frizelle
      Pages 553-571
  10. Uncommon Rectal Tumors

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 573-573
    2. Erica B. Sneider, Justin A. Maykel
      Pages 575-590
  11. Survivorship and Quality of Life Considerations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 591-591
    2. Zaid Abdelsattar, Scott Regenbogen
      Pages 593-610
  12. An Economic Analysis of Modern Rectal Cancer Care

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 611-611
  13. Back Matter
    Pages 627-639

About this book


 This book is a comprehensive guide to rectal cancer care that will provide general and colorectal surgeons details regarding the latest developments in the field.
The book aims to cover the dynamic shifts in rectal cancer care that have taken place over recent years. Management approaches, such as watch-and-wait and transanal approaches, are evaluated and assessed by experienced physicians to give readers a full understanding of the available treatment options.
Chapter summaries are included to give a clinical overview of each approach and to assist the understanding of each topic covered, and make the book applicable to both general surgeons and specialist practice nurses, as well as rectal cancer specialists.


cancer rectal cancer surgery colorectal oncology

Editors and affiliations

  • Mary Kwaan
    • 1
  • Andrew Zbar
    • 2
  1. 1.University of California, Los AngelesLos AngelesUSA
  2. 2.University of MelbourneVictoriaAustralia

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