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Noncolorectal, Nonneuroendocrine Liver Metastases

Diagnosis and Current Therapies

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  • First monograph to focus specifically on noncolorectal non neuroendocrine (NCRNNE) liver metastases
  • Offers extensive guidance on treatment of metastases from different primary malignancies
  • Serves as a valuable reference on which to base future studies

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This book offers a complete overview on non colorectal non neuroendocrine (NCRNNE) liver metastases and describes in detail the currently available therapies. Each chapter focuses on the treatment of metastases from a particular primary malignancy and also provides valuable information on incidence, natural history and diagnosis. NCRNNE liver metastases are rare entities compared with colorectal and neuroendocrine metastases, for which the treatments are well codified. While more publications have appeared on the topic in recent years, an in-depth study has to date been lacking. Furthermore, most published series are insufficiently comparable as they comprise patients with NCRNNE hepatic metastases from a variety of primary malignancies and consequently overlook differences in tumor behavior, frequency of isolated hepatic metastases, response to neoadjuvant or adjuvant therapy and interval between diagnosis of the primary tumor and the liver metastases. This book, with its more specific approach, will serve not only as an up-to-date guide to diagnosis and treatment but also as a reference on which to base future studies.

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Table of contents (16 chapters)

Editors and Affiliations

  • Department of Surgical Sciences Organ Transplantation and Advanced Technologies, University of Catania, Cannizzaro Hospital, Catania, Italy

    Isidoro Di Carlo

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Noncolorectal, Nonneuroendocrine Liver Metastases

  • Book Subtitle: Diagnosis and Current Therapies

  • Editors: Isidoro Di Carlo

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  • Publisher: Springer Cham

  • eBook Packages: Medicine, Medicine (R0)

  • Copyright Information: Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-319-09292-8Published: 08 December 2014

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-3-319-35773-7Published: 23 August 2016

  • eBook ISBN: 978-3-319-09293-5Published: 25 November 2014

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XIII, 220

  • Number of Illustrations: 8 b/w illustrations, 13 illustrations in colour

  • Topics: Surgical Oncology, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Surgery, Oncology, Neurosurgery, Endocrinology

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