This book is in very good condition, with very slight wear visible on the front and rear covers. The pages are undamaged, with no staining, creasing or tearing. The spine and binding are also undamaged, and the price of the book is written in pencil on the inside right cover page
Innovatively structured, this book presents a multidisciplinary approach to the management fo the common solid malignancies. The roles of surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy and biologic therapy are debated in detail, highlighting current controversial issues in clinical judgement. Each chapter is followed by a Commentary written by another expert in the field presenting a contrasting viewpoint, explaining controversial areas or providing additional or new information. Editors' Selected Abstracts are included to ensure that the most-up-to-date information (including abstracts from 2001) is provided.
Also discussed are key developments in diagnosis and treatment, including laparoscopy, sentinel node analysis, organ transplantation, prevention by genetic analysis, molecular biology, diagnosis and significance of micrometastases, intraperitoneal chemotherapy, preoperative and postoperative chemotherapy. The material in this book has been written by internationally renowned specialists from a wide range of disciplines: general and colorectal surgery, laparoscopic surgery, medical oncology, pathology, interventional radiology, medical genetics, molecular biology, hematology and radiation oncology.