Key Features

  • Outlines the steps after diagnosis to guide you through formulating a treatment or patient care plan.
  • Emphasizes important points—such as risk-adjusted screening for staging and the use of promising new gene therapies—with “key points” boxes at the beginning of each chapter and pedagogic features throughout.
  • Summarizes the process of accurately diagnosing and staging cancer in a logical, almost algorithmic, approach for easy reference.
  • Complements the procedures outlined in the text with full-color photographs and line drawings to reinforce your understanding of the material.
  • Features a CD-ROM showing video clips of diagnostic procedures, as well as all of the images, tables, and drawings from the text to help you better manage your patients.

Details

No. of pages:
272
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2010
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Print ISBN:
9781416046868
Electronic ISBN:
9780323246514

About the editors

Susan Gearhart

Affiliations and Expertise

The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Department of Surgery, Baltimore, MD

Nita Ahuja

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor of Surgeryand Oncology, Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD