Essentials of Surgical Oncology

1st Edition

Surgical Foundations


  • Michael Sabel
  • Vernon Sondak
  • Jeffrey Sussman
    • Print ISBN 9780815143857

    Key Features

    • Coverage progresses from key basic science knowledge, principles of oncology care and research, and general diagnostic and operative procedures for a variety of cancers, including breast cancer, melanoma, sarcoma, GI malignancies, head and neck cancers and endocrine tumors, so you can face any challenge with confidence.
    • Begins each chapter with a bulleted list of key points, and presents crucial facts in boxes, to facilitate review.
    • Offers abundant illustrations, photographs, and tables to clarify complex concepts.

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1 Molecular Biology

    Chapter 2 Cellular Biology

    Chapter 3 Cancer Epidemiology

    Chapter 4 Principles of Surgical Therapy

    Chapter 5 Principles of Chemotherapy

    Chapter 6 Radiation Oncology

    Chapter 7 Principles of Immunotherapy

    Chapter 8 Noninvasive Breast Cancer

    Chapter 9 Invasive Breast Cancer

    Chapter 10 Melanoma & Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer

    Chapter 11 Sarcoma

    Chapter 12 Thyroid & Parathyroid

    Chapter 13 Benign & Malignant Adrenal Gland Tumors

    Chapter 14 Endocrine Pancreas

    Chapter 15 Esophagus

    Chapter 16 Stomach & Intestine

    Chapter 17 Exocrine Pancreas

    Chapter 18 Hepatobiliary

    Chapter 19 Colorectal

    Chapter 20 Multimodality

    Chapter 21 Head & Neck

    Chapter 22 Lymphoma & Leukemia

    Chapter 23 Gynecologic Cancers

    Chapter 24 Urologic

    Chapter 25 Pediatric

    Chapter 26 Surgery of Advanced Disease

    Chapter 27 Surgical Emergencies


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    About the editors

    Michael Sabel

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center, Ann Arbor, MI

    Vernon Sondak

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Department Chair, Cutaneous Oncology, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute. Professor of Surgery and Oncologic Sciences, University of South Florida

    Jeffrey Sussman

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Cincinnati & VAMC, Cincinnati, OH