Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Colorectal Cancer

Surgery, Diagnostics and Treatment

Edited by Jim Khan

Royal Hampshire County Hospital, United Kingdom

Colorectal cancer is one of the commonest cancers affecting individuals across the world. An improvement in survival has been attributed to multidisciplinary management, better diagnostics, improved surgical options for the primary and metastatic disease and advances in adjuvant therapy. In this book, international experts share their experience and knowledge on these different aspects in the management of colorectal cancer. An in depth analysis of screening for colorectal cancer, detailed evaluation of diagnostic modalities in staging colorectal cancer, recent advances in adjuvant therapy and principles and trends in the surgical management of colorectal cancer is provided. This will certainly prove to be an interesting and informative read for any clinician involved in the management of patients with colorectal cancer.

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Colorectal CancerSurgery, Diagnostics and TreatmentEdited by Jim Khan

Published: March 12th 2014

DOI: 10.5772/50593

ISBN: 978-953-51-1231-0

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-7195-9

Copyright year: 2014

Books open for chapter submissions

39872 Total Chapter Downloads

18 Crossref Citations

14 Web of Science Citations

28 Dimensions Citations


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1. Screening for Colorectal Cance

By Syed Naqvi and Syeda Farah Nazir


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2. Diagnostic Modalities in Colorectal Cancer –Endoscopy, Ct and Pet Scanning, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Mri), Endoluminal Ultrasound and Intraoperative Ultrasound

By Valentin Ignatov, Nikola Kolev, Anton Tonev, Shteryu Shterev, Elitsa Encheva, Tanya Kirilova, Tsvetelina Teneva and Krassimir Ivanov


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3. Role of Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer

By Roberta Fusco, Mario Sansone, Mario Petrillo, Antonio Avallone, Paolo Delrio, Fabiana Tatangelo and Antonella Petrillo


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4. Role of Tumour Markers in Diagnosis and Follow up of Colorectal Cancer — Potential for Future Research

By Robert Partyka


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5. Laparoscopy in the Management of Colorectal Cancer

By Anton Tonev, Nikola Kolev, Valentin Ignatov, Vasil Bojkov, Tanya Kirilova and Krassimir Ivanov


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6. Single-Incision Laparoscopic Colectomy: A New Era in the Treatment of Colorectal Cancer?

By Fabio Cianchi, Fabio Staderini and Benedetta Badii


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7. Robotic Colorectal Cancer Surgery

By Ray Swayamjyoti, Jim Khan and Amjad Parvaiz


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8. Surgical Strategies for Liver Metastases from Colorectal Cancer

By Nikola Kolev, Valentin Ignatov, Anton Tonev, Tanya Kirilova, Georgi Ivanov, Alexander Zlatarov and Krassimir Ivanov


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9. Management of Non-Hepatic Metastatic Disease in Colorectal Cancer

By C. Alberto Blanco, R. Sánchez, F. Piniella, D. Pescador, G. Borobio, A. García, C. Cano and F. Gutiérrez Conde


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10. New Strategies to Enhance the Efficacy of Surgical Treatment for Colorectal Liver Metastasis

By Teodoro Palomares, Ana Alonso-Varona, Ignacio García-Alonso and Vicente Portugal


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11. Rare Tumors of the Colon and Rectum

By Goran Stanojević and Zoran Krivokapić


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12. Current State-of-the-Science Adjuvant and Neoadjuvant Therapy in Surgically Resected Colorectal Cancer

By I.H. Sahin and C.R. Garrett


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13. Adjuvant Treatment in Colorectal Cancer

By Krassimir Ivanov, Nikola Kolev, Ivan Shterev, Anton Tonev, Valentin Ignatov, Vasil Bojkov and Tanya Kirilova


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14. Possible Role of Proto-Oncogenes in Colorectal Cancer — A Population Based Study

By Syed Mudassar, Mosin S Khan, Nighat P. Khan, Mahboob ul- Hussain and Khurshid I. Andrabi


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15. Prospects of ‘Omics Based Molecular Approaches in Colorectal Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment in the Developing World: A Case Study in Cape Town, South Africa

By Henry Adeola, Ryan William Goosen, Paul Goldberg and Jonathan Blackburn


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16. COL11A1 — Genetic Biomarker Targeted in Stool Samples for Early Diagnosis of Colorectal Cancer in Patients at Risk

By Andra Iulia Suceveanu, Laura Mazilu and Adrian-Paul Suceveanu


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17. The Complexity of Colorectal Cancer Biology — Putting Bricks on the Path to Personalized Medicine

By Emilia Balboa, Angel Carracedo and Francisco Barros


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18. The Role, Significance and Applicability of Aberrant Crypt Foci in Clinical Practice

By Martina Perše and Anton Cerar


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19. ERAS (Enhanced Recovery after Surgery) in Colorectal Surgery

By Raúl Sánchez-Jiménez, Alberto Blanco Álvarez, Jacobo Trebol López, Antonio Sánchez Jiménez, Fernando Gutiérrez Conde and José Antonio Carmona Sáez


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20. Psychosocial Care for Patients with Colorectal Cancer

By Hitoshi Okamura


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