Comprehensive Rectal Cancer Care is a comprehensive guide to rectal cancer care that will provide general and colorectal surgeons details regarding the latest developments in the field.
Comprehensive Rectal Cancer Care aims to cover the dynamic shifts in rectal cancer care that have taken place over recent years. Management approaches, such as watch-and-wait and transanal approaches, are evaluated and assessed by experienced physicians to give readers a full understanding of the available treatment options.
Chapter summaries are included to give a clinical overview of each approach and to assist the understanding of each topic covered, and make the book applicable to both general surgeons and specialist practice nurses, as well as rectal cancer specialists.
About the Author
Mary R. Kwann, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Department of Surgery. Board certified in both Surgery & Colon and Rectal Surgery, she specializes in colon and rectal surgery at University of Minnesota. With an MD from Harvard Medical School Dr Kwaan completed her residency at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA in General Surgery, then completed her Fellowship at the University of Minnesota in Colon and Rectal Surgery), along with her MS at Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA.
Andrew P. Zbar, MB BS, FRCS (Ed.), FRCS (Gen.), FRACS, FSICCR (Hon) Professor of General and Colorectal Surgery. Trained in Australia and the United Kingdom with postgraduate colorectal work in anorectal physiology and colorectal cancer immunology and immunotherapy. Professor of Surgery Chaim Sheba Medical Centre Israel and Senior Postgraduate Anatomy tutor Melbourne Australia.