Surgical Oncology

A Practical and Comprehensive Approach

  • Quyen D. Chu
  • John F. Gibbs
  • Gazi B. Zibari

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. Skin

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Christiana Shaw, Stephen R. Grobmyer
      Pages 3-25
    3. Moshim Kukar, Jacqueline Oxenberg, Edward Eun Cho, Nathalie C. Zeitouni, Joseph Skitzki
      Pages 27-46
  3. Breast

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 47-47
    2. Tania K. Arora, Harry D. Bear
      Pages 49-59
    3. Quyen D. Chu, Roger H. Kim
      Pages 61-112
    4. Quyen D. Chu, Ernest Kwame Adjepong-Tandoh, Rosemary Bernadette Duda
      Pages 113-140
    5. Michael R. Cassidy, Jane E. Méndez
      Pages 141-161
    6. Roger H. Kim, Quyen D. Chu
      Pages 163-168
  4. Gastrointestinal

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 169-169
    2. John H. Park, Peter J. DiPasco, Joaquina C. Baranda, Mazin F. Al-Kasspooles
      Pages 171-193
    3. Elizabeth P. Ketner, Quyen D. Chu, Martin S. Karpeh Jr., Nikhil I. Khushalani
      Pages 195-216
    4. David Gleason, Kimberly E. Miller-Hammond, John F. Gibbs
      Pages 217-234
    5. Bas Groot Koerkamp, William R. Jarnagin
      Pages 235-255
    6. Parham Mafi, Quyen D. Chu, Richard R. Smith, John F. Gibbs
      Pages 257-282
    7. Jillian K. Smith, Quyen D. Chu, Jennifer F. Tseng
      Pages 283-313
    8. Gazi B. Zibari, Matthew Sanders, Hosein Shokouh-Amiri
      Pages 315-334
    9. Malcolm H. Squires III, David A. Kooby
      Pages 335-352
    10. Salim Amrani, Michael Polcino, Miguel Rodriguez-Bigas, Quyen D. Chu
      Pages 353-382
    11. Matthew Sanders, Benjamin W. Vabi, Phillip A. Cole, Mahmoud N. Kulaylat
      Pages 383-410
    12. Quyen D. Chu, Guillermo Pablo Sangster, Mahmoud N. Kulaylat
      Pages 411-448
    13. Junichi Shindoh, Giuseppe Zimmitti, Jean-Nicolas Vauthey
      Pages 449-461
    14. Edward Eun Cho, John F. Gibbs, Miguel Rodriguez-Bigas, Luz Maria Rodriguez
      Pages 463-490
    15. Reese W. Randle, Konstantinos I. Votanopoulos, Perry Shen, Edward A. Levine, John H. Stewart IV
      Pages 491-512
    16. Mahmoud N. Kulaylat
      Pages 513-535
  5. Endocrine

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 537-537
    2. Jocelyn F. Burke, Herbert Chen
      Pages 539-561
    3. Rouzbeh Daylami, Dhruvil Shah, Richard J. Bold
      Pages 563-572
    4. Jeffrey J. Brewer
      Pages 573-584
    5. Christopher N. Scipione, Mark S. Cohen
      Pages 585-602
  6. Sarcoma

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 603-603
    2. Rachel D. Aufforth, Justin John Baker, Hong Jin Kim
      Pages 605-626
    3. Lesly A. Dossett, Nipun B. Merchant
      Pages 627-638
  7. Gynecology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 639-639
    2. Elena Pereira, Liane Deligdisch, Linus T. Chuang
      Pages 641-655
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 657-678

About this book


This volume provides a comprehensive perspective on surgical oncologic diseases that are relevant to those who have an interest in surgical oncology. Its purpose is to distill a voluminous amount of information to readers so they will have the opportunity to apply relevant information and knowledge to their particular needs. Each chapter is written by experts in their field who provide concise and in-depth information on their topic and supply references to key articles. Illustrations, diagrams, and photographs are included to assist the visual learners. Each chapter begins with bulleted key points to focus the readers on the material that will be covered and concludes with an appendix that summarizes the salient points. This unique set-up can be used as a tool to quickly review the topic at hand. The text also includes a set of short questions and answers at the end of each chapter to reinforce the salient points.

Surgical Oncology: A Practical and Comprehensive Approach is a valuable resource for Medical students, surgical oncology fellows, general surgeons, and educators.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Quyen D. Chu
    • 1
  • John F. Gibbs
    • 2
  • Gazi B. Zibari
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryLSU Health Sciences Center-ShreveportShreveportUSA
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryJersey Shore University Medical CenterNeptuneUSA
  3. 3.John C. McDonald Regional Transplant CenterWillis Knighton Health SystemShreveportUSA

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4939-1422-7
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4939-1423-4
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