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Locoregional Therapies and Surgical Oncology

  • Carlo Riccardo Rossi
  • Alessandro Comandone
  • Andrea Veltri
Part of the Updates in Surgery book series (UPDATESSURG)

Abstract

The natural history of solid neoplasms starts as a confined disease in a specific anatomical area. This period varies greatly in length and involves carcinoma in situ as well as the stage I–II of the disease. In localized disease surgery is the mainstay. Radiotherapy can play a curative role in specific situations, but in general, together with chemotherapy it is an adjuvant treatment.

Keywords

Cytoreductive Surgery Isolate Limb Perfusion Hepatic Arterial Infusion Microwave Ablation Locoregional Therapy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Carlo Riccardo Rossi
    • 1
  • Alessandro Comandone
    • 2
  • Andrea Veltri
    • 3
  1. 1.Sarcoma and Melanoma Unit, Clinica Chirurgica IIUniversity of PaduaPaduaItaly
  2. 2.Department of Medical OncologyGradenigo HospitalTurinItaly
  3. 3.Institute of RadiologyS. Luigi Hospital University of TurinTurinItaly

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