Rectal and Anal Cancers Conservative Treatment by Irradiation — an Alternative to Radical Surgery

Although attempts at radical removal of cancers of the rectum had been performed earlier, it was not until W. E. Miles in 1908 re­ ported his experience in the management of cancer in this ana­ tomic part, that the combined abdominoperineal resection be­ came the recognized and accepted approach for...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Papillon, J.
Format: eBook
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 1982, 1982
Edition:1st ed. 1982
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Section A. Carcinoma of the Rectum
  • I. General Considerations
  • II. Pathology
  • III. Surgical Treatment
  • IV. Rationale of Conservative Treatment for Cure
  • V. Conservative Treatment by Surgery
  • VI. Conservative Treatment by Irradiation
  • VII. Comparison of Surgical and Radiotherapeutic Methods of Local Therapy
  • VIII. Intracavitary Irradiation as a Supplementary Procedure After Local Excision — Problem of Villous Adenomas
  • Section B. Epidermoid Carcinoma of the Anus
  • Topographical Distribution of Anal Cancers
  • IX. Epidermoid Carcinoma of the Anal Canal
  • X. General Features
  • XI. Treatment
  • XII. New Therapeutic Approaches
  • XIII. Experience at the Centre Léon Bérard
  • XIV. Indications for Treatment
  • XV. Epidermoid Carcinoma of the Anal Margin
  • XVI. Conclusion
  • XVII. References
  • XVIII. Subject Index
  • A. Cancer of the Rectum
  • B. Cancer of the Anus