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Title Liver metastases / Jean-Nicolas Vauthey [and others], editors
Published London : Springer, ©2009


Description 1 online resource (xi, 188 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Radiological imaging of liver metastases / Carlos Valls, Laura Martínez, Sandra Ruiz, and Esther Alba -- Biology of colorectal cancer liver metastases / Curtis J. Wray, Ami N. Shah, Russell S. Berman, and Syed A. Ahmad -- Surgery for colorectal metastases / Dario Ribero, Yun Shin Chun, and Jean-Nicolas Vauthey -- Destructive therapies for colorectal cancer metastases / Dan G. Blazer III, Daniel A. Anaya, and Eddie K. Abdalla -- Systemic therapy for non-operable colorectal cancer metastases / Paulo M.G. Hoff and Scott Kopetz -- Locoregional chemotherapy for hepatic metastasis of colorectal cancer / Simon H. Telian, Byron E. Wright, and Anton J. Bilchik -- Oncosurgical strategies for unresectable liver metastases / Robbert J. de Haas, Dennis A. Wicherts, and René Adam -- Adjuvant chemotherapy / Christophe Penna and Bernard Nordlinger -- Biologicals for colorectal cancer metastases / Gunnar Folprecht -- Internal radiation for the treatment of liver metastases / Douglas M. Coldwell and Andrew S. Kennedy -- Surgical treatment of colorectal liver metastases in elderly patients / Barbara L. van Leeuwen, N. de Liguori Carino, G.J. Poston, and R.A. Audisio -- Health-related quality of life and palliative care in colorectal liver metastases / Clare Byrne and Mari Lloyd-Williams -- Carcinoid liver metastases: the carcinoid syndrome / John Bendelow, Louise Jones, and Graeme J. Poston -- Gastrointestinal stromal tumors / Dan Byrd and Charles Blanke -- Surgery for breast cancer liver metastases / Georges Vlastos and Daria Zorzi -- Liver-directed therapy for metastatic melanoma to the liver / Debashish Bose and Timothy M. Pawlik -- Non-colorectal gastrointestinal liver metastases / Thomas A. Aloia
Summary This book overviews our current understanding of the biology of liver metastases, and reviews current methods of detection and diagnosis. Thereafter, the chapters offer objective and systematic reviews of each of the current major treatment modalities: surgical resection; destructive therapies; chemotherapy (systemic and regional); whether there is a role for radiotherapy; biological therapies (including hormone treatment antibodies and gene therapy); and lastly the decision making strategies that must be employed for successful multidisciplinary management. The book concludes with an overview
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Liver metastasis -- Treatment
Liver Neoplasms -- secondary
Liver Neoplasms -- therapy
Colorectal Neoplasms -- pathology
MEDICAL -- Oncology.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Cancer.
Liver Neoplasms -- therapy.
Colorectal Neoplasms -- pathology.
Liver metastasis -- Treatment.
Liver Neoplasms -- secondary.
Medical radiology.
Form Electronic book
Author Vauthey, Jean-Nicolas.
ISBN 9781846289477