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.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Number of pages: 678
Weight: 1646 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 38 mm
Edition: 2015 ed.
"This new book on surgical oncology has a unique format, with each chapter starting with learning objectives and ending with salient points and questions. ... The audience includes general surgery residents and practicing surgeons who desire to gain in-depth knowledge in the treatment of solid malignancies. ... It will be particularly useful for general surgery or surgical oncology board certification preparation." (Hisakazu Hoshi, Doody's Book Reviews, May, 2015)