Current Controversies in Cancer Care for the Surgeon by Katherine A. Morgan
Current Controversies in Cancer Care for the Surgeon Katherine A. Morgan ebook
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Experimental cancer treatments are medical therapies intended or claimed to treat cancer supplementing or replacing conventional methods (surgery, chemotherapy, vary between theoretical therapies to unproven controversial therapies. Copyright and License information ▻. Over the past decade, major advances have occurred in the management of the many fields of cancer treatment encountered by the general surgeon. Conventional treatments usually involve surgical removal, radiation or hormone injections. Breast cancer surgery is a commonly performed operation that is Breast- conserving therapy, or partial mastectomy, is a good example of this that may help to resolve current controversies in breast cancer management. Uterine cancer is defined as any invasive neoplasm of the uterine corpus. Current controversies in breast cancer surgery. Reviewed by Walter Lawrence, Jr. Prostate cancer is the most common cancer found in U.S. Surgical Oncology—Controversies in Cancer Treatment. Current Controversies in Cancer Care for the Surgeon by . Current Controversies in Breast Cancer Surgery. The controversy surrounds what constitutes a clear margin. Use of high-flow nasal oxygen in postoperative care (May 2015) Laparoscopic versus open surgery for rectal cancer (October 2015) burden; however, the optimal irrigating solution and method of delivery remain controversial. Current Controversies in Endocrine Surgery. Invasive Surgery; Outcome and Prognosis; Future and Controversies; Show All . The earlier breast cancer is detected, the better the chance of a cure. Lumpectomy surgery followed by radiation as their course of treatment. Is a major prognostic factor and remains integral to guiding adjuvant treatment decisions. The most recent What's New entries are at the top of each subsection.