Endocrine Tumors

ISBN: 1-55009-134-4




Surgical endocrinology or endocrine surgical oncology is an important component of general surgery and of some areas of head and neck surgery. Endocrine Tumors proves the latest information regarding the management of endocrine cancers of the thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal glands, and pancreas, as well as carcinoid tumors. The text presents information on etiology, molecular mechanisms, diagnosis, localization studies, surgical treatment options, and outcomes. It provides useful direction for any surgeon, endocrinologist, or oncologist for the proper management of patients with these disorders. The text incorporates a wealth of illustrations, a key component of the American Cancer Society's Atlas of Clinical Oncology series.