TY - CHAP A1 - Sergio Huerta A2 - Sean P. Dineen ED1 - Letícia Rangel Y1 - 2013-05-09 PY - 2013 T1 - Current Strategies in the Management of Adenocarcinoma of the Rectum N2 - Cancer Treatment: Conventional and Innovative Approaches is an attempt to integrate into a book volume the various aspects of cancer treatment, compiling comprehensive reviews written by an international team of experts in the field. The volume is presented in six sections: i) Section 1: Cancer treatment: Conventional and innovative pharmacological approaches; ii) Section 2: Combinatorial strategies to fight cancer: Surgery, radiotherapy, backytherapy, chemotherapy, and hyperthermia; iii) Section 3: The immunotherapy of cancer; iv) Section 4: Multidisciplinarity in cancer therapy: nutrition and beyond; v) Section 5: Supportive care for cancer patients; vi) Section 6: Perspectives in cancer biology and modeling. Ultimately, we hope this book can enlighten important issues involved in the management of cancer, summarizing the state-of-the-art knowledge regarding the disease control and treatment; thus, providing means to improve the overall care of patients that daily battle against this potentially lethal condition. BT - Cancer Treatment SP - Ch. 7 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/55827 DO - 10.5772/55827 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2019-11-12 ER -