• Animated Atlas of Colorectal Cancer

The Animated Atlas of Colorectal Cancer is a comprehensive collection of 51 animated videos and around 100 images pertaining to the anatomy of colon and rectum, types, symptoms, factors leading to the onset and development of colorectal cancer, diagnosis, staging and treatment modalities chemotherapy, surgery, vaccines, and gene therapy. The Animated Atlas is an excellent reference and an invaluable resource for effective presentations and lectures.


Table of contents:

Colorectal cancer – Symptoms, types and associated factors

Anatomy of colon and rectum.... Symptoms of colorectal cancer.... Metastatic colorectal cancer.... Metachronous colorectal cancer.... Colorectal polyps.... Familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP).... Hereditary non-polyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC).... Villous adenoma of colon and rectum.... Paraneoplastic syndrome in colon and rectal cancers.... Crohn’s disease and colorectal cancer.... Ulcerative colitis and colorectal cancer.... Gut bacteria and colorectal cancer.... Adenocarcinoma of the colon and rectum.... Genetics of colorectal cancer.... Adenomatous polyposis coli (APC) gene

Colorectal cancer – Biological factors & diagnosis

Wnt signaling pathway.... Cyclooxygenase-2.... N-nitroso compounds in the development of colon and rectal cancers.... PPAR-delta and colorectal cancer.... Insulin like growth factors in colorectal cancer.... Estrogen and colorectal cancer.... Angiogenesis in colorectal cancer.... VEGF in the regulation of angiogenesis.... TGF-β/TGF-β receptor in colorectal cancer.... Colorectal cancer: screening and testing .... Barium enema test.... Digital rectal exam.... Biological markers in colorectal cancer.... Fecal occult blood test.... Colonoscopy.... Brush cytology in the diagnosis and colon and rectal cancer.... Virtual colonoscopy or computerized tomographic colonography.... Sentinel lymph node mapping

Colorectal cancer – Staging & treatment

Staging for colorectal cancer.... 5-fluorouracil in the treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer.... Colostomy.... Endoscopic polypectomy.... Colorectal polyp removal by surgery.... Radiotherapy for colorectal cancer.... Radiofrequency ablation.... Electrofulguration for rectal cancer.... Cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors.... Portal vein embolization for colorectal liver metastases.... Cardiac glycosides in the treatment of colorectal cancer.... Transsphincteric surgery.... Adjuvant chemotherapy for colorectal cancer.... Monoclonal antibodies in the inhibition of angiogenesis.... Immunotherapy for colorectal cancer.... Colorectal cancer vaccines.... Gene therapy

Animated Atlas of Colorectal Cancer


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