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Operative Standards for Cancer Surgery

Essential Tool for Every Practicing Surgeon


Operative Standards for Cancer Surgery, Volumes 1 & 2 offer concrete, evidence-based recommendations on cancer surgery techniques critical to achieving optimal outcomes. Select recommendations from Operative Standards for Cancer Surgery have been incorporated into the 2020 Commission on Cancer standards, making these volumes must-haves for surgical oncologists and general surgeons.


Featuring

  • Contributions from hundreds of leading surgeons
  • Concise descriptions of critical technical elements
  • Expert analysis of areas of controversy
  • Key questions provide basis for future clinical trials
  • Hundreds of photos and illustrations


Covering Nine Disease Sites

  • Breast
  • Lung
  • Pancreas
  • Colon
  • Thyroid
  • Gastric
  • Rectum
  • Esophagus
  • Melanoma


Purchase Your Copy Today

Operative Standards for Cancer Surgery, Volumes 1 & 2 are an indispensable addition to every surgeon's library. Both volumes are now available in print and digital, including individual disease sites for Kindle.

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Video Series

The Operative Standards for Cancer Surgery Video Series is designed to help surgeons incorporate evidence-based techniques into their practice.

New videos available—watch now!


2020 CoC Standards

The Commission on Cancer 2020 Standards now include Operative Standards. Learn how to incorporate these standards into your practice.

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Volume 3 Coming Soon

Coming in August 2022! Operative Standards for Cancer Surgery, Volume 3 will cover sarcoma, adrenal, neuroendocrine, peritoneal, urothelial, and hepatobiliary cancers.