This volume provides a comprehensive perspective on surgical oncologic diseases that are relevant to those who have an interest in surgical oncology. Its purpose is to distill a voluminous amount of information to readers so they will have the opportunity to apply relevant information and knowledge to their particular needs. Each chapter is written by experts in their field who provide concise and in-depth information on their topic and supply references to key articles. Illustrations, diagrams, and photographs are included to assist the visual learners. Each chapter begins with bulleted key points to focus the readers on the material that will be covered and concludes with an appendix that summarizes the salient points. This unique set-up can be used as a tool to quickly review the topic at hand. The text also includes a set of short questions and answers at the end of each chapter to reinforce the salient points.