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Colon & Rectal Cancer: From Diagnosis to Treatment Paperback – November 2, 2011

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“Ruggieri's addition to Addicus' short and to-the-point consumer health books conforms to the high standards of its predecessors.”  —Booklist

"This book is highly recommended for consumer health collections and will be a helpful reference for patients, families and caregivers." —Consumer Connection of the American Medical Library Association

About the Author

Paul Ruggieri, MD, is a surgeon on staff at St. Anne's Hospital in Fall River, Massachusetts. He is a fellow in the American College of Surgeons and is a member of the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons. He is the author of A Simple Guide to Thyroid Disorders and The Surgery Handbook—A Guide to Understanding Your Operation. He lives in Bristol, Rhode Island. Addison R. Tolentino, MD, is a medical oncologist with the Avera Medical Group in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. He is board-certified with the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Medical Oncology, Hematology, and Internal Medicine.

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Paul Ruggieri MD was born to middle class Italian parents and worked several jobs (such as postal worker and ironworker) prior to attending medical school. He attended Georgetown School of Medicine and in general surgery at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis, MO. After surgical training, Dr. Ruggieri spent three years on active duty in the US Army as a general surgeon. He has been in private surgical for 20 years. Dr. Ruggieri has held a teaching position at Harvard Medical School in the past and department chair positions while in private practice. He has published several patient care oriented books on colorectal cancer, thyroid disease, and understanding your upcoming operation.

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