Principles and Practice of Gastrointestinal Oncology

Principles and Practice of Gastrointestinal Oncology

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Thoroughly updated for its Second Edition, this text provides comprehensive, interdisciplinary coverage of gastrointestinal cancer, including molecular biology, diagnosis, medical, surgical, and radiation therapy, and palliative care. The initial section, Principles of Gastrointestinal Oncology, includes an expanded radiation oncology chapter, an extensively revised cancer genetics chapter, and a completely rewritten medical oncology chapter emphasizing new agents. Subsequent sections focus on esophageal, gastric, pancreatic, hepatocellular, biliary tree, and colorectal cancer. Coverage of each anatomic site includes epidemiology, screening, and prevention; molecular biology and genetics; pathology; anatomy and staging; and clinical management. The final section on uncommon cancers includes new chapters on neuroendocrine tumors and small bowel cancers. A companion Website provides instant access to the complete, fully searchable text.... 533a€“534 embryology, 567 endorectal ultrasound (ERUS), 573-575 epidemiology, 6 epigenetic alterations, 542a€“543 family history for, ... therapies, 137a€“141 costs and insurance coverage, 137 dietary supplements, regulatory and safety issues, 141a€“142 impact on health ... of small bowel and mesentery, 730t colonoscopy (CTC), 106a€“108, 533 in 3-D conformal radiation therapy, 385 for GI malignancies, anbsp;...

Title:Principles and Practice of Gastrointestinal Oncology
Author:David Kelsen
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2008


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