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Principles and Practice of Gastrointestinal Oncology / Edition 2
     

Principles and Practice of Gastrointestinal Oncology / Edition 2

by David P. Kelsen, John M. Daly, Scott E. Kern, Bernard Levin, Joel E. Tepper
 

ISBN-10: 0781776171

ISBN-13: 9780781776172

Pub. Date: 10/01/2007

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

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

Overview

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.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781776172
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
10/01/2007
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
1008
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.40(d)

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Table of Contents

PRINCIPLES OF GASTROINTESTINAL ONCOLOGY: Gastrointestinal Cancer: Epidemiology / Gastrointestinal Cancer: Pathology / Gastrointestinal Cancer: Cancer Genetics / Gastrointestinal Cancer: Screening and Surveillance / Gastrointestinal Cancer: Surgical Oncology / Gastrointestinal Cancer: Radiation Oncology / Gastrointestinal Cancer: Medical Oncology / Gastrointestinal Cancer: Nutritional Support / Imaging of Gastrointestinal Malignancies / Endoscopic Diagnosis, Staging, and Management of Gastrointestinal Cancers / An Overview of Outcomes Research in Gastrointestinal Cancer / Integrative Oncology: Complementary Therapies in GI Cancer Care / Pain and Symptom Control
ESOPHAGEAL CANCER: Esophageal Cancer: Epidemiology, Screening, and Prevention / Esophageal Cancer: Molecular Biology and Genetics / Esophageal Cancer: Pathology / Esophageal Cancer: Anatomy and Staging / Esophageal Cancer: Clinical Management
GASTRIC CANCER: Gastric Cancer: Epidemiology, Screening, Surveillance, and Prevention / Gastric Cancer: Molecular Biology and Genetics / Gastric Cancer: Pathology / Gastric Cancer: Staging Systems and Techniques / Gastric Cancer: Clinical Management PANCREAS CANCER: Pancreas Cancer: Epidemiology and Risk Factors / Pancreatic Cancer: Molecular Biology and Genetics / Pancreas Cancer: Anatomy, Staging Systems and Techniques / Pathology of Pancreatic Cancer / Pancreas Cancer: Clinical Management
HEPATOCELLULAR CANCER: Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Epidemiology, Screening, and Prevention / Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Molecular Biology and Genetics / Hepatocellular Cancer: Pathology / Hepatocellular Cancer: Anatomy and Staging / Hepatocellular Cancer: Clinical Management
CANCERS OF THE BILIARY TREE: Cancer of the Gallbladder and Biliary Tree: Epidemiology / Pathology of Biliary Tract Cancer / Cancers of the Biliary Tree: Anatomy and Staging / Cancers of the Biliary Tree: Clinical Management
COLORECTAL CANCER: Environmental and Lifestyle Issues in Colorectal Cancer / Colorectal Cancer: Screening and Prevention / Colorectal Cancer: Molecular Biology and Genetics / Colorectal Cancer: Pathology / Colorectal Cancer: Anatomy and Staging / Colon Cancer: Management of Locoregional Disease / Rectal Cancer: Management of Local and Regional Disease / Systemic Therapy for Metastatic Colorectal Cancer / Colorectal Cancer: Surgery and Local Ablation of Liver Metastases
UNCOMMON CANCERS OF THE GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT: Anal Canal Cancer / Neuroendocrine Tumors of the Gastrointestinal Tract / Primary Gastric and Intestinal Lymphomas / Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors / Small Bowel Cancers / Cancer of Unknown Primary Site / Malignant Peritoneal Mesothelioma

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