Gastrointestinal Oncology: Evidence and Analysis

1st Edition

Peter McCulloch

CRC Press
Published June 6, 2007
Reference - 400 Pages - 46 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781420086386 - CAT# H8638


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This reference discusses best practices for the management of patients with cancers of the esophagus, stomach, colon, liver, and pancreas. Focusing on a wide variety of GI carcinomas by organ and tumor type, this source provides expert coverage of diagnostic, staging, and treatment procedures by seasoned oncologists and radiologists, and offers in-depth discussions of current research regarding tumor markers, molecular biology, and clinical presentation.

A must for the busy clinician, this source:

  • spans the existing evidence from experienced opinion leaders in the field of gastrointestinal oncology
  • pairs organ-based chapters so that surgical and non-surgical oncologists provide perspectives on the same condition…supplies an up-to-date and relevant summary of the key topics in gastrointestinal oncology, supported by clear scientific evidence
  • combines surgical and medical approaches to cancers in specific organs, supplying a rigorous evidence-based approach to the evaluation of various treatments
  • addresses critical topics in the area including the management and prevention of cancers around the gastroesophageal junction, rectal cancer, and gastrointestinal stromal tumors
  • considers the latest developments in surgical, radiation, and chemotherapeutic management

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