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Gastrointestinal Oncology [electronic resource] : Evidence and Analysis.

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9780849398650Publication details: New York : Informa Healthcare, 2007.ISBN:
  • 9781420021011
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Gastrointestinal Oncology : Evidence and AnalysisDDC classification:
  • 616.99433
LOC classification:
  • RC280.D5 G3834 2007eb
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Contents:
Front cover; Preface; Acknowledgments; Contents; Contributors; Chapter 1. Surgical and Ablative Treatment of Barrett's Esophagus and Its Complications; Chapter 2. The Role of Drugs and Nutrition in the Prevention of Esophageal Adenocarcinoma Associated with Barrett's Esophagus; Chapter 3. Surgical Treatment of Esophageal Carcinoma; Chapter 4. Surgical Treatment of Carcinomas Involving the Esophagogastric Junction; Chapter 5. The Role of Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy in the Management of Adenocarcinoma of the Gastroesophageal Junction and Lower Esophagus
Chapter 14. The Role of Radiotherapy in the Management of Rectal CarcinomaChapter 15. Metastatic Liver Tumors-Surgical; Chapter 16. The Role of Ablative Therapy for the Treatment of Metastatic Tumors of the Liver; Chapter 17. The Role of Hepatic Arterial Infusion Chemotherapy in the Management of Patients with Hepatic Metastases from Colorectal Cancer; Chapter 18. The Role of Combined Modality Therapy for Anal Cancer; Chapter 19. The Role of Surgery for Squamous-Cell Cancer of the Anal Canal; Chapter 20. Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma: A Rationale for the Surgical Approach
Chapter 21. The Role of Radiation Therapy for the Treatment of Pancreatic AdenocarcinomaChapter 22. Does Adjuvant Chemotherapy Improve Outcomes in Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma?; Chapter 23. Carcinoma of the Gallbladder and Bile Ducts; Chapter 24. Bile Duct and Gallbladder Cancer: Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy; Chapter 25. Surgical Management of Hepatocellular Carcinoma; Chaptre 26. Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy for the Treatment of Hepatocellular Carcinoma; Chapter 27. Carcinoid Tumors; Chapter 28. Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor: Surgery
Chapter 29. Chemotherapy and Other Nonsurgical Approaches for Gastrointestinal LymphomasChapter 30. Palliative Surgery in Advanced Gastrointestinal Malignancies; Index; Back cover;
Chapter 6. Esophageal Cancer-Chemotherapy and RadiotherapyChapter 7. The Role of Surgery in Cancer of the Stomach; Chapter 8. Evidence-Based Practice: The Role of Adjuvant Radiotherapy in the Treatment of Gastric Adenocarcinoma; Chapter 9. The Role of Chemotherapy and Chemoradiation as Adjuvant Treatment for Resected Gastric Adenocarcinoma; Chapter 10. Small Bowel Adenocarcinoma; Chapter 11. Surgical Treatments for Colon and Rectal Cancer: A Critical Appraisal of Evidence-Based Data; Chapter 12. Adjuvant Therapy for Colorectal Cancer; Chapter 13. Chemotherapy for Metastatic Colorectal Cancer
Summary: 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 onco
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Front cover; Preface; Acknowledgments; Contents; Contributors; Chapter 1. Surgical and Ablative Treatment of Barrett's Esophagus and Its Complications; Chapter 2. The Role of Drugs and Nutrition in the Prevention of Esophageal Adenocarcinoma Associated with Barrett's Esophagus; Chapter 3. Surgical Treatment of Esophageal Carcinoma; Chapter 4. Surgical Treatment of Carcinomas Involving the Esophagogastric Junction; Chapter 5. The Role of Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy in the Management of Adenocarcinoma of the Gastroesophageal Junction and Lower Esophagus

Chapter 14. The Role of Radiotherapy in the Management of Rectal CarcinomaChapter 15. Metastatic Liver Tumors-Surgical; Chapter 16. The Role of Ablative Therapy for the Treatment of Metastatic Tumors of the Liver; Chapter 17. The Role of Hepatic Arterial Infusion Chemotherapy in the Management of Patients with Hepatic Metastases from Colorectal Cancer; Chapter 18. The Role of Combined Modality Therapy for Anal Cancer; Chapter 19. The Role of Surgery for Squamous-Cell Cancer of the Anal Canal; Chapter 20. Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma: A Rationale for the Surgical Approach

Chapter 21. The Role of Radiation Therapy for the Treatment of Pancreatic AdenocarcinomaChapter 22. Does Adjuvant Chemotherapy Improve Outcomes in Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma?; Chapter 23. Carcinoma of the Gallbladder and Bile Ducts; Chapter 24. Bile Duct and Gallbladder Cancer: Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy; Chapter 25. Surgical Management of Hepatocellular Carcinoma; Chaptre 26. Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy for the Treatment of Hepatocellular Carcinoma; Chapter 27. Carcinoid Tumors; Chapter 28. Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor: Surgery

Chapter 29. Chemotherapy and Other Nonsurgical Approaches for Gastrointestinal LymphomasChapter 30. Palliative Surgery in Advanced Gastrointestinal Malignancies; Index; Back cover;

Chapter 6. Esophageal Cancer-Chemotherapy and RadiotherapyChapter 7. The Role of Surgery in Cancer of the Stomach; Chapter 8. Evidence-Based Practice: The Role of Adjuvant Radiotherapy in the Treatment of Gastric Adenocarcinoma; Chapter 9. The Role of Chemotherapy and Chemoradiation as Adjuvant Treatment for Resected Gastric Adenocarcinoma; Chapter 10. Small Bowel Adenocarcinoma; Chapter 11. Surgical Treatments for Colon and Rectal Cancer: A Critical Appraisal of Evidence-Based Data; Chapter 12. Adjuvant Therapy for Colorectal Cancer; Chapter 13. Chemotherapy for Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

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 onco