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Modern Gastrointestinal Oncology

  • Edited By: Shailesh Shrikhande, Bhawna Sirohi
  • ISBN: 9788131239155
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science Publishing
  • Edition: 1st
  • Publication Date: August 31, 2015
  • Format: Hardback – 530 Pages
  • Language: English


Modern Gastrointestinal Oncology is a comprehensive and authoritative book dealing with contemporary issues in diagnosis and management of gastrointestinal cancers. The book is specially designed to update senior students, super-specialty residents, fellows and all clinicians with an interest in gastrointestinal cancers.

Key Features
  • Interdisciplinary coverage of gastrointestinal cancer by more than 70 authors who are leading epidemiologists, researchers, gastroenterologists, surgeons, medical oncologists and radiation oncologists from all over the world
  • Special emphasis on controversial issues in management of gastrointestinal cancers
  • Dynamic and in-depth information coupled with practical guidelines to aid the busy clinician
  • Lucid presentation with texts, figures, updated case studies and key research questions
Table of Contents
  1. Chapter 1. Descriptive Epidemiology of Cancers of the Gastrointestinal Tract: A Global Focus
  2. Chapter 2. Genetics and Screening in Gastrointestinal Cancers
  3. Chapter 3. Locoregional Therapies for HCC – Role of Interventional Radiology
  4. Chapter 4. Therapeutic Endoscopy in Gastrointestinal Malignancies
  5. Chapter 5. Nutrition in Gastrointestinal Cancers: The Problem from Starting to End
  6. Chapter 6. Solid Organ Transplantation for GI Tumours
  7. Chapter 7. Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Oesophagus (Aetiopathogenesis, Clinical Presentation, Diagnosis and Screening)
  8. Chapter 8. Surgical Treatment of Oesophageal Cancer
  9. Chapter 9. Multi-Modality Management of Oesophageal Cancer
  10. Chapter 10. Gastroesophageal Junction Tumours
  11. Chapter 11. Surgical Management of Gastric Cancer
  12. Chapter 12. Chemotherapy and Chemoradiotherapy in Gastric Cancer
  13. Chapter 13. Surgical Management of Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Japan
  14. Chapter 14. Management of Liver Metastases
  15. Chapter 15. Surgical Management of Pancreatic Cancer
  16. Chapter 16. Chemoradiotherapy in Pancreatic Cancer
  17. Chapter 17. Hilar Cholangiocarcinoma
  18. Chapter 18. Management of Gallbladder Cancer
  19. Chapter 19. Evidence-based Approach for Endotherapy in Pancreaticobiliary Malignancies
  20. Chapter 20. Pre-operative Diagnosis and Staging of Colorectal Cancer
  21. Chapter 21. Surgical Management of Colon Cancer
  22. Chapter 22. Adjuvant Therapy and Surveillance of Colon Cancer
  23. Chapter 23. Surgical Management of Rectal Cancer
  24. Chapter 24. Radiotherapy for Rectal Cancers
  25. Chapter 25. Management of Anal Cancer
  26. Chapter 26. Tumours of the Small Intestine
  27. Chapter 27. Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumour
  28. Chapter 28. Current Management of Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumours
  29. Chapter 29. Management of Gastrointestinal Lymphoma
  30. Chapter 30. Pain Management in Gastrointestinal Oncology
  31. Chapter 31. Palliative Care for Patients with Advanced Gastrointestinal Malignancies
  32. Chapter 32. Future Directions in GI Oncology: The Next Decade – Indian Perspective
  33. Chapter 33. Future Directions in GI Oncology: The Next Decade – US Perspective
  34. Chapter 34. Future Directions in GI Oncology: The Next Decade – European Perspective
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