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Gastrointestinal Oncology

Evidence and Analysis, 1st Edition

Edited by Peter McCulloch

CRC Press

400 pages

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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-

Table of Contents

Surgical and Ablative Treatment of Barrett's Oesophagus and It's Complications. Oesophageal Cancer: Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy. Surgical Treatment of Oesophageal Carcinoma. Chemotherapy for Metastatic Colorectal Cancer. Adjuvant Therapy for Colorectal Cancer. Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy for the Treatment of Hepatocellular Carcinoma. Surgical Management of Hepatocellular Carcinoma. The Role of Radiotherapy in the Management of Rectal Carcinoma. Carcinoid Tumours. Carcinoid Syndrome. Surgical Treatment of Carcinomas Involving the Oesophagogastric Junction. The Role of Drugs and Nutrition in the Prevention of Oesophageal Adenocarcinoma Associated with Barrett's Oesophagus. GI Lymphomas. Cancer of the Bile Ducts and Gall Bladder

About the Editor

PETER MCCULLOCH is a Clinical Reader in Surgery, Nuffield Department of Surgery, University of Oxford, UK. He qualified in medicine in Aberdeen and received his surgical and academic training in Glasgow, Scotland.

MARTIN S. KARPEH is Director of the Stony Brook University, as well as Chief of Surgical Oncology, Stony Brook University Medical Center, New York. He received his medical degree from Pennsylvania State University, Philadelphia.

DAVID J. KERR is Rhodes Professor of Clinical Pharmacology and Cancer Therapeutics, University of Oxford, UK.

JAFFER AJANI is Professor of Medicine, Division of Cancer Medicine, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston. Dr. Ajani received the M.D. degree from the Government Medical College-India, Nagpur.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / General
MEDICAL / Gastroenterology
MEDICAL / Oncology