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