Handbook of Gastrointestinal Cancer

Handbook of Gastrointestinal Cancer

Editor(s): Janusz Jankowski, Ernest Hawk

Published Online: 15 NOV 2012 05:50AM EST

Print ISBN: 9780470656242

Online ISBN: 9781118423318

DOI: 10.1002/9781118423318

About this Book

Handbook of Gastrointestinal Cancer
Janusz Jankowski, Sir James Black Professor Centre for Digestive Diseases, Queen Mary University of London, UK
Ernest Hawk, Vice President and Head, Division of Cancer Prevention & Population Sciences, and Boone Pickens Distinguished Chair for Early Prevention of Cancer, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA

Do you manage patients with gastrointestinal cancer?
Do you need a rapid reference handbook to guide you through your diagnosis and management options?

If so, then Handbook of Gastrointestinal Cancer is the book for you, providing clear, practical guidance to the diagnosis and clinical management of all forms of GI cancer, in a highly accessible format.  Perfect for GI/Oncology trainees and junior gastroenterologists/oncologists and designed for point-of-care consultation, each chapter is structured in a uniform way and contains a variety of handy text features to help the reader such as case histories, key practice points, key weblinks and potential pitfalls.

The authors emphasize the best clinical assessment and management methods of patients and dedicate an entire chapter to each cancer, from esophageal to lower GI, and from biliary to pancreatic cancer.

This attractive new book features:

•             Comprehensive yet quick and easy display of key points

•             Case studies to illustrate cardinal lessons or dilemmas

•             A fully integrated GI/oncologic approach

•             An outstanding and international editor and author team of great experience

•             Illustrations of key clinical or investigative features

Handbook of Gastrointestinal Cancer answers all your clinical needs and is a must-have tool on the ward for all trainee and junior gastroenterologists and oncologists.

"Handbook of GI Cancer…..does an excellent job of indicating which clinical recommendations are solidly evidence-based, and highlighting those that would benefit from further research." - Monica M. Bertagnolli, MD, Chief, Division of Surgical Oncology, Dana Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center, Boston, USA

"Handbook of Gastrointestinal Cancer is a comprehensive text that should be on the bookshelf of every physician and surgeon who deals with GI malignancies.  The editors, who are internationally renowned, have assembled an all-star cast of contributing authors from around the world.  The inclusion of key points and case studies, and the use of an evidence-based approach, make this a stand-out reference." - Mark K. Ferguson, MD,Professor, Department of Surgery and The Cancer Research Center, The University of Chicago Medicine & Biological Sciences, Chicago, USA

Table of contents

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    2. Chapter 6

      Anal Cancer (pages 137–160)

      Jeffrey J. Meyer, Christopher G. Willett and Brian G. Czito

    3. Chapter 7

      Primary Hepatic Cancer (pages 161–181)

      Anan H. Said, Kirti Shetty, Ying Li, Boris Blechacz, Ernest Hawk and Lopa Mishra

    4. Chapter 10

      Gastrointestinal Lymphoma (pages 239–267)

      Eliza A. Hawkes, Andrew Wotherspoon and David Cunningham

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