Chapter 7. Intestinal Gastric Cancer

  1. Janusz Jankowski MD, PhD, FRCP, FACG Consultant Gastroenterologist Fellow Professor4,5,6,7,8,
  2. Richard Sampliner MD Professor of Medicine Chief of Gastroenterology9,10,
  3. David Kerr CBE, MA, MD, DSc, FRCP, FMedSci Head of Department of Clinical Pharmacology8,11,12 and
  4. Yuman Fong MD Professor of Surgery13,14
  1. Benjamin C. Y. Wong MD, PhD1,
  2. Annie On On Chan MBBS, MRCP, FHKAM, MD, PhD, FRCP2 and
  3. Asif Rashid MD, PhD3

Published Online: 14 JAN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300147.ch7

Gastrointestinal Oncology: A Critical Multidisciplinary Team Approach

Gastrointestinal Oncology: A Critical Multidisciplinary Team Approach

How to Cite

Wong, B. C. Y., Chan, A. O. O. and Rashid, A. (2008) Intestinal Gastric Cancer, in Gastrointestinal Oncology: A Critical Multidisciplinary Team Approach (eds J. Jankowski, R. Sampliner, D. Kerr and Y. Fong), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300147.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Digestive Diseases Centre UHL Trust, Leicester, UK

  2. 5

    James Black Senior Fellow and Professor, University of Oxford, UK

  3. 6

    Cancer Research, UK

  4. 7

    Queen Mary University of London, UK

  5. 8

    Department of Clinical Pharmacology, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK

  6. 9

    University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tuscon, AZ, USA

  7. 10

    Southern Arizona VA Health Care System, USA

  8. 11

    Rhodes Professor of Cancer Therapeutics and Clinical Pharmacology, University of Oxford, UK

  9. 12

    University of Oxford, UK

  10. 13

    Murray F. Brennan Chair in Surgery, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA

  11. 14

    Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

  2. 2

    Department of Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong

  3. 3

    Department of Pathology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2009
  2. Published Print: 11 APR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405127837

Online ISBN: 9781444300147



  • intestinal gastric cancer;
  • Endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR);
  • adjuvant chemotherapy;
  • palliative care and treatment;
  • palliation therapy and recanalization or hemostasis of cancer bleeding;
  • neoadjuvant chemotherapy and tumor bulk reduction;
  • MAGIC study and British Medical Research Council (MRC);
  • carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) - gastric cancer tumor markers


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Diagnosis: history, clinical and histopathology

  • Imaging and staging

  • Treatment

  • Prognosis and follow-up

  • References