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Gastrointestinal Cancer

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Published by Gower Medical Publishing .
Written in English

  • Gastroenterology,
  • Oncology,
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Cancer,
  • Gastrointestinal Neoplasms,
  • Gastrointestinal system,
  • diagnosis,
  • therapy,
  • Health/Fitness

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsRobert C. Kurtz (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    Number of Pages230
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12136725M
    ISBN 101563750201
    ISBN 109781563750205

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Kindle $ $ 34 to rent $ to buy. Hardcover. Gastrointestinal Cancer Care for Oncology Nurses provides much-needed insight on the current treatment and prevention efforts in this constantly evolving field. This all-inclusive text includes detailed chapters focusing on esophageal, gastric, neuroendocrine, pancreatic, liver and biliary tract, small bowel, and colon, rectal, and anal cancers.

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This book is part of a cancer series from the MD Anderson on the multidisciplinary management of gastrointestinal cancers, as practised in their institution.

The management of gastrointestinal cancers is a rapidly evolving and advancing field, with. Gastrointestinal cancer includes cancer of the digestive system - the esophagus, colon, rectum, anus, liver, pancreas, and other digestive organs.

Taken as a whole, there are an estimatednew cases in the US. Colon and rectum cancer is the third leading cause of cancer and cancer deaths in the US.

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Gastro-Intestinal (GI) cancer is a term for the group of cancers that affect the digestive system. Cumulatively, they are the most common form of cancer and include cancers of the oesophagus, gallbladder & biliary tract, liver, pancreas, stomach, small intestine, bowel (large intestine or colon and rectum), and anus.

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—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.

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Staging of gastric cancer may also be performed by using endoscopic ultrasound. From the reviews: "This is the third volume of the MD Anderson Cancer Care Series, detailing their standard approach to care of patients with gastrointestinal cancer.

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Epidemiology of gastric cancer and its precursor lesions.- 6. Early detection of gastric cancer.- 7. Cancer of the gastric. Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) are the most common mesenchymal tumors of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract, accounting for 80% of all GI tumors, and to 3% of all gastrointestinal malignancies.[1] Approximately 30% of GISTs are malignant.[2] Occurring throughout the entirety of the GI tract, GISTs most commonly present in the stomach (60%) or small intestine (20% to Author: Jacob Burch, Iftiker Ahmad.

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Gastrointestinal (GI) cancers—including cancers of the colon and rectum (colorectal cancers), esophagus and stomach (gastroesophageal cancers), liver, gallbladder, pancreas, small intestine, appendix, and anus—collectively represent one of the greatest public health issues in the US and, indeed, worldwide—leading to almost million global deaths in (latest data from ).

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