- Author : David Kelsen
- Release Date : 26 September 2021
- Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
- Genre : Medical
- Pages : 749 pages
- ISBN 13 : 0781776171
Download or read book entitled Principles and Practice of Gastrointestinal Oncology by author: David Kelsen which was release on 26 September 2021 and published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins with total page 749 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Thoroughly updated for its Second Edition, this text provides comprehensive, interdisciplinary coverage of gastrointestinal cancer, including molecular biology, diagnosis, medical, surgical, and radiation therapy, and palliative care. The initial section, Principles of Gastrointestinal Oncology, includes an expanded radiation oncology chapter, an extensively revised cancer genetics chapter, and a completely rewritten medical oncology chapter emphasizing new agents. Subsequent sections focus on esophageal, gastric, pancreatic, hepatocellular, biliary tree, and colorectal cancer. Coverage of each anatomic site includes epidemiology, screening, and prevention; molecular biology and genetics; pathology; anatomy and staging; and clinical management. The final section on uncommon cancers includes new chapters on neuroendocrine tumors and small bowel cancers. A companion Website provides instant access to the complete, fully searchable text.