Esophageal Cancer,An Issue of Thoracic Surgery Clinics, E-Book

Edited by Jonathan Yeung, MD, PhD and Elena Elimova, MD, MSc
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In this issue of Thoracic Surgery Clinics, guest editors Drs. Jonathan Yeung and Elena Elimova bring their considerable expertise to the topic of Esophageal Cancer. Nearly 20,000 new cases of esophageal cancer are diagnosed each year in the U.S. alone. In this issue, top experts provide a timely update of this perennially important topic with coverage of pathology, genetics, staging, adjuvant therapies, and surgical management, as well as two special articles on controversies in esophageal cancer. 

Key Features
  • Contains 12 practice-oriented topics, including staging of esophageal cancer; endoscopic treatment of esophageal cancer; immunotherapy and targeted therapy for esophageal cancer; Ongoing Controversies in Esophageal Cancer I: feeding tubes, pyloroplasty, thoracic duct clipping; Ongoing Controversies in Esophageal Cancer II: gastrectomy vs esophagectomy for Siewert 2 esophageal cancer; and more. 

  • Provides in-depth clinical reviews on esophageal cancer, offering actionable insights for clinical practice. 

  • Presents the latest information on this timely, focused topic under the leadership of experienced editors in the field. Authors synthesize and distill the latest research and practice guidelines to create clinically significant, topic-based reviews. 

ISBN 9780323849906
Product Format Ebook
Publication Date 2022
Author Information Edited by Jonathan Yeung, MD, PhD, University of Toronto, Department of Surgery, Stewart Building and Elena Elimova, MD, MSc, Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine, Princess Margaret Cancer Center, University Health Network, University of Toronto
Table of Content Barrett's Esophagus and Esophageal Adenocarcinoma: A Histopathological Perspective
Esophageal Cancer Genetics and Clinical Translation
Esophageal Cancer Staging
Neoadjuvant Therapy in Esophageal Cancer
Adjuvant Therapies for Esophageal Cancer
Immune Checkpoint Blockade and Targeted Therapies in Esophageal Cancer
Endoscopic Management of Esophageal Cancer
Lymph Node Dissection for Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Colon Interposition for Esophageal Cancer
Supercharged Jejunal Interposition
Ongoing Controversies in Esophageal Cancer I: Feeding Tubes, Pyloroplasty, Thoracic Duct Clipping
Ongoing Controversies in Esophageal Cancer II: Gastrectomy versus Esophagectomy for Siewert Type II Esophageal Adenocarcinoma
Publication Date 22-10-2022
Pages 240
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