Gastrointestinal Neoplasia, An Issue of Gastroenterology Clinics of North America

Author
By Paul J. Limburg, MD and Dan A. Dixon, PhD
ISBN
9780323462570
Publication Date
29-08-2016
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Gastrointestinal (GI) cancers account for nearly 150,000 deaths each year, in the United States alone.  Encouragingly, environmental risk factors, premalignant conditions, and high-risk familial kindreds are well described for many GI cancers.  In this comprehensive volume on GI Neoplasia, all luminal cancers will be discussed, along with pancreas cancer, gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs), carcinoid tumors, and neuroendocrine tumors.  Hepatobiliary cancers are not addressed, as these tumors could form the basis of a separate volume.  Articles are organized to address several key topics for each cancer type, such as: public health burden, molecular pathways, risk and protective factors, early detection, clinical evaluation, management, and survivorship.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
ISBN 9780323462570
Author Information By Paul J. Limburg, MD, Mayo Clinic Rochester, Rochester, MN and Dan A. Dixon, PhD, Kansas University Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas
Publication Date 29-08-2016
Stock Status In Stock
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