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General Information  
Author(s)Shailesh V Shrikhande and Bhawna Sirohi
PublisherElsevier Science
Edition1st Edition 2016
Publish YearJanuary 2016


Modern Gastrointestinal Oncology is a detailed and authoritative exposition on all aspects of gastrointestinal malignancy. It provides a comprehensive and interdisciplinary coverage of gastrointestinal cancer, including molecular biology; diagnosis, medical, surgical; radiation therapy; and palliative care.

Key Feature : 
  • Covers topics focusing on oesophageal, gastric, pancreatic, hepatocellular, biliary tree, and colorectal cancers.
  • Chapter contributions from the stalwarts of the industry including national and international faculty delivering dynamic and in-depth information.
  • Holistic and multidisciplinary approach to cater to the needs of diversified reader group.
  • Contains lucid presentation of text with tables, figures, updated case studies and key research questions to make techniques and details more extensive

Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Descriptive Epidemiology of Cancers of the Gastrointestinal Tract: A Global Focus
Chapter 2. Genetics and Screening in Gastrointestinal Cancers
Chapter 3. Locoregional Therapies for HCC – Role of Interventional Radiology 
Chapter 4. Therapeutic Endoscopy in Gastrointestinal Malignancies
Chapter 5. Nutrition in Gastrointestinal Cancers: The Problem from Starting to End
Chapter 6. Solid Organ Transplantation for GI Tumours 
Chapter 7. Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Oesophagus(Aetiopathogenesis,Clinical Presentation, Diagnosis and Screening)
Chapter 8. Surgical Treatment of Oesophageal Cancer
Chapter 9. Multi-Modality Management of Oesophageal Cancer
Chapter 10. Gastroesophageal Junction Tumours 
Chapter 11. Surgical Management of Gastric Cancer 
Chapter 12. Chemotherapy and Chemoradiotherapy in Gastric Cancer 
Chapter 13. Surgical Management of Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Japan
Chapter 14. Management of Liver Metastases 
Chapter 15. Surgical Management of Pancreatic Cancer 
Chapter 16. Chemoradiotherapy in Pancreatic Cancer
Chapter 17. Hilar Cholangiocarcinoma
Chapter 18. Management of Gallbladder Cancer 
Chapter 19. Evidence-based Approach for Endotherapy in Pancreaticobiliary Malignancies Chapter 20. Pre-operative Diagnosis and Staging of Colorectal Cancer
Chapter 21. Surgical Management of Colon Cancer
Chapter 22. Adjuvant Therapy and Surveillance of Colon Cancer
Chapter 23 Surgical Management of Rectal Cancer 
Chapter 24. Radiotherapy for Rectal Cancers ment of Anal Cancer
Chapter 25 Management of Anal Cancer
Chapter 26. Tumours of the Small Intestine
Chapter 27. Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumour Chapter
Chapter 28 Current Management of Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumours 
Chapter 29 Management of Gastrointestinal Lymphoma 
Chapter 30. Pain Management in Gastrointestinal Oncology
Chapter 31. Palliative Care for Patients with Advanced Gastrointestinal Malignancies Chapter
Chapter 32. Future Directions in GI Oncology: The Next Decade – Indian Perspective
Chapter 33. Future Directions in GI Oncology: The Next Decade – US Perspective
Chapter 34. Future Directions in GI Oncology: The Next Decade – European Perspective