Endoscopic Oncology

Endoscopic Oncology : Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and Cancer Management

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Table 1 Cancer is the second most common cause of death in Americans (see www.cdc.gov). Colorectal cancer kills more Incidence and Mortality of the Five Most Common Gastrointestinal Malignancies Americans than any other malignancy except for lung cancer. The incidences and mortalities of the major gastrointestinal a a Site Incidence Mortality (GI) malignancies are shown in Table 1. Taken as a group, the five most common GI malignancies account for more cancers Colorectum 53.9 21.6 and more cancer deaths than for any other site. Pancreas 11.1 10.6 Stomach 9.1 4.9 Flexible endoscopy has given physicians unprecedented Liver/intrahepatic bile ducts 6.2 4.4 access to the GI tract. The ability to endoscopically visu- Esophagus 4.5 4.3 alize, biopsy, and apply therapy has had implications for the management of all the major GI malignancies. Accepted Data from SEER database 1992-2002 (www.seer.cancer.gov). applications of endoscopy range from detection of mal- a Per 100,000.show more

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  • Hardback | 380 pages
  • 210.8 x 284.5 x 20.3mm | 1,292.73g
  • Humana Press Inc.
  • Totowa, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 368 black & white illustrations, biography
  • 158829532X
  • 9781588295323
  • 2,391,674

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"...an excellent resource for diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopists who deal with patients with suspected or established gastrointestinal cancers." -Weighted Numerical Score: 85 - 3 Stars!-Doody's Health Science Book Review Journalshow more

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Endoscopic Oncology: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and Cancer Management examines the interface between endoscopy and oncology, and its utilization in the prevention, diagnosis, and management of cancer. Organized anatomically, chapters covering relevant cancers and premalignant conditions of the esophagus, stomach, colorectum, and pancreaticobiliary are explored in depth. This volume presents the reader with chapters summarizing state-of-the-art endoscopic medical and surgical cancer treatment, including endoscopic mucosal resection, photodynamic therapy, and palliative stent placement. Extensive coverage is given to colonoscopy, endoscopic ultrasound, esophagogastroduodendoscopy, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, and all of the major endoscopic procedures. Endoscopic Oncology: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and Cancer Management is written with the practicing endoscopist in mind. Given the multidisciplinary approach of modern cancer care, this book is a must have for all health care professionals who take care of cancer patients, including medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, and surgeons.show more

Table of contents

Part I. Esophagus Barrett's Esophagus: Screening, Diagnosis, and Management Glenn M. Eisen Endoscopic Screening for Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Esophagus Brian C. Jacobson Image Enhancement Endoscopy Stephan M. Wildi and Michael B. Wallace Staging of Esophageal Cancer Jason Vollweiler and Gregory Zuccaro, Jr. Endoscopic Therapy for Early Esophageal Cancer and Premalignant Lesions in Barrett's Esophagus Ganapathy A. Prasad and Kenneth K. Wang Endoscopic Therapy for Advanced Esophageal Cancer Sanjay Jagannath and Marcia I. Canto Radiological Imaging of the Upper Gastrointestinal Tract Marc S. Levine Esophageal Cancer Therapy: Surgery, Radiation, and Chemotherapy John M. Holland and Christopher A. Canning Part II. Stomach and Small Bowel Premalignant Lesions of the Stomach Omid A. Shaye and Andrew Ippoliti Gastric Polyps George A. Makar and Gregory G. Ginsberg Endoscopic Ultrasound for Staging Gastric Cancer Gregory Olds and Amitabh Chak Endoscopic Treatment for Gastric Cancer Takuji Gotoda and Roy M. Soetikno Diagnosis and Management of Gastrointestinal Lymphoma John G. Kuldau, Peter R. Holman, and Thomas J. Savides Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors Raquel E. Davila Carcinoid Tumors Willscott E. Naugler and Gordon C. Hunt Medical and Surgical Therapy for Gastric Cancer Diane Hershock Part III. Colon Colorectal Cancer Screening Jason A. Dominitz and William M. Grady Polyposis and Familial Cancer Syndromes Fernando S. Velayos, Madhulika G. Varma, and Jonathan P. Terdiman Endoscopic Colon Surveillance: Post-Polypectomy, Post-Colorectal Cancer Resection, and Inflammatory Bowel Disease Douglas B. Nelson and Mandeep S. Sawhney Endoscopic Ultrasound for Staging Rectal and Anal Cancer Deepak V. Gopal Endoscopic Therapy of Colorectal Carcinoma Vaman Jakribettuu and Yang K. Chen Radiological Imaging of the Lower Gastrointestinal Tract Stephen E. Rubesin Current Status of Colorectal Cancer Therapy John Strother, Kevin G. Billingsley, Arthur Y. Hung, and Charles D. Blanke Part IV. Pancreas, Bile Ducts, and Mediastinum Cystic Neoplasms of the Pancreas William R. Brugge Diagnosis and Evaluation of Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma Kenneth H. Yu and Nuzhat A. Ahmad Adenocarcinoma of the Pancreas: Endoscopic Palliation Georgios I. Papachristou, Kevin McGrath, and Adam Slivka Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors Erik-Jan Wamsteker and James M. Scheiman Endoscopic Diagnosis and Management of Cholangiocarcinoma Vanessa M. Shami and Irving Waxman Ampullary Neoplasia Ian D. Norton Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Neoplasms of the Pancreatobiliary System Evan S. Siegelman and Wendy C. Hsu Medical and Surgical Therapy of Pancreatic Cancer Weijing Sun, Jon Morris, and Jeffrey Drebin Endoscopic Ultrasound for Thoracic Disease Timothy Woodward, Massimo Raimondo, and Michael B. Wallace Indexshow more