Carcinoma of the Esophagus [Contemporary Issues in Cancer

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Esophageal cancer is a relatively uncommon but highly lethal malignancy. The incidence of adenocarcinoma is rapidly increasing and improved survival will depend on prevention, earlier diagnosis, improved staging and appropriate treatment. The multidisciplinary team approach toward patient care is critical in determining the management of patients with esophageal cancer. This volume provides a detailed review of new endoscopic methods of diagnosis, staging using both conventional and functional imaging and assessment of surgical and medical methods of therapy, providing all members of the team with a detailed overview of the diagnosis and management of this malignancy.

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Format Hardcover
Language English
Publication Year 2007
Number of Pages 168 Pages

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Item Length 9.9in.
Item Height 0.5in.
Item Width 7in.
Item Weight 17.3 Oz

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Lc Classification Number Rc280.E8 C367 2007
eBook Format Unspecified
Table of Content Contributors; Series Foreword; Introduction; 1. Epidemiology, clinical presentation and prognosis of oesophageal cancer Satvinder S. Mudan, Jin-Yong Kang; 2. Pathology of oesophageal cancer Harriet Deere; 3. Recent advances in the Endoscopic diagnosis of oesophageal cancer Anne Marie Lennon, Ian D. Penman; 4. Endoscopic ultrasound in oesophageal cancer Anne Marie Lennon, Ian D. Penman; 5. CT in the evaluation of oesophageal cancer Naama R. Bogot, Leslie E. Quint; 6. FDG-PET and PET/CT in oesophageal cancer Sheila C. Rankin; 7. Surgical management of oesophageal cancer Robert Mason; 8. Chemotherapy and radiotherapy in oesophageal cancer Peter Harper, David Landau; 9. Role of stents in the management of oesophageal cancer Tarun Sabharwal, Andreas Adam; 10. Lasers in oesophageal cancer Laurence B. Lovat; Index.
Copyright Date 2008
Target Audience Scholarly & Professional
Topic Diagnostic Imaging / General, Gastroenterology, Oncology, Radiology, Radiotherapy & Nuclear Medicine
Lccn 2007-026633
Dewey Decimal 616.99/432
Series Contemporary Issues in Cancer Imaging Ser.
Dewey Edition 22
Illustrated Yes
Genre Medical

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