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Gastro-intestinal cancers

Edited by Thankamma Ajithkumar, Ann Barrett, Helen Hatcher and Natalie Cook

in Oxford Desk Reference: Oncology

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ISBN: 9780199235636
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191725760 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199235636.003.0008

Series: Oxford Desk Reference

Gastro-intestinal cancers

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Gastro-intestinal cancers-Oesophageal cancer: epidemiology and clinical features-Oesophageal cancer: screening, diagnosis, and staging-Oesophageal cancer: treatment of localized disease-Oesophageal cancer: treatment of advanced disease, symptom control, and palliation-Gastric cancer: introduction and clinical features-Gastric cancer: screening, diagnosis, staging and prognosis-Gastric cancer: treatment of localized disease-Gastric cancer: treatment of advanced disease, symptom control, and palliative care-Hepatocellular cancer: introduction-Hepatocellular cancer: clinical features and staging-Hepatocellular cancer: management-Biliary tract tumours: introduction-Biliary tract tumours: clinical features, staging, and prognosis-Biliary tract tumours: management-Pancreatic cancer: introduction-Pancreatic cancer: diagnosis, staging, and prognosis-Pancreatic cancer: treatment of resectable cancer-Pancreatic cancer: treatment of unresectable and metastatic cancer-Uncommon pancreatic tumours-Tumours of small intestine-Colorectal cancer: introduction-Colorectal cancer: genetics, screening, and prevention-Colorectal cancer: clinical features, diagnosis, and staging-Colorectal cancer: treatment of localized disease-Colorectal cancer: adjuvant treatment-Colorectal cancer: treatment of advanced colorectal cancer-Colorectal cancer: prognosis, follow-up, and management of recurrence-Anal cancer: introduction-Anal cancer: management

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Subjects: Medical Oncology

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