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Gastrointestinal Oncology

A Critical Multidisciplinary Team Approach

Richard E. Sampliner (Hrsg.), Yuman Fong (Hrsg.), David Kerr (Hrsg.), Janusz Jankowski (Hrsg.)

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Naturwissenschaften, Medizin, Informatik, Technik / Medizin


Gastrointestinal Oncology: A Critical Multidisciplinary TeamApproach is the first evidence-based reference text designedfor the multidisciplinary team of medical professionals involved inthe investigation, diagnosis, and management of patients withgastrointestinal cancer. Written and edited by leadinginternational experts in the field it sets the standard in clinicalpractice for dealing with esophageal, gastric, intestinal, colonic,hepatobiliary, pancreatic, and other GI tumors. The book is divided into twenty-five clinical chapters eachaddressing the specific cancers affecting the gastrointestinaltract. Each chapter is written by a team of authors, with eachcontributor specially chosen to represent a different role in theMDT. This multidisciplinary team approach reflects the current careof GI cancer patients and enables clinical decision making andpatient management. All the chapters have been tried and tested inMDT meetings in leading cancer centers around the world. Gastrointestinal Oncology: A Critical Multidisciplinary TeamApproach provides in-depth evidence-based knowledge and is wellillustrated throughout with color photographs, line drawings, anddiagrams. This authoritative and practical resource is an essentialreference for the entire MDT including gastroenterologists,hepatologists, GI surgeons, medical oncologists, radiationtherapists, interventional radiologists, pathologists, specialistnurses, and clinical scientists.


(The New England Journal of Medicine, March 2009)
"If multiple authorship is a mark of quality, this book is a must-read. With 189 authors covering the oncology of the gastrointestinal tract from the esophagus to the anus, as well as the pancreas, hepatobiliary system, and peritoneum, the book is comprehensive indeed."
(Doody's Reviews)
"Written by the leading international experts in the field, it sets the standard in clinical practice."
-Professor Mike Richards, National Cancer Director forEngland
"The book is intended for multidisciplinary meetings dealing with tumors of the digestive system, a worthy objective. This is great book that will hopefully set a standard for a new type of book that reflects today's multidisciplinary approach to gastrointestinal tumors." (Patrick Mosler, MD, PhD, @Doody's Review Service)"The editors of 'Gastrointestinal oncology: a criticalmulti-disciplinary approach' are to be congratulated onbringing together an exceptional array of international experts asauthors of this textbook. Set out in three sections -Gastroesophageal, colorectal and hepatobiliary - and 25chapters it is an encyclopaedia for professionals involved in allaspects of these diseases. Clinicians who wish to find out moreabout the epidemiology, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment andpalliation of gastrointestinal tumours, common or rare, will now beable to turn to a single authoritative textbook."



Gastroenterologie, Gastroenterology, Pathology, Pathologie, Medizin, Medical Science, Onkologie