Modern GI Oncology

Modern GI Oncology

1st Edition - August 31, 2015

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  • Editors: Shailesh Shrikhande, Bhawna Sirohi

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Modern Gastrointestinal Oncology is a comprehensive and authoritative book dealing with contemporary issues in diagnosis and management of gastrointestinal cancers. The book is specially designed to update senior students, super-specialty residents, fellows and all clinicians with an interest in gastrointestinal cancers.

Key Features

  • Interdisciplinary coverage of gastrointestinal cancer by more than 70 authors who are leading epidemiologists, researchers, gastroenterologists, surgeons, medical oncologists and radiation oncologists from all over the world
  • Special emphasis on controversial issues in management of gastrointestinal cancers
  • Dynamic and in-depth information coupled with practical guidelines to aid the busy clinician
  • Lucid presentation with texts, figures, updated case studies and key research questions

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

    Chapter 25. Management of Anal Cancer

    Chapter 26. Tumours of the Small Intestine

    Chapter 27. Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumour

    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 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


Product details

  • No. of pages: 530
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier India 2015
  • Published: August 31, 2015
  • Imprint: Elsevier India

About the Editors

Shailesh Shrikhande

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Surgeon Department of GI and HPB Surgical Oncology Tata Memorial Centre Mumbai, India

Bhawna Sirohi

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Medical Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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