Gastrointestinal Malignancies: New Innovative Diagnostics and Treatment by Qiang Cai

Gastrointestinal Malignancies: New Innovative Diagnostics and Treatment

byQiang Cai, Bassel F El-Rayes, Jinghua Hao;David A Kooby;Jerome Carl Landry;Virginia Oliva Shaffer;Hong Xu

Kobo ebook | August 13, 2015

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Gastrointestinal Malignancies: New Innovative Diagnostics and Treatment summarizes new advantages in the diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal malignancies, thereby providing the most current and up-to-date knowledge on gastrointestinal malignancies to medical students, gastroenterologists, general surgeons, oncologic surgeons, and oncologists.

This book will feature the progresses made on treatment and diagnosis of gastrointestinal malignancies in the last ten years and provides the most current diagnostic and therapeutic modalities to the readers. The book will be an excellent reference tool for physicians and surgeons working in the field of gastrointestinal malignancies.

Editors of the book are experts from both the western and eastern parts of the world.


  • The Descriptive Epidemiology of Gastrointestinal Malignancies (Anthony Gamboa, Qi Lin, Peng Jin, Yifeng Zhou, Qiang Liu, Jinghua Hao, Qiang Cai and Roberd M Bostick)
  • Biomarkers and the Quest for Personalized Cancer Care (Sameer H Patel and Shishir K Maithel)
  • Prevention of Gastrointestinal Malignancy (Heval Mohamed Kelli, Jinghua Hao, Qing Shu, Endian Zheng, Kevin Woods and Qiang Cai)
  • Imaging in Gastrointestinal Malignancies (Iva Petkovska, Bobby Kalb and Diego R Martin)
  • Nutritional Supports for Patients with Gastrointestinal Malignancies (Shadi S Yarandi, Jinghua Hao, Qingwei Jiang, Zhuo Yang and Qiang Cai)
  • Palliative Care for Patients with Advanced Gastrointestinal Malignancies (Tilak U Shah and Steven Keilin)
  • Endoscopic Diagnosis and Treatment of Esophageal Malignancies (Fan Zhang, Virginia O Shaffer, Qiang Cai and Hong Xu)
  • Multimodality Management of Esophageal Malignancies beyond Endoscopy (Liza Stapleford and Nabil F Saba)
  • Endoscopic Diagnosis and Treatment of Gastric Malignancies (Ke Tao, Virginia O Shaffer, Qiang Cai and Hong Xu)
  • Management of Gastric and Gastroesophageal Junction Adenocarcinoma beyond Endoscopy (Gopi K Prithviraj, Amit Mahipal and Richard Kim)
  • Endoscopic Diagnosis and Treatment of Colorectal Malignancies (Shuang Wu, Virginia O Shaffer, Qiang Cai and Hong Xu)
  • Multimodality Management of Colorectal Malignancies Beyond Endoscopy (John D Lyons and Virginia O Shaffer)
  • Multimodality Management of Oligometastatic Colorectal Cancer (Teviah E Sachs and Timothy M Pawlik)
  • Diagnosis and Staging of Pancreatic Malignancies (Saurabh Chawla, Parit Mekaroonkamol and Field F Willingham)
  • Borderline Resectable Adenocarcinoma of the Pancreas (Sarah B Fisher, Michael C Lowe and David A Kooby)
  • Treatment of Advanced Pancreatic Cancer (Hemchandra Mahaseth, Bassel El-Rayes and Philip A Philip)
  • Diagnosis of Hepatobiliary Malignancies (Xu Shu, Xu Guo, Viginia O Shaffer, Jinghua Hao and Qiang Cai)
  • Non-Surgical Management of Hepatobiliary Malignancies (Anne M Noonan and Tanios Bekaii-Saab)
  • Surgical Treatment of Hepatobiliary Malignancies and Liver Transplantation (Jean-Sébastien Pelletier and David A Geller)
  • Image-Guided Therapy of Liver Malignancy (Samdeep K Mouli, Riad Salem and Robert J Lewandowski)
  • Rare Gastrointestinal Malignancies (Walid Shaib, Daniel Goldstein, Vinicus Ernani, Maria C Russell and Kenneth Cardona)
  • The Essentials of the Gastrointestinal and Pancreaticobiliary Malignancies Pathology (Yue Xue)
  • Proton Therapy: A New Dawn for Gastrointestinal Cancer Treatment (Gary Y Yang and Jerome C Landry)
  • Radiotherapy for Rectal Cancer (Jordan Torok, Manisha Palta, Christopher Willett and Brian Czito)
  • Radiotheraphy for Pancreatic Cancer (Lauren Colbert, Richard J Cassidy and David Marcus)

Readership: Medical students, gastroenterologists, oncologists and oncologic surgeons and general surgeons.
Key Features:

  • Each chapter contains “What is new” and “Take home message” sections
  • New endoscopic therapy, such as endoscopic submucosal dissection, for earlier cancers will be included in the book
  • Editors are experts from the western and eastern parts of the world
Title:Gastrointestinal Malignancies: New Innovative Diagnostics and TreatmentFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:August 13, 2015Publisher:World Scientific Publishing CompanyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9814619027

ISBN - 13:9789814619028