Table of Contents

James L. Abbruzzese and Raphael E. Pollock



Chapter 1
Staging of Gastrointestinal Malignancies
Michelle B. Waller, Karen A. Beaty, Angela J. McIntosh, and Steven A. Curley

Chapter 2
Recent Advances in Histopathology of Gastrointestinal Cancers: Prognostic and Therapeutic Assessment of Colorectal Cancers
Asif Rashid

Chapter 3
Current Status of Imaging Techniques in Gastrointestinal Cancers
Chusilp Charnsangavej

Chapter 4
Endoscopy in the Management of Gastrointestinal Malignancies
Banke Agarwal

Chapter 5
Role of Laparoscopy in Gastrointestinal Malignancies
Barry W. Feig

Chapter 6
Risk Factors for Colorectal Cancer Susceptibility
Christopher I. Amos, Carol H. Bosken, Amr S. Soliman, and Marsha L. Frazier

Chapter 7
Colorectal Cancer: Screening and Primary Prevention
Patrick M. Lynch

Chapter 8
Hereditary Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer and Genetic Counseling
Miguel A. Rodriguez-Bigas and Patrick M. Lynch

Chapter 9
Colon Cancer
Edward H. Lin and Henry Q. Xiong

Chapter 10
Rectal Cancer
Nora A. Janjan, Edward H. Lin, Marc E. Delclos, Christopher Crane, Miguel A. Rodriguez-Bigas, and John M. Skibber

Chapter 11
Metastatic Cancer of the Liver
Jean-Nicolas Vauthey

Chapter 12
Staging and Therapeutic Approaches for Patients with Localized, Potentially Curable Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma
Peter W. T. Pisters, Douglas B. Evans, Robert A. Wolff, and Christopher Crane

Chapter 13
Treatment of Primary Liver Cancer
Steven A. Curley

Chapter 14
Gastric Cancer
James C. Yao, Peter W. T. Pisters, Christopher Crane, and Jaffer A. Ajani

Chapter 15
Esophageal Carcinoma
Stephen G. Swisher, Ritsuko Komaki, Patrick M. Lynch, and Jaffer A. Ajani

Chapter 16
Anal Cancer
Nora A. Janjan, John M. Skibber, Miguel A. Rodriguez-Bigas, Christopher Crane, Marc E. Delclos, Edward H. Lin, and Jaffer A. Ajani

Chapter 17
Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors
Dejka M. Steinert and Jonathan Trent

Chapter 18
Palliative Therapy
Nora A. Janjan, Edward H. Lin, Marc E. Delclos, Christopher Crane, Miguel A. Rodriguez-Bigas, John M. Skibber, and Charles Cleeland

Chapter 19
Bowel Management in Patients with Cancer
Annette K. Bisanz

Chapter 20
Barrett’s Esophagus
Ishaan S. Kalha and Frank A. Sinicrope


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