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Author Lyman, Gary H.

Title Oxford American mini-handbook of gastrointestinal cancers / Gary H. Lyman ; with Jim Cassidy [and others].

Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe EBSCO Clinical Nursing E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 76 pages) : illustrations
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Contributors; Symbols and abbreviations; 1 Cancer prevention; 2 Cancer screening; 3 Genetic screening; 4 Principles of cancer treatment; 5 Esophageal and gastric cancer; 6 Small intestine and carcinoid tumors; 7 Pancreatic cancer; 8 Biliary tract and hepatocellular cancer; 9 Colorectal and anal cancer; Appendix; Index.
Summary The therapeutic landscape in oncology has undergone momentous changes in recent years. The treatment options for gastrointestinal (GI) cancers, in particular, have increased with the introduction of novel pharmacological and other treatment modalities. Researchers have gleaned important insights into the molecular biology, pathophysiology and key features of the most prevalent GI cancers, including colorectal, pancreatic and liver. While these advances have resulted in improvements for many GI cancer patients, the emerging complexities and challenges have necessitated the revision of major U.S.
Subject Gastrointestinal system -- Cancer -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Gastrointestinal Neoplasms.
MEDICAL -- Oncology.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Cancer.
Gastrointestinal system -- Cancer. (OCoLC)fst00938870
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Handbooks and manuals. (OCoLC)fst01423877
Added Author Cassidy, Jim, 1958-
Other Form: Print version: Oxford American mini-handbook of gastrointestinal cancers. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010 9780195393194 (OCoLC)694395500
ISBN 9780199813605 (electronic bk.)
0199813604 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. AU@ 000048808735
DEBBG BV040833777
DEBBG BV043165755
DEBSZ 421631759
AU@ 000054177758

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