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Title Early gastrointestinal cancers / Florian Otto, Manfred P. Lutz, editors.
Published Heidelberg : Springer, c2012.
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 Floor4  RC261 .R35 no.196 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description xii, 318 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Series Recent results in cancer research, 0080-0015 ; 196
Recent results in cancer research ; 196. 0080-0015
Note "Contains the majority of the invited expert contributions from the First St. Gallen EORTC Gastrointestinal Cancer Conference, held on 22-24 March 2012 in St. Gallen, Switzerland."--p. [4] of cover.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Clinically relevant study end points in rectal cancer -- Neoadjuvant treatment in rectal cancer : do we always need radiotherapy or can we risk assess locally advanced rectal cancer better? -- Treatment dilemmas in patients with synchronous colorectal liver metastases -- Pancreatic surgery : beyond the traditional limits -- Adjuvant therapy for pancreatic cancer -- Radiotherapy of the pancreas : state of the art in 2012 -- Adenocarcinoma of the GEJ : gastric or oesophageal cancer? -- Why is there a change in patterns of GE cancer? -- Endoscopic treatment for esophageal squamous cell carcinoma -- Open or minimally invasive resection for oesophageal cancer? -- Choosing the best treatment for esophageal cancer -- Multimodal therapy of GEJ cancer : when is the definitive radiochemotherapy the treatment of choice? -- Radiotherapy of gastroesophageal junction cancer -- Optimizing neoadjuvant chemotherapy through the use of early response evaluation by positron emission tomography -- Optimal surgery for gastric cancer : is more always better? -- Can adjuvant chemoratiotherapy replace extended lymph node dissection in gastric cancer? -- Predicting the response to chemotherapy in gastric adenocarcinoma : who benefits from neoadjuvant chemotherapy? -- Prediction of response and prognosis by a score including only pretherapeutic parameters in 410 neoadjuvant treated gastric cancer patients -- Adjuvant chemotherapy : an option for Asian patients only? -- Selecting the best treatment for an individual patient.
Subject Gastrointestinal system -- Cancer.
Related Names Otto, Florian.
Lutz, Manfred P.
St. Gallen EORTC Gastrointestinal Cancer Conference (1st : 2012 : Saint Gall, Switzerland)
ISBN 9783642316289 (alk. paper)
364231628X (alk. paper)
9783642316296 (ebook)
3642316298 (ebook)
OCLC number 819379378