Publication Year: 2018
Edition: 1st Ed.
Authors/Editor: Parks, Lisa; Findlay, Meghan M.
Publisher: The Oncology Nursing Society
Gastrointestinal Cancer Care for Oncology Nurses provides much-needed insight on the current treatment and prevention efforts in the constantly evolving field of gastrointestinal oncology.
This all-inclusive text includes detailed chapters focusing on esophageal, gastric, neuroendocrine, pancreatic, liver and biliary tract, small bowel, and colon, rectal, and anal cancers. Information on cancer etiology and risk factors, diagnostic evaluation, signs and symptoms, prevention, surveillance, treatment, nursing care, and other current issues is also intensively discussed. The emerging treatment option of immunotherapy is prominently featured throughout. The broad but developed knowledge provided in this text makes it an essential reference for the nursing care of patients with gastrointestinal cancer.