Esophageal Cancer: Principles and Practice

Publication Year: 2009

Edition: 1st

Authors/Editor: Jobe

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 978-1-93-386417-4

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Using a multi-disciplinary approach, Esophageal Cancer: Principles and Practice addresses the complexities encountered in the understanding and management of esophageal cancers.

Gastroesophageal cancers are the most common form of cancer incidents, and the second most common cause of death among cancer patients. In 2000, it was estimated that over one million new cases of gastroesophageal cancers were diagnosed worldwide, and over 900,000 individuals died from the disease.

Using a multi-disciplinary approach, Esophageal Cancer: Principles and Practice addresses the complexities encountered in the understanding and management of esophageal cancers. Written by the world's leading experts in surgery, medical oncology, radiation oncology, gastroenterology, pathology, radiology, nutrition, nurse specialists, palliative medicine, and research relating to neoplasia of the esophagus, this text will serve as the definitive resource and enable practitioners to provide the best possible patient care. Presented in an accessible and useful format, this text is a valuable reference to all practitioners participating in the care of this high-needs population.

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Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Jobe
ISBN: 978-1-93-386417-4
Specialty:
Internal Medicine
Surgery
Radiology
Oncology
Hematology
Language: English
Edition: 1st
Pages: 1050
Year: 2009

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