Gastric Cancer: Principles and Practice (Paperback)Vivian E. Strong (editor)
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This volume provides the most comprehensive and complete resource available on all aspects of gastric cancer and it's management. The book covers topics such as oncologic approaches to staging, treating, and following patients, filling a critical need for resource materials on these areas. As multidisciplinary care is an integral part of gastric cancer treatment, this text is unique in including a renowned group of expert authors from a variety of disciplines, including pathology, gastroenterology, medical oncology, surgery and clinical genetics. In addition, authors from an international pool of gastric cancer experts have covered the breadth of practice and understanding globally.
Edited and organized by an expert from one of the most highly respected cancer institutions in the country, Gastric Cancer: Principles and Practice is an expert review of this field, serving as a valuable reference for physicians in training and in practice, as well as for researchers who are interested in the scope of issues and advances in this important malignancy.
Publisher: Springer International Publishing AG
Number of pages: 333
Weight: 6612 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 19 mm
Edition: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 201
"This is a comprehensive, state-of-the-art book on gastric cancer. ... The audience is primarily specialist practitioners in medical oncology and surgical oncology. It will be useful for trainees in these fields as well. Gastroenterologists who treat diseases of the foregut also will find it a welcome book. ... This is the best comprehensive book on this subject that I have encountered." (Carol Scott-Conner, Doody's Book Reviews, September, 2015)
"Written by recognized authorities in the field, this book gives an excellent overview about the way how the topic is dealt with beginning more than 130 years ago with the pioneers of gastric surgery. ... `Gastric Cancer: Principles and Practice' ... represents an exceptionally well structured reference for physicians delivering care to gastric cancer patients. It is a valuable tool not only for surgeons completing a surgical oncology fellowship but also for candidates preparing for certification or recertification in surgery." (A. M. Prusa and S. F. Schoppmann, European Surgery, Vol. 47, 2015)
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