Foreword v

James L. Abbruzzese and Raphael E. Pollock

Series Preface vii

Contributors xiii

Chapter 1

Staging of Gastrointestinal Malignancies 1

Michelle B. Waller, Karen A. Beaty, Angela J. McIntosh, and Steven A. Curley

Chapter 2

Recent Advances in Histopathology of Gastrointestinal

Cancers: Prognostic and Therapeutic Assessment of

Colorectal Cancers 14

Asif Rashid

Chapter 3

Current Status of Imaging Techniques in

Gastrointestinal Cancers 28

Chusilp Charnsangavej

Chapter 4

Endoscopy in the Management of

Gastrointestinal Malignancies 43

Banke Agarwal

Chapter 5

Role of Laparoscopy in Gastrointestinal Malignancies 58

Barry W. Feig

Chapter 6

Risk Factors for Colorectal Cancer Susceptibility 67

Christopher I. Amos, Carol H. Bosken, Amr S. Soliman, and Marsha L. Frazier

Chapter 7

Colorectal Cancer: Screening and Primary Prevention 85

Patrick M. Lynch

Chapter 8

Hereditary Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer and

Genetic Counseling 104

Miguel A. Rodriguez-Bigas and Patrick M. Lynch

Chapter 9

Colon Cancer 111

Edward H. Lin and Henry Q. Xiong

Chapter 10

Rectal Cancer 137

Nora A. Janjan, Edward H. Lin, Marc E. Delclos, Christopher Crane, Miguel A. Rodriguez-Bigas, and John M. Skibber

Chapter 11

Metastatic Cancer of the Liver 165

Jean-Nicolas Vauthey

Chapter 12

Staging and Therapeutic Approaches for Patients with

Localized, Potentially Curable Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma 184

Peter W. T. Pisters, Douglas B. Evans, Robert A. Wolff, and Christopher Crane

Chapter 13

Treatment of Primary Liver Cancer 197

Steven A. Curley

Chapter 14

Gastric Cancer 219

James C. Yao, Peter W. T. Pisters, Christopher Crane, and Jaffer A. Ajani

Chapter 15

Esophageal Carcinoma 232

Stephen G. Swisher, Ritsuko Komaki, Patrick M. Lynch, and Jaffer A. Ajani

Chapter 16

Anal Cancer 246

Nora A. Janjan, John M. Skibber, Miguel A. Rodriguez-Bigas, Christopher Crane, Marc E. Delclos, Edward H. Lin, and Jaffer A. Ajani

Chapter 17

Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors 271

Dejka M. Steinert and Jonathan Trent

Chapter 18

Palliative Therapy 299

Nora A. Janjan, Edward H. Lin, Marc E. Delclos, Christopher Crane, Miguel A. Rodriguez-Bigas, John M. Skibber, and Charles Cleeland

Chapter 19

Bowel Management in Patients with Cancer 313

Annette K. Bisanz

Chapter 20

Barrett's Esophagus 346

Ishaan S. Kalha and Frank A. Sinicrope

Index 375

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