Early Gastrointestinal Cancers

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ISBN: 978-3-642-31628-9 (Print) 978-3-642-31629-6 (Online)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

  2. Multimodal Approach to Colorectal Cancer

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-19

      Clinically Relevant Study End Points in Rectal Cancer

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      Pages 21-36

      Neoadjuvant Treatment in Rectal Cancer: Do We Always Need Radiotherapy–or Can We Risk Assess Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer Better?

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      Pages 37-49

      Treatment Dilemmas in Patients with Synchronous Colorectal Liver Metastases

  3. Improving Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 51-51

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      Pages 53-64

      Pancreatic Surgery: Beyond the Traditional Limits

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      Pages 65-88

      Adjuvant Therapy for Pancreatic Cancer

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      Pages 89-103

      Radiotherapy of the Pancreas: State of the Art in 2012

  4. Different Cancer Types in the Oesophagus and Stomach

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 105-105

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      Pages 107-113

      Adenocarcinoma Of the GEJ: Gastric or Oesophageal Cancer?

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      Pages 115-140

      Why is There a Change in Patterns of GE Cancer?

  5. Choosing the Best Treatment for Oesophageal Cancer

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 141-141

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      Pages 143-154

      Endoscopic Treatment for Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma

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      Pages 155-167

      Open or Minimally Invasive Resection for Oesophageal Cancer?

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      Pages 169-177

      Choosing the Best Treatment for Esophageal Cancer

  6. Multimodal Therapy of GEJ Cancer

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 179-179

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      Pages 181-185

      Multimodal Therapy of GEJ Cancer: When is the Definitive Radiochemotherapy the Treatment of Choice?

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      Pages 187-199

      Radiotherapy of Gastroesophageal Junction Cancer

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      Pages 201-211

      Optimizing Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy Through the Use of Early Response Evaluation by Positron Emission Tomography

  7. Gastric Cancer

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 213-213

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      Pages 215-227

      Optimal Surgery for Gastric Cancer: Is More Always Better?

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      Pages 229-240

      Can Adjuvant Chemoradiotherapy Replace Extended Lymph Node Dissection in Gastric Cancer?

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      Pages 241-268

      Predicting the Response to Chemotherapy in Gastric Adenocarcinoma: Who Benefits from Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy?

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      Pages 269-289

      Prediction of Response and Prognosis by a Score Including only Pretherapeutic Parameters in 410 Neoadjuvant Treated Gastric Cancer Patients

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      Pages 291-305

      Adjuvant Chemotherapy: An Option for Asian Patients Only?

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      Pages 307-318

      Selecting the Best Treatment for an Individual Patient