Pancreatic Cancer

ISBN: 978-0-387-95185-0 (Print) 978-0-387-21600-3 (Online)

Table of contents (38 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xix

  2. Epidemiology/Molecular Biology

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      Pages 1-1

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      Molecular Epidemiology

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      Pages 15-28

      The Molecular Biology of Pancreatic Cancer

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      Pages 29-46

      Molecular Markers as a Tool for the Early Diagnosis of Pancreatic Cancer

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      Pages 47-61

      Cell Signaling Pathways in Pancreatic Cancer

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      Pages 63-72

      Epithelial Stem Cells in Pancreatic Regeneration and Neoplasia

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      Pages 73-81

      Inherited Pancreatic Cancer Syndromes

  3. Staging

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      Pages 83-83

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      Pages 85-95

      Pancreatic Cancer: Radiologic Staging

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      Pages 97-114

      Endoscopic Diagnosis and Staging: Endoscopic Ultrasound, Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography

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      Pages 115-121

      Laparoscopic Staging

  4. Surgery/Therapeutic Endoscopy/Pain Management

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 123-123

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      Pages 125-137

      Whipple Procedure: 1935 to Present

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      Pages 139-151

      Regional Lymph Node Dissection for Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma

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      Pages 153-159

      Pylorus Preservation versus Standard Pancreaticoduodenectomy: Oncologic Controversies

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      Pages 161-169

      Vascular Resection and Reconstruction for Localized Pancreatic Cancer

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      Pages 171-180

      Techniques for Biliary and Pancreatic Reconstruction After Pancreaticoduodenectomy

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      Pages 181-191

      Transduodenal Local Resection for Periampullary Neoplasms

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      Pages 193-200

      Distal Pancreatectomy for Pancreatic Cancer

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      Pages 201-211

      Risks of Perioperative Mortality with Pancreaticoduodenectomy

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      Pages 213-222

      Endoscopic Palliation for Locally Advanced and Metastatic Disease: Biliary and Duodenal Stents

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      Pages 223-231

      Celiac Plexus Block Versus Systemic Opioid Medication in the Management of Pancreatic Cancer Pain

  5. Multimodality Therapy

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      Pages 233-233

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      Pages 235-242

      Postoperative Adjuvant Therapy: Past, Present, and Future Trial Development

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