Gastric Cancer

Principles and Practice

  • Vivian E. Strong

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Historical Perspective and Gastric Pathophysiology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Michael A. Rogy, Marius A. Bünger
      Pages 3-21
    3. Massimo Rugge, Matteo Fassan, David Y. Graham
      Pages 23-34
    4. Jonathan Cools-Lartigue, Laura Baker, Lorenzo E. Ferri
      Pages 35-56
    5. Laura H. Tang, Luke V. Selby
      Pages 57-76
    6. Elizabeth Won, Yelena Y. Janjigian
      Pages 77-89
    7. Sharon Pattison, Alex Boussioutas
      Pages 91-109
    8. Giovanni de Manzoni, Daniele Marrelli, Giuseppe Verlato, Paolo Morgagni, Franco Roviello
      Pages 111-123
  3. Diagnostic Techniques for Gastric Cancer

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 125-125
    2. Arvind Sabesan, Joseph J. Bennett
      Pages 127-142
    3. Mark A. Schattner, John Chi To Wong
      Pages 143-154
    4. James P. De Andrade, James J. Mezhir, Vivian E. Strong
      Pages 155-160
  4. Gastric Resection and Postoperative Management

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 161-161
    2. Yoshihiro Komatsu, Blair Anderson Jobe
      Pages 163-173
    3. Johan L. Dikken, Henk H. Hartgrink
      Pages 185-197
    4. Brian Badgwell, Ryan Day, Thomas Aloia
      Pages 239-249
    5. George Poultsides, Jeffrey A. Norton
      Pages 251-254
    6. Domenico D’Ugo, Alberto Biondi, Andrea Tufo, Gianluca Baiocchi, Roberto Persiani
      Pages 255-270
    7. Daniel Reim, Alexander Novotny, Christoph Schuhmacher
      Pages 271-293
  5. Neoadjuvant and Adjuvant Treatments for Gastric Cancer and Targeted Therapy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 295-295
    2. Carla Hajj, Karyn A. Goodman
      Pages 307-315
    3. Georgios D. Lianos, Alberto Mangano, Stefano Rausei, Aikaterini Lianou, Zoi Anastasiadi, Gianlorenzo Dionigi et al.
      Pages 317-330
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 331-333

About this book


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.​


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Editors and affiliations

  • Vivian E. Strong
    • 1
  1. 1.Gastric and Mixed Tumor ServiceMemorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer CenterNew YorkUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-15825-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-15826-6
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