Innovation of Diagnosis and Treatment for Pancreatic Cancer

  • Hiroki Yamaue

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vi
  2. Diagnosis of Pancreatic Cancer

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Susumu Hijioka, Kenji Yamao, Nobumasa Mizuno, Hiroshi Imaoka, Vikram Bhatia, Kazuo Hara
      Pages 3-11
    3. Masayuki Kitano, Mamoru Takenaka, Kosuke Minaga, Takeshi Miyata, Ken Kamata
      Pages 13-28
    4. Erina Takai, Shinichi Yachida
      Pages 59-68
  3. Pancreaticoduodenectomy for Pancreatic Cancer: Indications and Procedure

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 69-69
    2. Jin-Young Jang
      Pages 71-83
    3. Manabu Kawai, Hiroki Yamaue
      Pages 85-94
    4. Thilo Hackert, Jörg Kaiser, Markus W. Büchler
      Pages 95-112
    5. Jordan M. Cloyd, Matthew H. G. Katz
      Pages 113-128
    6. Ying-Jui Chao, Yan-Shen Shan
      Pages 129-145
    7. Stacy J. Kowalsky, Amer H. Zureikat, Herbert J. Zeh III, Melissa E. Hogg
      Pages 147-163
  4. Distal Pancreatectomy: Indications and Procedure

  5. Immunotherapy and Gene Therapy for Pancreatic Cancer

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 223-223
    2. Yuwen Zhu, Alessandro Paniccia, Barish H. Edil, Richard D. Schulick
      Pages 225-241

About this book


This collection of chapters describes in detail the latest insights into the evaluation of resectability and neoadjuvant therapy to pancreaticoduodenectomy and distal pancreatectomy for pancreatic cancer. Shedding light on immunotherapy and gene therapy, this volume comprehensively covers treatments and procedures for the disease, allowing surgeons and trainees to gain an overview and explore innovative treatments. It also provides information on various cases using tools such as endoscopic ultrasound, MDCT, PET for diagnosis and laparoscopy and robotic resection methods. 
Edited and authored by pioneering professionals, Diagnosis and Treatment for Pancreatic Cancer is a valuable resource for gastroenterologists, medical oncologists, surgical oncologist and general surgeons interested in treatment of pancreatic cancer care.


Panceraticoduodenectomy Distal Pancreatectomy Pancreatic Cancer Pancreatic Carcinoma Neoadjuvant Therapy Targeted Immune Checkpoint Therapies Hypoxia-Activated, Cytotoxic Prodrug Oncolytic Virotherapy

Editors and affiliations

  • Hiroki Yamaue
    • 1
  1. 1.Second Department of SurgeryWakyama Medical UniversityWakayamaJapan

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media Singapore 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-981-10-2485-6
  • Online ISBN 978-981-10-2486-3
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