Gastric Cancer: Risk Factors, Treatment and Clinical Outcomes


Jasneet Singh Bhullar, MD (Editor)
Department of Surgery, Providence Hospital & Medical Centers, Southfield, MI, US

Series: Cancer Etiology, Diagnosis and Treatments
BISAC: MED062000

Gastric cancer is one of the leading causes of malignancy-related deaths worldwide with differences in incidence and treatment patterns geographically. There is extensive ongoing research for a better understanding of the cancer pathology and finding newer treatments. Advancements in basic science research are being translated for improving gastric cancer patient care. This book discusses an extensive array of different topics on gastric cancer in which strides of improvement have been achieved. The contributors of each specialized chapter of the book are leaders in their field and have been recognized for their work globally.

This book aims to bring the readers up to date about all aspects of gastric cancer – from basic science research about animal models of gastric cancer, to pathophysiology, staging systems, different adjuvant therapies and surgical treatment options for gastric cancer. The newer treatment options of endoscopic mucosal resections and bursectomy are described in detail. The current statuses, debates and ongoing controversies in addition to the advancements on different aspects of gastric cancer research are discussed.

The book is an invaluable resource of information on all aspects of gastric cancer with the latest advancements. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical )

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


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Chapter 1 – Geographical Differences in Risk Factors, Systems and Outcomes n Gastric Cancer (pp. 1-22)
Omar M. Rashid, M.D., J.D., Sangeetha Prabhakaran, M.D., Kyo-young Song, M.D., Ph.D. and Joyce Wong, M.D. (Department of Surgical Oncology, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL, USA and others)

Chapter 2 – Gastric Cancer: Focus on Epidemiology, Pathology, Diagnosis and Treatment – A Global Overview (pp. 23-56)
Lan Mo, M.D., Jafar Al-Mondhiry, M.S. and Jennifer Wu, M.D. (Hematology /Oncology Program, NYU Langone Medical Center, NYU School of Medicine, NY and others)

Chapter 3 – Gastric Cancer Staging (pp. 57-88)
Matthew Dixon, Abraham El-Sedfy and Natalie Coburn (Department of Surgery, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA and others)

Chapter 4 – Early Gastric Cancer: A Comprehensive View of Management (pp. 89-124)
Wenbo Meng, Xun Li, M.D., Ph.D., Wence Zhou, Yan Li, Kiyohito Tanaka, M.D., Ph.D. and Liang Qiao (Special Minimally Invasive Surgery, the First Hospital of Lanzhou University, Lanzhou, Gansu, China and others)

Chapter 5 – Advancements in Murine Models of Human Gastric Cancer (pp. 125-140)
Jasneet Singh Bhullar, M.D., M.S., Neha Varshney, M.D. and Vijay K. Mittal, M.D., FACS (Department of Surgery, Providence Hospital & Medical Centers, Southfield, MI, USA)

Chapter 6 – Adjuvant Treatment Modalities for Gastrıc Cancer (pp. 141-156)
Leyla Kilic, M.D. and Cetin Ordu, M.D. (Firat University Hospital, Department of Medical Oncology, Elazig, Turkey and others)

Chapter 7 – Surgical Evaluation of Lymph Node Involvement in Gastric Cancer – Maruyama Computer Program and the Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy (pp. 157-170)
Dezső Tóth, M.D., Ph.D. and Miklós Török, M.D. (Departments of General Surgery and Pathology, Kenézy Teaching Hospital, Debrecen, Hungary)

Chapter 8 – Clinical and Surgical Management of Gastric Cancer: Principles of Treatment (pp. 171-194)
Stefano Rausei, M.D., Ph.D., Sebastiano Spampatti, M.D., Federica Galli, M.D., Laura Ruspi, M.D., Francesca Rovera, M.D., Luigi Boni, M.D., FACS and Gianlorenzo Dionigi, M.D., FACS (Department of Surgery, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy)

Chapter 9 – Bursectomy in Gastric Cancer Surgery (pp. 195-208)
Konstantinos Blouhos, M.D., MSc, Ph.D., Konstantinos Tsalis, M.D., Ph.D., Konstantinos A. Boulas, M.D., MSc. and Anestis Hatzigeorgiadis, M.D., MSc. (Department of General Surgery, General Hospital of Drama, Drama, Greece and others)


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