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.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Publisher||Nova Science Publishers, Inc.|
|Number of pages||219|
|State||Published - Jul 1 2014|