Chemotherapy for Gastrointestinal Neoplasms
Read Online

Chemotherapy for Gastrointestinal Neoplasms

  • 536 Want to read
  • ·
  • 51 Currently reading

Published by Informa Healthcare .
Written in English


  • Medical / Oncology,
  • Gastroenterology,
  • Oncology,
  • Medical,
  • Medical / Nursing

Book details:

The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11560432M
ISBN 100849384990
ISBN 109780849384998

Download Chemotherapy for Gastrointestinal Neoplasms


The serotonin released by gastrointestinal tumors is primarily inactivated by the hepatic enzyme monoamine oxidase and subsequently metabolized to 5-hydroxyindolacetic acid that is secreted in urine. However, in the presence of hormonally active hepatic metastases, serotonin and other vasoactive molecules bypass the degradation capacity of the liver and reach the systemic circulation, leading. Of the few drugs which are active in the advanced disease, only 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) and razoxane «±1,2-bis(3,4-dioxopiperazinyl)propane) are suitable for long-term adjuvant treatment [2, 9]. 5-FU has been widely and intensively studied as adjuvant chemotherapy in CRC [7], but there is no unanimity that it has even the marginal influence.   Buy Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy of Gastrointestinal Tumors by Klein, H O online on at best prices. Fast and free shipping free Format: Hardcover. Gastrointestinal Oncology is an evidence-based, practical reference intended to assist in the diagnosis and management of patients with gastrointestinal malignancies. It is designed to be as user friendly as possible and is distinguished by the extremely practical, concrete nature of the information presented and by the multidisciplinary approach adopted.5/5(1).

Gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) are soft tissue sarcomas that can be located in any part of the digestive system. Their most common sites are the stomach and small intestine. GISTs start in specialized nerve cells located in the walls of your digestive system. These cells are part of the autonomic. Both locally advanced adenocarcinoma of the stomach and gastro-esophageal junction are associated with poor prognosis due to the lack of effective treatment. Recently multimodal treatment consisting of neoadjuvant chemotherapy in combination with radiotherapy is reported to improve survival when com .   The search yielded 79 studies and 3 more were identified by screening previous systematic reviews on the use of intraperitoneal chemotherapy for lower gastrointestinal tumors with peritoneal metastases. The PRIMA Flow diagram is presented in Figure 1. Clinical studies containing patients who received EPIC after CRS for PC of appendiceal or. Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy of Gastrointestinal Tumors. por. Recent Results in Cancer Research (Book 79) ¡Gracias por compartir! Has enviado la siguiente calificación y reseña. Lo publicaremos en nuestro sitio después de haberla revisado.

INTRODUCTION — Stromal or mesenchymal neoplasms affecting the gastrointestinal (GI) tract are divided into two groups. The most common group is collectively referred to as gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs). They are most often located in the stomach and proximal small intestine, but can occur in any portion of the alimentary tract and occasionally in the omentum, mesentery, and peritoneum. Tumors can recur locally after incomplete excision or even after an apparent complete excision. Median survival after surgery might be approximately 1-year. Chemotherapy: Chemotherapy remains anecdotal. Reasonable choices include protocols containing doxorubicin, platinum agents, and ifosfamide. Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GIST) Biological.   Today, we will focus on patients with Gastrointestinal Tumors and changes in the normal management plan. The following information is based on the recommendations of various organizations like ESMO (European Society for Medical Oncology), SSO (Society for . This book is an ideal resource for oncologists, surgeons, gastroenterologists, and primary-care providers looking for the latest and best information on how to deal with a wide variety of gastrointestinal neoplasms. Keywords. Chemotherapy Colorectal surgery Gastrointestinal oncology Internal medicine Radiation oncology.