By Joseph M. Herman, Timothy M. Pawlik, Charles R. Thomas Jr.

The moment version of this booklet is meant as a definitive textual content on biliary tract and gallbladder cancers. in particular, it is going to function a single-source reference at the present wisdom base for the multidisciplinary administration of such cancers and therefore covers epidemiological, surgical, radiotherapy, and chemotherapy methods. A key function is the demonstration of the impression of state-of-the-art technical wisdom on therapy; for instance, interventional radiology strategies, novel surgical methods, and image-guided radiation treatment are all generally mentioned. prognosis is additionally thought of intimately, with assurance of novel serum biomarkers, pathologic staging, molecular profiling, and the entire variety of present and rising imaging thoughts. This ebook should be a useful resource of knowledge on new suggestions for knowledgeable practitioners, but is satisfactorily concise to supply an creation to the sphere for college kids and group practitioners.

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