REVIEW ARTICLE Kasmintan Schrader, et al; ONCOLOGY Vol. 26 No. 5 In this article, we use a case-based approach to focus on the hereditary aspects of the most common GI cancers, including pancreatic, gastric, and colon cancer.
REVIEW ARTICLE David L. Bartlett, Edward Chu;ONCOLOGY Vol. 26 No. 3 Despite advances in targeted biologic agents, the impact of new regimens in mCRC therapy has been modest. This article reviews the main issues that must be considered from the surgical and medical oncology perspectives.
REVIEW ARTICLE Al B. Benson, III, Jose G. Guillem, Bruce D. Minsky;ONCOLOGY Vol. 25 No. 14 Treatment for patients with locally advanced, resectable rectal cancer has clearly evolved, with significant refinements in preoperative assessment, surgical technique, and use of preoperative CMT.
REVIEW ARTICLE Lyen C. Huang, George A. Poultsides, Jeffrey A. Norton; ONCOLOGY Vol. 25 No. 9 This article reviews the surgical management of gastrointestinal neuroendocrine tumors, including the preoperative control of hormonal symptoms, extent of resection required, postoperative outcomes, and differing management strategies.
Several years ago, a 44-year-old nonsmoking Taiwanese immigrant to the United States sought medical attention for the skin eruption depicted. This disorder had been present since he was 25; he notes an involuntary 35-pound weight loss and increasing fatigue. What is the patient’s skin disease?
A 74-year-old, previously healthy, nonsmoking Caucasian male presented with a 4-month history of an asymptomatic “lump” in the navel. Biopsy of the umbilical nodule revealed adenocarcinoma. What eponym is attached to the umbilical lesion?
Women diagnosed with endometrial cancer at age 50 or younger had a fourfold increased risk for a subsequent colorectal cancer diagnosis, according to a historical cohort study published recently in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. More »