Barrett's Esophagus and Cancer, an Issue of Surgical Oncolgy Clinics

Series: The Clinics: Surgery (v. 18-3)
This title covers: cellular mechanisms of BE development; role of obesity and familial factors in BE and cancer; histology of metaplasia and dysplasia; molecular markers and genetics in cancer development; improving screening practices for BE; risk factors for BE cancer development; new technologies for BE imaging; medical treatment and cancer prevention; endoscopic therapy in BE; surgical therapy for high grade dysplasia and early cancer; role of neoadjuvant therapy for BE cancer; and, surgical palliation for BE cancer.