Cancer of the Small Bowel

Robert R. McWilliams, Thomas C. Smyrk, Axel Grothey

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Abstract

Small bowel cancer is uncommon, but provides complex diagnostic and therapeutic challenges. An awareness of the etiology, behavior, and biology of small bowel cancer is essential to optimize clinical care for affected patients. Subtypes include adenocarcinoma, carcinoid, lymphoma, and sarcoma, with diagnostic and treatment strategies tailored to the respective diagnosis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationTextbook of Uncommon Cancer, Third Edition
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
Pages391-400
Number of pages10
ISBN (Print)0470012021, 9780470012024
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 11 2006

Keywords

  • Adenocarcinoma
  • Carcinoid
  • Gastrointestinal stromal tumor
  • Lymphoma
  • Sarcoma
  • Small bowel
  • Small intestine

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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    McWilliams, R. R., Smyrk, T. C., & Grothey, A. (2006). Cancer of the Small Bowel. In Textbook of Uncommon Cancer, Third Edition (pp. 391-400). John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.. https://doi.org/10.1002/0470030542.ch34