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Gastrointestinal Tract Neoplasms

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AUTHORS:
Joseph Mort
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  1. Explain the risk factors, clinical features, and treatment of esophageal cancer differentiating from adenocarcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma.
  2. List the different types of gastric cancer and the typical presentation of a patient with gastric cancer.
  3. Recognize that small intestinal cancer is a rare entity and know the types of tumors that affect the small intestine.
  4. Explain the pathogenesis of colorectal cancer (CRC) at the genetic level and list the genetic syndromes that predispose to CRC.
  5. Describe the recommendations for CRC screening including the screening modalities in use and the age range.
  6. Be familiar with the clinical presentation of CRC, the diagnostic modalities used, and treatment options for CRC.
  7. List the major risk factors and etiology of anal cancer.
  8. Be aware of the following types of neuroendocrine tumors and their associated syndromes: carcinoid tumor, gastrinoma, insulinoma, VIPoma, glucagonoma, somatostatinoma.
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AccessMedicine > Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 20e > Neuroendocrine Tumors of the Gastrointestinal Tract and Pancreas
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Chapter
AccessMedicine > Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 20e > Upper Gastrointestinal Tract Cancers
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Chapter
AccessMedicine > Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 20e > Lower Gastrointestinal Cancers
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Case File
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Case File
AccessMedicine > Graber and Wilbur’s Family Medicine Examination and Board Review, 4th Edition > Gastroenterology Case 7.05 > Gastroenterology Case 7.05
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