The Clinician's Guide to Gastrointestinal Oncology is a unique practical reference for the management of patients with gastrointestinal malignancies and pre-malignant conditions. The high incidence of colorectal cancer coupled with the growing recognition of Barrett's esophagus has led to a growing need for a resource explaining how to screen and manage these and other patients with gastrointestinal neoplasia. Dr. Michael Kochman, with contributions from other recognized experts with varying gastrointestinal backgrounds, uses a multidisciplinary approach in presenting the necessary information to optimally manage patients. A balanced approach allows the reader to quickly synthesize an individualized care plan based upon the recommendations of highly skilled professionals. This text also serves as a reference for clinicians to be able to quickly discuss the epidemiology and natural history of these conditions. Management of pre-malignant conditions of the GI tract including colonic polyps and Barrett's esophagus; The role of endoscopic and radiologic interventional techniques; Nutrition support; Pain management; The broad range of topics covered combined with the breadth of knowledge shared from renowned experts provide a full spectrum of information necessary to optimally care for a wide range of patients. The Clinician's Guide to Gastrointestinal Oncology is the ideal resource for internists, gastroenterologists, surgeons, and oncologists looking to keep pace with the latest treatment options for an array of neoplastic gastrointestinal conditions.