Changing pathology with changing drugs: tumors of the gastrointestinal tract.

  title={Changing pathology with changing drugs: tumors of the gastrointestinal tract.},
  author={Pascale Cervera and Jean-François Fl{\'e}jou},
  journal={Pathobiology : journal of immunopathology, molecular and cellular biology},
  volume={78 2},
Gastrointestinal cancer treatment is being based more and more on pathology that yields integrated information leading to targeted therapy, i.e. morphological identification of the histological type of the tumor and its context, staging of the tumor, and identification of various targets. This provides a realistic appraisal of the tumor and allows surgeons and oncologists to choose the best treatment from an increased range of drug options. An accurate diagnosis remains the major determinant of… CONTINUE READING


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