GASTRIC CANCER, the fourth volume in the M.D. Anderson Solid Tumor Oncology Series, presents an in-depth clinical compendium on the diagnosis and treatment of this disease. Included are chapters on staging, imaging studies, the role of surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy, neoadjuvant therapy, intraperitoneal therapies, endoscopic diagnosis and management, the role of H. pylori, and management of gastric lymphoma. Additional chapters on molecular markers and genetic factors present state-of-the-art information involving more recent molecular advances. A must-have reference for all physicians involved in the medical and operative treatment of gastic cancer patients.