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References for the stomach cancer information centre

Posted Jun 02 2009 4:38pm

The information in the stomach cancer information centre is based on the Cancerbackup booklet, Understanding Stomach Cancer, which has been produced in accordance with the following sources and guidelines:

  • Guidelines for the Management of Oesophageal and Gastric Cancer. Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland, British Society of Gastroenterology and the British Association of Surgical Oncology, 2002.
  • Guidance for General Practitioners and Primary Care Teams: Improving Outcomes in Upper Gastro-Intestinal Cancers. NHS Executive, March 2001.
  • Gastrointestinal Oncology: Principles and practice, Kelson et al. Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2002.
  • Improving Outcomes in Upper Gastro-Intestinal cancers: The Manual, Department of Health. 2001.
  • Management of oesophageal and gastric cancer: a national clinical guideline, Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network. June 2006.
  • Referral Guidelines for Suspected Cancer, National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, 2005.

Guidelines are constantly being updated and those noted above may have been revised since the booklet was produced. You can access up-to-date guidelines in the health professionals section of the website.

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