Table of Contents

Basic concepts of inflammation and its role in carcinogenesis.
Inherited syndromes predisposing to inflammation and GI cancer.
Stem cells and inflammation in the intestine.
Acid reflux and oesophageal cancer.
Helicobacter pylori and gastric cancer.
Inflammatory bowel disease and colon cancer.
Primary sclerosing cholangitis.
Chronic inflammation and hepatocellular carcinoma.
Gastrointestinal cancer: current screening strategies.
Targeted drug therapies and cancer.
Genetics of inflammation in the gastrointestinal tract and how it can cause cancer.
Endoscopic methods.