• Leonardo Rojas Clínica Colsanitas
Palabras clave: Tumor, neoplasia, gastrointestinal, historia


La historia de la oncología gastrointestinal está atada a la de la oncología en general. Desde los primeros conocimientos sobre la enfermedad, pasando por los desarrollos de las técnicas quirúrgicas hasta el conocimiento de la fisiopatología celular y molecular, la oncología gastrointestinal muestra el desarrollo que han tenido las distintas disciplinas para el entendimiento y control del cáncer. Las mejoras en la detección temprana han tenido de igual forma impacto trascendental no solo en los resultados sino en el entendimiento y el abordaje la patología gastrointestinal oncológica. La historia de la oncología gastrointestinal está muy influenciada por el desarrollo del conocimiento y tratamiento de dos enfermedades: el cáncer colorrectal y el cáncer gástrico, varios de sus avances son la base del abordaje de las distintas neoplasias del tracto gastrointestinal e incluso de otros tumores de distinto origen.

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Leonardo Rojas, Clínica Colsanitas
Departamento de oncología clínica. Clínica Colsanitas. Bogotá, Colombia.


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