Pathology of Oesophageal Cancer and Gastric Cancer

  • Nilu WijesuriyaEmail author
Part of the Clinicians’ Guides to Radionuclide Hybrid Imaging book series (CGRHI)


Squamous cell carcinoma, adenocarcinoma and small cell carcinoma comprise the three most frequent histological subtypes of primary carcinomas arising in the upper gastrointestinal (UGI) tract [1, 2]. The two former subtypes, which account for the majority, are described in more detail.


Squamous Cell Carcinoma Gastric Adenocarcinoma Intestinal Metaplasia Small Cell Carcinoma Distal Oesophagus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Cellular PathologyBarts Health NHS TrustLondonUK

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