Neurological complications of GI cancers

Denise Leung, Moh'd Khushman, Larry Junck

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterpeer-review


This chapter gives a review of gastrointestinal cancers and their neurological complications, including brain metastasis, cord compression, plexopathy, leptomeningeal carcinomatosis, and paraneoplastic syndromes. It provides an update on current treatment regimens for GI cancers and their neurological side effects.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNeurological Complications of Systemic Cancer and Antineoplastic Therapy
Number of pages22
ISBN (Electronic)9780128219768
ISBN (Print)9780128219775
StatePublished - Jan 1 2022


  • Cord compression
  • Gastrointestinal cancer
  • Immunotherapy
  • Leptomeningeal disease
  • Metastasis
  • Neurological complications
  • Paraneoplastic neurological syndromes
  • Plexopathy
  • Side effects
  • Targeted agents


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