Principles and Practice of Gynecologic Oncology / Edition 2 by William J. Hoskins, Robert C. Young, Carlos A. Perez | | 9780397515639 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Principles and Practice of Gynecologic Oncology / Edition 2

Principles and Practice of Gynecologic Oncology / Edition 2

by William J. Hoskins, Robert C. Young, Carlos A. Perez
     
 

ISBN-10: 0397515634

ISBN-13: 9780397515639

Pub. Date: 10/01/1996

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

The thoroughly updated Third Edition of this acclaimed reference incorporates the latest advances in the multidisciplinary therapy of gynecologic cancer. The book provides comprehensive coverage of the biology of gynecologic cancer, the therapeutic modalities available, and the diagnosis and treatment of site-specific malignancies. Because of the importance of

Overview

The thoroughly updated Third Edition of this acclaimed reference incorporates the latest advances in the multidisciplinary therapy of gynecologic cancer. The book provides comprehensive coverage of the biology of gynecologic cancer, the therapeutic modalities available, and the diagnosis and treatment of site-specific malignancies. Because of the importance of multimodality treatment, the site-specific chapters are co-authored by a surgical oncologist, a medical oncologist, a radiation oncologist, and a pathologist.

New chapters in this edition cover laparoscopic surgery and national strategies for gynecologic cancer. More than 30 percent of the chapters have been completely rewritten. This edition also includes new full-color illustrations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780397515639
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
10/01/1996
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
1178

Table of Contents

Contributing Authorsxi
Prefacexvii
Acknowledgmentsxix
Section I.Epidemiology of Gynecologic Cancers1
1Epidemiology of Gynecologic Cancers3
2Clinical Genetics of Gynecologic Cancer33
3The Biology of Gynecologic Cancer39
4Tumor Angiogenesis and Metastasis: Biology and Clinical Experience73
5Oncogenes and Tumor-Suppressor Genes93
6Immunotherapy of Gynecologic Malignancies123
7Development and Identification of Tumor Markers157
8Cancer Prevention Strategies179
9Clinical Trials Methodology and Biostatistics199
10Diagnostic Imaging Techniques in Gynecologic Oncology223
Section II.Therapeutic Modalities and Related Subjects267
11Perioperative and Critical Care269
12Surgical Principles in Gynecologic Oncology311
13Laparoscopic Surgery in Gynecologic Cancer333
14Biologic and Physical Aspects of Radiation Oncology375
15Principles of Chemotherapy in Gynecologic Cancer461
16Pharmacology and Therapeutics in Gynecologic Cancer489
17Hormones and Human Malignancies561
18Innovative Twenty-first Century Therapies587
Section III.Disease Sites625
19Pathogenesis and Diagnosis of Preinvasive Lesions of the Lower Genital Tract627
20Vulva665
21Vagina707
22Uterine Cervix743
23Corpus: Epithelial Tumors823
24Corpus: Mesenchymal Tumors873
25Epithelial Ovarian Cancer895
26Ovarian Germ Cell Tumors989
27Ovarian Sex Cord-Stromal Tumors1011
28Carcinoma of the Fallopian Tube1035
29Gestational Trophoblastic Diseases1055
30Breast Cancer1077
Section IV.Special Management Topics1171
31Management of Infections in Gynecologic Cancer Patients1173
32Management of Late Effects of Gynecologic Cancer Treatment1193
33Management of Pain1215
34Rehabilitation as an Integrative Model: Psychologic and Surgical Approaches1241
35Nutritional Support of Patients with Gynecologic Cancers1263
36Cancer in the Pregnant Patient1279
37AIDS and Women1313
38Quality of Life Issues in Gynecologic Cancer1333
39End of Life Care1343
AppendixSource Information on International, National, and Grant-Making Organizations of Relevance to Gynecologic Oncology1361
Index1367

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