This book provides readers with a thorough review on cervical cancer, treatment guidelines and emerging therapies available for the disease. It reviews the epidemiology clinical features, diagnosis, and medical management of cervical cancer.
Given the increasing need for preventive strategies, treatment optimization with collaborative and integrative work, this book improves the actual and integral knowledge in this neoplasm. Given the high prevalence of this disease in Latin America, this is an important text for clinicians in this region.
This book outlines the state of the art in cervical cancer treatments and is an indispensable companion for oncologists, gynecologists, surgeons and medical students.
|Publisher:||Springer International Publishing|
|Edition description:||1st ed. 2017|
|Product dimensions:||6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)|
About the Author
Born Monterrey, N.L.Mexico, December 12, 1934. Studies: Medical Doctor, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León-, Mexico, 1952-1958; Postgraduate in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology in South Texas Medicine School; at San Antonio Texas. USA, 1959-1964; Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, 1965-1966.Doctor Honoris Causa granted by the Universidad Autónoma de Puebla, Doctor in Medicine-Honoris Causa., Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León. Mexico, 11th.Cino del Duca Award, Achievement in Cancer Research” 14 th International Congress Anti-Cancer, Feb. 4, 2003.(Paris, France). Former General Director of the “Instituto Nacional de Cancerología-Mexico” (1993-2003), Distinguished Achievement Award American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Chicago, Ill Author: book Inflammatory Breast Cancer, Springer, Oct-2012, Author book Benign Disease of the Breast, Nova Publishers
Dr. Morales, is a Medical Oncologist who developed his career as a physician at the Instituto Nacional de Cancerología (INCan), in Mexico. Professor the Oncology at Embryology Department, School of Medicine, at Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM), Assistant Profesor in the Medical Oncology at Oncology Department in the Instituto Nacional de Cancerología-UNAM.
She graduated at the “Universidad Veracruzana” as Medical Surgeon. She completed her residency in Internal Medicinein 1997, and then continued her residency in Medical Oncology. Dr. Morales has completed a Master in Medical Sciences. She went a Oncology Observer (2004-2005) at MD Anderson Cancer Center in the Breast Cancer Department “Nelly B Conelly”. Her main research interests include Breast, Gynecologic Cancers, Fertility and Pregnancy in Patients with cancer. She has been particularly involved in the development of Oncology Clinical Research in Mexico.
Born in Puebla. México, Studies Medical Doctor, Universidad Autónoma de Puebla-, Mexico, PhD. Medical School, Instituto Nacional Politécnico. Postgraduate in General Pathology and Oncological Pathology, Master en Oncología Molecular. Centro de Investigación Biomédica, España,Miembro de la Academia Mexicana de Cirugía,Miembro de la Academia Nacional de Medicina,Miembro del Sistema Nacional de Investigador es, General Director of the “Instituto Nacional de Cancerología-Mexico” (2013-2018), , Co-Author: book Inflammatory Breast Cancer, Springer, Oct-2012, Co-Author book Benign Disease of the Breast, Nova Publishers, Miembro del South West Oncology Group, Más de 140 publicaciones científicas nacionales e internacional con 1484 citas bibliográficas.
Table of Contents
Introduction.- Cervical Cancer Epidemiology.- Malignant Transforming Mechanisms of Human Papillomavirus.- Transcriptome Studies Reveal Altered Signaling Pathways in Cervical Cancer.- Pre-invasive Lesions of the Cervix.- Control and Prevention in Cervical Cancer.- Cytology and Pathology in Cervical Cancer.- Cervical Cancer Staging.- Imaging in Cervical Cancer.- Primary Surgical Treatment of Cervical Cancer.- Surgical Treatment for Advanced or Recurrent Disease in Cervical Cancer.- Radiotherapy in Cervical Cancer.- Systemic Treatment of Cervical Cancer.- Immuno-Oncology in Cervical Cancer.- Palliative Care in Cervical Cancer Patients.-Special Conditions and Follow-up in Cervical Cancer.