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Gynecologic Cancer / Edition 1

Gynecologic Cancer / Edition 1


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Gynecologic cancer includes cancer of the female lower genital tract: vagina, vulva, cervix, endometrium, uterus, and ovaries.

Gynecologic Cancer is the fourth volume in the M.D. Anderson Cancer Care Series, featuring the current standard approach to gynecologic cancer care from the experts at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center.

Designed for the practicing oncologist, this clinical guidebook allows for quick, authoritative access to the latest and best multimodality therapies. Topics covered in this volume include primary prevention and early detection, preinvasive diseases of female lower genital tract, pathology and imaging of gynecologica malignancies, treatment of vaginal, cervical, endometrial, uterine cancers. Discussions also address fertility-sparing options for treatment of women with gynecologica cancers as well as sexuality in women with gyn malignancies. Each of the 20 chapters ends with an up-to-date list of suggested readings, as well as "key practice points" highlighting the most principles and practices of each chapter for at-a-glance reference. More than 80 illustrations complement the text. This thorough, practical volume is the essential clinical guide for the oncologists, surgeons, and all physicians involved in the care of patients with gynecologic cancer.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780387287942
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 12/21/2005
Series: MD Anderson Cancer Care Series , #5
Edition description: 2006
Pages: 312
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Multidisciplinary Care of the Gynecologic Cancer Patient: Overview and Implementation * Primary Prevention and Early Detection of Gynecologic Cancers * Preinvasive Diseases of the Female Lower Genital Tract * Special Problems in the Pathology of Gynecologic Cancers * Imaging of Gynecologic Malignancies * Contemporary Treatment of Vaginal and Vulvar Cancers * Treatment of Early Cervical Cancer * Treatment of Advanced Cervical Cancer * Treatment of Uterine Sarcomas * Treatment of Endometrial Cancer * Surgery for Ovarian Cancer * Chemotherapy of Epithelial Ovarian Cancer * Treatment for Rare Ovarian Malignancies * Therapy for Gestational Trophoblastic Neoplasms * Fertility-Sparing Options for Treatment of Women with Gynecologic Cancers * Sexuality in Women with Gynecologic Malignancies * Palliative Care for Gynecologic Malignancies

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