Clinical Gynecologic Oncology


  • Philip DiSaia, MD, The Dorothy Marsh Chair in Reproductive Biology, Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of California, Irvine College of Medicine, Irvine, California, UCI Medical Center, Orange, California
  • William Creasman, MD, Sims-Hester Professor and Chairman, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC

Thanks to improved detection technologies, early diagnosis and treatment, and innovative research, the outlook for gynecologic oncology patients is steadily improving every day. Offer your patients the best in diagnosis and management with the help of this leading reference on gynecologic malignancies. In addition to cancers of the female reproductive tract, the 7th Edition of this essential resource also discusses breast and colorectal disease, equipping you with the skills you need to provide effective and compassionate care for every patient.
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Book information

  • Published: May 2007
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-03978-9

Table of Contents





1. Preinvasive Disease of the Cervix, William T. Creasman

2. Preinvasive Disease of the Vagina and Vulva and Related Disorders, William T. Creasman

3. Invasive Cervical Cancer, Bradley J. Monk and Krishnansu S. Tewaria

4. Endometrial Hyperplasia, Estrogen Therapy, and the Prevention of Endometrial Cancer, Joan L. Walker and Rosemary E. Zuna

5. Adenocarcinoma of the Uterus, William T. Creasman

6. Sarcoma of the Uterus, D. Scott McMeekin

7. Gestational Trophoblastic Disease, John Soper and William T. Creasman

8. Invasive Cancer of the Vulva, Frederick B. Stehman

9. Invasive Cancer of the Vagina and Urethra, Brian M. Slomovitz and Robert L. Coleman

10. The Adnexal Mass and Early Ovarian Cancer, Philip J. DiSaia

11. Epithelial Ovarian Cancer, Larry J. Copeland

12. Germ Cell, Stromal, and Other Ovarian Tumors, Michael A. Bidus, Christopher M. Zahn and
G. Scott Rose

13. Fallopian Tube Cancer, Jan S. Sunde, Keith J. Kaplan and G. Scott Rose

14. Breast Diseases, James V. Fiorica

15. Colorectal and Bladder Cancer, Philip J. DiSaia

16. Cancer in Pregnancy, Krishnansu S. Tewari

17. Complications of Disease and Therapy, Daniel L. Clarke-Pearson

18. Basic Principles of Chemotherapy, Christina S. Chu and Stephen C. Rubin

19. Tumor Immunology, Host Defense Mechanisms, and Biologic Therapy, Philip J. DiSaia

20. Genes and Cancer, David G. Mutch and Philip J. DiSaia

21. Palliative Care and Quality of Life, Bradley J. Monk and Lari Wenzel

22. Role of Laparoscopic Surgery in Gynecologic Malignancies, Robert S.Mannel

23. Epidemiology of Commonly Used Statistical Terms, and Analysis of Clinical Studies, Wendy R. Brewster


A. Staging, William T. Creasman

B. Modified from Common Terminology Criteria for Adverse Events (CTCAE), Philip J. DiSaia

C. Blood Component Therapy, Philip J. DiSaia

D. Suggested Recommendations for Routine Cancer Screening, William T. Creasman

E. Nutritional Therapy, Philip J. DiSaia

F. Basic Principles in Gynecologic Radiotherapy, Catheryn M. Yashar