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Gynecologic Cancer

Controversies in Management

This brand-new reference provides an excellent resource for specialists who deal with cancers of the female reproductive tract. An international group of authors focus on management controversies and present sections on complications of cancer treatment, surgical techniques, and symptom management. Additional coverage addresses the psychological impact of cancer diagnosis, fertility and gynecologic cancer, and quality of life issues.

Gynecologic Oncologists, Medical Oncologists, Radiation Oncologists, Pathologists

Hardbound, 1044 Pages

Published: May 2004

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-443-07142-3


  • Cancers of the Vagina, Vulva, and Cervix

    1. Epidemiology of Vulvar, Vaginal, and Cervical Cancers
    2. Screening, Diagnosis, and Staging of Cervical Cancer
    3. Pathology of Vulvar, Vaginal, and Cervical Cancers
    4. Molecular Biology of Vulvar, Vaginal, and Cervical Cancers
    5. Preinvasive Diseases of the Vulva, Vagina, and Cervix
    6. Early Stage Vulvar Cancer
    7. Advanced Stage Vulvar Cancer
    8. Vaginal Cancer
    9. Treatment of Recurrent Vaginal, Vulvar, and Cervical Cancers
    10. Microinvasive Cervical Cancer
    11. Adenocarcinoma of the Cervix
    12. Early Stage Cervical Cancer
    13. Late Stage Cervical Cancer

    Cancers of the Uterine Corpus

    14. Epidemiology of Uterine Cancers
    15. Pathology of Uterine Cancers
    16. Molecular Biology of Cancers of the Uterine Corpus
    17. Screening, Diagnosis, and Staging of Endometrial Cancer
    18. Hyperplasias of the Endometrium
    19. Management of Early Stage Endometrial Cancer
    20. Management of Advanced Endometrial Cancer
    21. Treatment of Recurrent Endometrial Cancer: Chemotherapy, Hormonal Therapy, and Radiotherapy
    22. Primary Treatment of Uterine Sarcomas
    23. Treatment of Recurrent Uterine Sarcomas

    Cancers of the Ovary, Fallopian Tube, and Peritoneum

    24. Epidemiology of Ovarian, Primary Peritoneal, and Fallopian Tube Cancers
    25. Screening and Diagnosis of Ovarian Cancer – High Risk
    26. Screening and Diagnosis of Ovarian Cancer – General Population
    27. Pathology of Ovarian, Primary Peritoneal, and Fallopian Tube Cancers
    28. Molecular Biology and Molecular Genetics of Ovarian, Primary Peritoneal, and Fallopian Tube Cancers
    29. Primary Surgery for Ovarian Cancer
    30. Adjuvant Treatment for Early Stage Epithelial Ovarian Cancer
    31. Primary Chemotherapy for Advanced Epithelial Ovarian Cancer
    32. Decision Making in the Management of Recurrent Epithelial Ovarian Cancer
    33. Secondary Surgery for Epithelial Ovarian Cancer
    34. Chemotherapy for Refractory Epithelial Ovarian Cancer
    35. Dose Intensity in the Treatment of Ovarian Cancer
    36. Hormonal Treatment of Ovarian Cancer
    37. Malignant Ovarian Germ Cell Tumors
    38. Ovarian Sex Cord-Stromal Tumors
    39. Ovarian Sarcomas
    40. Borderline Ovarian Tumors
    41. Peritoneal Cancer
    42. Primary Fallopian Tube Cancer

    Gestational Trophoblastic Disease

    43. Epidemiology and Molecular Biology and Genetics of Gestational Trophoblastic Disease
    44. Management of Gestational Trophoblastic Disease

    Complications of Cancer Treatment

    45. Management of Complications of Surgery
    46. Management of Complications of Radiotherapy
    47. Management of Complications of Chemotherapy

    Surgical Techniques

    48. Perioperative Care
    49. Lymphatic Mapping of the Female Genital Tract
    50. Vaginal Reconstruction in Pelvic Exenteration
    51. Urinary Conduits in the Practice of Gynecologic Oncology
    52. The Role of Laparoscopy in the Management of Gynecologic Cancers

    Symptom Management

    53. Pain Control in Patients with Gynecologic Cancer
    54. Management of Intestinal Obstruction in the Terminal Patient and Management of Ascites
    55. Death and Dying

    Life During and After Cancer Treatment: Physical, Psychosocial, and Sexual Health

    56.The Gynecologic Cancer Patient and Her Family
    57. Sexuality and Gynecologic Cancer
    58. Fertility and Gynecologic Cancer
    59. Quality of Life in the Gynecologic Cancer Patient
    60. Menopause and Hormone Replacement Therapy


    61. Investigational Approaches to the Treatment of Gynecologic Cancers
    62. Hereditary Gynecologic Cancer Syndromes
    63. Tumor Markers in the Diagnosis and Management of Gynecologic Cancers
    64. Bioethics
    65. Biostatistics and Clinical Trials
    66. Prevention of Gynecologic Malignancies
    67. Gynecologic Cancer in Pregnancy
    68. Melanoma of the Female Genital Tract
    69. Interventional Radiology in the Management of Gynecologic Cancers
    70. Biologic Therapy of Gynecologic Malignancies
    71. Imaging of Gynecologic Malignancies


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