Key Features

  • Easily identify and absorb key information with outlines beginning each chapter.
  • Choose the best management plan for each patient using algorithms throughout the book.

Table of Contents

    1. Preinvasive Disease of the Cervix
    2. Preinvasive Disease of the Vagina and Vulva and Related Disorders
    3. Invasive Cervical Cancer
    4. Endometrial Hyperplasia, Estrogen Therapy, and the Prevention of Endometrial Cancer
    5. Adenocarcinoma of the Uterine Corpus
    6. Sarcoma of the Uterus
    7. Gestational Trophoblastic Disease
    8. Invasive Cancer of the Vulva
    9. Invasive Cancer of the Vagina MAN
    10. The Adnexal Mass
    11. Epithelial Ovarian Cancer
    12. Germ Cell, Stromal, and Other Ovarian Tumors
    13. Fallopian Tube Cancer
    14. Breast Diseases
    15. Cancer in Pregnancy
    16. Complications of Disease and Therapy
    17. Basic Principles of Chemotherapy
    18. Targeted Therapy and Molecular Genetics
    19. Genes and Cancer: Genetic Counseling and Clinical Management
    20. Palliative Care and Quality of Life Role of Minimally Invasive Surgery in Gynecologic Malignancies
    22. Epidemiology of Commonly Used Statistical Terms and Analysis of Clinical Studies
    23. Basic Principles in Gynecologic Radiotherapy

    A. Staging
    B. Modified from Common Terminology Criteria for Adverse Events (CTCAE)
    C. Blood Component Therapy
    D. Suggested Recommendations for Routine Cancer Screening
    E. Nutritional Therapy


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About the authors

Philip DiSaia

Affiliations and Expertise

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

Affiliations and Expertise

Sims-Hester Professor and Chairman, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC