Key Features

  • Presents a balanced, global perspective of practice through an international team of medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, and gynecologic oncologists.
  • Highlights controversies discussed throughout with a question box at the beginning of each chapter.
  • Features full-chapter coverage devoted to complications of cancer treatment.
  • Presents full-chapter coverage of hot topics in the field including Primary Chemotherapy for Advanced Epithelial Ovarian Cancer Ÿ Urinary Conduits in the Practice of Gynecologic Oncology Ÿ Fertility and Gynecologic Cancer Ÿ Hereditary Gynecologic Cancer Syndromes Ÿ Prevention of Gynecologic Malignancies.

Table of Contents

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. Secon

Details

No. of pages:
1044
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2004
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
Print ISBN:
9780443071423
Electronic ISBN:
9780702036361

About the authors

David Gershenson

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor & Chairman, J. Taylor Wharton, MD Distinguished, Chair in Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Gynecologic Oncology & Reproductive Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas

William McGuire

Affiliations and Expertise

Clinical Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Mississippi School of Medicine, Jackson, MS

Martin Gore

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant Medical Oncologist