eBook Principles and Practice of Gynecologic Oncology, 6th Edition

  • Richard Barakat
  • Published By: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • ISBN-10: 1469831481
  • ISBN-13: 9781469831480
  • DDC: 616.99
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 1118 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released March 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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Today, multidisciplinary approaches to treatment are at the heart of cancer care. They offer improved clinical outcomes, new possibilities in patient quality of life, and enable the development of true innovation in individualized treatment. To accurately reflect this modern day approach to cancer care, the content of the 6th edition of Principles And Practice Of Gynecologic Oncology was written entirely by surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, and pathologists. New to the editorial team, Dr. Andrew Berchuck has made significant contributions to the understanding of the molecular pathogenesis of ovarian and endometrial cancer in the book's content. Every chapter of this book has been either completely rewritten or extensively updated to ensure that everyone involved in treating women with gynecologic cancer will have the most comprehensive and up-to-date information on the subject. Traditionally available as a printed textbook, now it comes with a completely revamped digital experience, powered by Inkling!

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contributing Authors.
1: Etiology, Prevention, and Molecular Biology.
2: Epidemiology of Gynecologic Cancers.
3: Molecular Pathogenesis of Gynecologic Cancers.
4: Hereditary Gynecologic Cancers.
5: Invasion, Metastasis, and Angiogenesis.
6: Development and Identification of Tumor Serum Markers.
7: Cancer Prevention Strategies.
8: Preinvasive Disease of the Lower Genital Tract.
9: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Modalities.
10: Perioperative and Critical Care.
11: Surgical Principles in Gynecologic Oncology.
12: Minimally Invasive Surgery in Gynecologic Cancer.
13: Diagnostic Imaging.
14: Biologic and Physical Principles of Radiation Oncology.
15: Principles of Chemotherapy in Gynecologic Cancer.
16: Pharmacology and Therapeutics in Gynecologic Cancer.
17: Immunotherapy of Gynecologic Malignancies.
18: Hormones and Human Malignancies.
19: Clinical Trials Methodology and Biostatistics.
20: Comparative Effectiveness Research in Gynecologic Oncology.
21: Disease Sites.
22: Vulva.
23: Vagina.
24: Cervix.
25: Corpus: Epithelial Tumors.
26: Corpus: Mesenchymal Tumors.
27: Epithelial Ovarian Cancer.
28: Ovarian Germ Cell Tumors.
29: Ovarian Sex Cord–stromal Tumors.
30: Gestational Trophoblastic Disease: Molar Pregnancy and Gestational Trophoblastic Neoplasia.
31: Special Management Topics.
32: Breast Cancer.
33: Management of Infections in Patients with Gynecologic Malignancy.
34: Management of Acute and Chronic Complications of Gynecologic Cancer Treatment.
35: Management of Pain.
36: Nutrition Support of Patients with Gynecologic Cancer.
37: Quality-of-life Issues in Gynecologic Oncology.
38: End-of-life Care.