Clinical Gynecologic Oncology
Discusses the practical aspects of the clinical presentation and management of gynaecologic cancer and related subjects. This book is aimed at all ... Show synopsis Discusses the practical aspects of the clinical presentation and management of gynaecologic cancer and related subjects. This book is aimed at all physicians who are interested in this field and are responsible for female cancer patients with problems of the reproductive system. Features new to this edition include expanded concepts on the malignant potential of varying types of endometrial hyperplasia; updating of surgical pathological data on the spread pattern of corpus cancer; updated and revised decision tree in the management of gestational trophoblastic disease with an algorithm; expanded discussion of the management of early invasive cancer of the vulva; introduction of the open implant technique in the management of vaginal carcinoma; refined guidelines for proper staging of early ovarian cancer; an update on new drugs for advanced ovarian cancer with expanded discussion of mechanisms of action of various chemotherapeutic agents; an expanded discussion of the role of screening in ovarian cancer; the latest data on breast and colon cancer screening and early detection; a totally revised chapter on host defence mechanisms including a brief discussion of oncogenes; and updated or new tables, algorithms, charts and diagrams.