Gynaecological Oncology

Gynaecological Oncology

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Providing a thorough and up-to-date overview of the full range of gynaecological cancers, Gynaecological Oncology is a concise introduction, particularly useful for trainees working towards postgraduate examinations. The first section includes introductory chapters on epidemiology, screening and prevention, imaging, pathology, surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, and palliation. The second part of the book covers the gynaecological cancer types in turn; each chapter following a similar format looking at clinical issues, staging, and principles of management. Where appropriate, flow-charts and diagrams are used to help the reader assimilate complex information. A chapter is devoted to decision-making, addressing those issues clinicians and women face when deciding on optimal management in given clinical scenarios. The book is practically based and is enhanced by highlighting learning points, management algorithms and clinical images. This is an invaluable resource for all doctors and allied health professionals dealing with women with gynaecological cancers.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 248 pages
  • 158 x 234 x 16mm | 539.77g
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 40 b/w illus. 14 tables
  • 0521730244
  • 9780521730242
  • 1,806,185

Table of contents

1. Epidemiology of gynaecological cancers Anjum Memon; 2. Screening and prevention of gynaecological cancers Ranjit Manchanda and Ian J. Jacobs; 3. Pathology of gynaecological cancers Mark J. Arends; 4. Imaging in gynaecological oncology Nyree Griffin and Evis Sala; 5. Surgery for gynaecological cancers Alan Farthing; 6. Radiation therapy for gynaecological cancers Charlotte Coles; 7. Systemic therapies for gynaecological cancers Helena M. Earl; 8. Palliative care for gynaecological oncology Sara Booth; 9. Ovarian cancer Robin Crawford and Yin-Ling Woo; 10. Endometrial cancer Cathrine Holland; 11. Cervical and vaginal cancer Ahmed Ahmed, Li Tee Tan and Mahmood I. Shafi; 12. Vulvar cancer Peter Baldwin; 13. Gynaecological sarcomas John Latimer and Helena M. Earl; 14. Gestational trophoblastic disease and ovarian germ cell tumours Neil J. Sebire and Michael J. Seckl; 15. Decision-making in oncology Li Tee Tan and Helena M. Earl; Appendix 1. WHO performance scale/ASA grading; Appendix 2. Incidence and mortality data; Appendix 3. Staging - FIGO; TNM; Pictorial diagrams; Appendix 4. Useful addresses/websites; Index.
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Review quote

'... comprehensive and easy to read ... will be beneficial to trainees as an introduction to the management of gynaecological cancers.' The Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
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About Mahmood I. Shafi

Mahmood I. Shafi is Consultant Gynaecological Surgeon & Oncologist, Department of Gynaecological Oncology, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge University Hospitals, Cambridge, UK. Helena Earl is Reader in Clinical Cancer Medicine and Honorary Consultant in Medical Oncology, University of Cambridge Department of Oncology, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge University Hospitals, Cambridge, UK. Li Tee Tan is Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Oncology Centre, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust, Cambridge, UK.
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