Gynecologic Cancer

CoverThe MD Anderson Cancer Care Series: Gynecologic Cancer. Edited by Patricia J. Eifel, David M. Gershenson, John J. Kavanagh, and Elvio G. Silva. New York: Springer-Verlag, 2006. 311 pages. Softcover. ISBN 0-387-28794-9.

Gynecologic Cancer is the fourth volume in the MD Anderson Cancer Care Series, featuring the current standard approach to gynecologic cancer care from the experts at MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Designed for the practicing oncologist, this clinical guidebook allows for quick, authoritative access to the latest and best multimodality therapies. Topics covered in this volume include primary prevention and early detection, preinvasive diseases of female lower genital tract, pathology and imaging of gynecologic malignancies, treatment of vaginal, cervical, endometrial, uterine cancers. Discussions also address fertility-sparing options for treatment of women with gynecologica cancers as well as sexuality in women with gyn malignancies. Each of the 20 chapters ends with an up-to-date list of suggested readings, as well as "key practice points" highlighting the most principles and practices of each chapter for at-a-glance reference. More than 80 illustrations complement the text. This thorough, practical volume is the essential clinical guide for the oncologists, surgeons, and all physicians involved in the care of patients with gynecologic cancer.

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