This brand-new reference provides an excellent resource for specialists who deal with cancers of the female reproductive tract. An international group of authors focus on management controversies and present sections on complications of cancer treatment, surgical techniques, and symptom management. Additional coverage addresses the psychological impact of cancer diagnosis, fertility and gynecologic cancer, and quality of life issues.
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.
By David M. Gershenson, MD, Professor and Chairman, Anderson Clinical Faculty Chair for Cancer Treatment and Research; Director, Blanton-Davis Ovarian Cancer Research Program, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX; William P. McGuire, MD, Clinical Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Mississippi School of Medicine, Jackson, MS; Martin Gore; Michael J. Quinn; and Gillian Thomas
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