Molecular Pathology of Gynecologic Cancer

  • Antonio Giordano
  • Alessandro Bovicelli
  • Robert J. Kurman

Part of the Current Clinical Oncology book series (CCO)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Giuseppina D’Andrilli, Alessandro Bovicelli, Antonio Giordano
      Pages 3-14
  3. Ovarian Cancer

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 15-15
    2. Ie-Ming Shih, Robert J. Kurman
      Pages 17-28
  4. Endometrial Cancer

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 49-49
    2. Richard J. Zaino
      Pages 51-72
    3. George L. Mutter
      Pages 73-90
    4. Lora Hedrick Ellenson
      Pages 91-100
  5. Cervical Cancer

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 101-101
    2. Valeria Masciullo, Antonio Giordano
      Pages 113-123
    3. Hannah H. Alphs, T-C Wu, Richard B. S. Roden
      Pages 125-154
  6. Gestational Trophoblastic Disease

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 155-155
    2. Ie-Ming Shih, Robert J. Kurman
      Pages 157-166
  7. Hereditary Issues in Gynecological Cancer

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 167-167
    2. Christina S. Chu, Stephen C. Rubin
      Pages 169-193
    3. Henry T. Lynch, Murray Joseph Casey, Joseph A. Knezetic, Trudy G. Shaw, Jane E. Lynch, Chhanda Bewtra
      Pages 195-216
  8. The Multidisciplinary Therapeutic Approach to Gynecological Cancer in the New Millenium

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 217-217
    2. Alessandro Bovicelli, Pier Paolo Claudio, Antonio Giordano
      Pages 219-221
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 223-226

About this book


Molecular Pathology of Gynecologic Cancer focuses on putting successful molecular strategies into practice for the treatment of gynecologic cancer. The volume begins with an explication of the editors’ hypothesis that cancer is mainly a disease of the cell cycle, based on the deregulation of the physiological process of cell reproduction. The following eleven chapters focus on specific issues in gynecologic cancers, including: a proposed model of ovarian serous carcinogenesis, molecular markers for ovarian epithelial cancer, an overview of the pathology of endometrial cancer, molecular genetic aspects of endometrial carcinoma and cervical cancer, a natural history of Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) as it relates to cervical cancer, and hereditary issues in gynecologic cancers. The concluding chapter proposes and outlines a holistic approach to the treatment of female cancer patients. This new volume in Humana’s Current Clinical Oncology™ series will be necessary reading for clinicians and experimental researchers alike.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Antonio Giordano
    • 1
    • 2
  • Alessandro Bovicelli
    • 1
    • 3
  • Robert J. Kurman
    • 4
  1. 1.Sbarro Institute for Cancer Research and Molecular MedicineTemple UniversityPhiladelphia
  2. 2.Departments of Human Pathology and OncologyUniversity of SienaSienaItaly
  3. 3.Department of Obstetrics and GynecologyUniversity of BolognaBolognaItaly
  4. 4.Departments of Gynecology-Obstetrics and PathologyJohns Hopkins UniversityBaltimore

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Humana Press Inc. 2007
  • Publisher Name Humana Press
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-58829-453-1
  • Online ISBN 978-1-59745-346-2
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