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Advances in Diagnosis and Management of Ovarian Cancer

  • Samir A. Farghaly

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Jennifer Permuth-Wey, Andrea Besharat, Thomas A. Sellers
    Pages 1-21
  3. Christopher A. Friedrich
    Pages 23-31
  4. Brian M. Nolen, Anna E. Lokshin
    Pages 33-58
  5. Purnima Makhija, Naveena Singh
    Pages 59-86
  6. Eleni Ieremia, Naveena Singh
    Pages 87-111
  7. Andrea Tinelli, Sarah Gustapane, Antonio Malvasi, Daniele Vergara, Michele Maffia, Marilena Greco et al.
    Pages 117-136
  8. Anne C. Fischer
    Pages 137-153
  9. John Butler, Alexandra Lawrence
    Pages 173-184
  10. Kate Absolom, Elena Takeuchi, Geoff Hall, Galina Velikova
    Pages 223-239
  11. Sally E. Jensen, David Cella
    Pages 241-260
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 261-270

About this book

Introduction

This volume is an up-to-date resource on the international state-of-the-art in the diagnosis and management of ovarian cancer.  While this devastating disease has been considered mainly a disease of the Western hemisphere, the book moves beyond our conventional understanding and embraces knowledge from around the world. It focuses on recent advances in diagnosis, including genetic screening; improvements and expanded choices in management, such as gene therapy and the optimization of chemotherapeutic agents; and the latest laparoscopic and robotic surgical techniques. Further chapters address histopathologic features of this disease,  and related psychosocial and quality of-life-issues.

The book is aimed at the wide range of practitioners who care for patients with ovarian cancer and researchers who study the disease:  general surgeons, surgical oncologists, gynecological oncologists, medical oncologists, pediatric oncologists, gynecological pathologists, gynecologists, gynecological cancer epidemiologists, gynecological onco-psychologist, genetic counselors, geneticists, and cancer research scientists.

Keywords

Cancer Epidemiology Epithelial Genetic Risk Ovarian

Editors and affiliations

  • Samir A. Farghaly
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Obstetrics and GynecologyWeill Cornell Medical College, The New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center, Cornell UniversityNew YorkUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-8271-0
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4614-8270-3
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4614-8271-0
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