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Gynecological Oncology

Basic Principles and Clinical Practice

  • Features clinical cases illustrating best practice in a range of scenarios

  • Details the latest applicable evidence-based management strategies

  • Key points in each chapter are highlighted to assist the reader in identifying the key areas covered

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Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii
  2. Approach to a Case of Gynae Oncology

    • Bindiya Gupta, Kavita Singh
    Pages 1-9
  3. Consent and Communication Skills in Management of Gynaeoncology

    • Aarti Lakhiani, Sudha Sundar
    Pages 19-26
  4. Holistic Approach Towards Managing Patients in Case Management in Gynaeoncology

    • Audrey Fong Lien Kwong, Catherine Spencer, Sudha Sundar
    Pages 27-34
  5. Clinical Evidence in Gynaeoncology: Sources and Application

    • Elaine Leung, Sudha Sundar
    Pages 35-49
  6. Techniques of Enhanced Recovery in Post Operative Care

    • Shweta Sharma, Bindiya Gupta
    Pages 61-72
  7. Surgical Complications in Gynaecological Oncology

    • Kavita Singh, Bindiya Gupta
    Pages 73-85
  8. Minor Procedures in Gynaecological Oncology

    • Felicia Elena Buruiana, Rajendra Gujar, Bindiya Gupta
    Pages 87-105
  9. Chemotherapy in Gynaecological Cancers and Newer Developments

    • Michael Tilby, Sarah Williams, Jennifer Pascoe
    Pages 123-138
  10. Hormonal Treatment in Gynaecological Malignancies

    • Anastasios Tranoulis, Indrajit N. Fernando
    Pages 139-146
  11. Radiation Protocols Relevant for Gynaecological Oncology and Management of Complications

    • Beshar Allos, Indrajit N. Fernando, Nawaz Walji
    Pages 147-160
  12. Palliative Care in Gynaecologic Oncology

    • Seema Singhal, Milind Arolker, Rakesh Garg
    Pages 161-171
  13. Clinical Interpretation of Immunohistochemistry in Gynaecological Cancers

    • William Boyle, Matthew Evans, Josefa Vella
    Pages 173-191
  14. Genomics in Gynaecological Cancer: What the Clinician Needs to Know

    • Anca Oniscu, Ayoma Attygalle, Anthony Williams
    Pages 193-206
  15. Role of Genetics in Gynaecological Cancers

    • Ashwin Kalra, Monika Sobocan, Dan Reisel, Ranjit Manchanda
    Pages 207-219

About this book

'This book, Gynecological Oncology-Basic Principles and Clinical Practice, is a detailed resource. It gives relevant principles to help successfully utilize the latest diagnostic methodologies and management strategies in all aspects of gynecologic oncology. It deals with practical tips and evidence on core topics such as surgical practices, chemotherapy, radiation and palliative care in oncology which help with skill enhancement and improve understanding. Besides, laying the foundation for management of clinical gynecological oncology, it promotes lateral thinking, a holistic approach and is useful in daily practice as a go-to for practitioners and academics with teaching commitments.


  • Ovarian cancer
  • Cervical cancer
  • Endometrial cancer
  • Gynaecological sarcoma
  • Carcinosarcoma

Editors and Affiliations

  • Pan Birmingham Gynaecology Cancer Centre, City Hospital, Birmingham, UK

    Kavita Singh

  • Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, University College of Medical Sciences & Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, Delhi, India

    Bindiya Gupta

About the editors

Miss Kavita Singh is an experienced clinician working in a reputed busy cancer centre in UK based at Pan Birmingham Gynaecology Cancer Centre. She is the clinical lead for surgical delivery of care for all types of gynaecological cancers and is also the Program Director for subspecialty training in Gynaeoncology. She is well known in UK for her surgical performance and surgical training skills and attracts trainees to come and train under her from UK and abroad.  She is a keen teacher with immense clinical experience and has achieved the best survival outcomes in Gynaecological oncology care in UK for her centre.

She has innovated several surgical techniques in her clinical practice and her complex surgical expertise attracts referrals from UK and abroad. She communicates well and has presented in several professional meetings.

She has contributed several book chapters and has been the subeditor for Gynaecological oncology sections in books and published several papers in peer reviewed journals. She is a reviewer for several journals and holds regular training courses in anatomy and surgical techniques. Her training experience extends from having worked in India, UK, France, Africa and USA. She is well recognised in her NHS performance by obtaining several clinical excellence awards.

Dr Bindiya Gupta works as Associate Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology at UCMS & GTB Hospital, Delhi, India. She completed her fellowship in gynaecologic Oncology from Pan Birmingham Gynaecology Cancer Centre, Birmingham, UK under the Commonwealth exchange program. She is an editor of 5 books, has more than 75 indexed publications in national & international journals of repute and has contributed several chapters in books. She is also a reviewer of several international journals and has received several awards including the FIGO award for best paper from a developing country.  She is an active member of various organizations like ISCCP, AOGIN-India etc. and has delivered lectures in various national and international conferences..

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Gynecological Oncology

  • Book Subtitle: Basic Principles and Clinical Practice

  • Editors: Kavita Singh, Bindiya Gupta

  • DOI:

  • Publisher: Springer Cham

  • eBook Packages: Medicine, Medicine (R0)

  • Copyright Information: The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2022

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-030-94109-3

  • eBook ISBN: 978-3-030-94110-9

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XII, 266

  • Number of Illustrations: 8 b/w illustrations, 49 illustrations in colour

  • Topics: Gynecology, Radiation Oncology

Buying options

eBook USD 149.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-3-030-94110-9
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Hardcover Book USD 199.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)