Clinical Gynecologic Oncology, by Drs. Di Saia and Creasman, is the leading medical reference book geared toward helping you improve gynecologic cancer outcomes. You'll see how to take advantage of the latest advances in early detection and improved treatment options for gynecologic cancers, especially uterine and cervical cancers, equipping you with the skills you need to provide effective and compassionate care for your patients.
Easily identify and absorb key information with outlines beginning each chapter.
Choose the best management plan for each patient using algorithms throughout the book.
New to this Edition
Stay at the forefront of your field thanks to new chapters on Genetic Counseling and Clinical Management of Inherited Disease; Molecular Genetics; and Minimally Invasive Surgery, plus sweeping updates covering all the latest advances.
Find everything you need to face your daily challenges with appendices covering staging, screening, nutritional therapy, toxicity criteria, blood component therapy, and radiation therapy.
Locate answers fast with a chapter organization based on cancer type and size.
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1. Preinvasive Disease of the Cervix 2. Preinvasive Disease of the Vagina and Vulva and Related Disorders 3. Invasive Cervical Cancer 4. Endometrial Hyperplasia, Estrogen Therapy, and the Prevention of Endometrial Cancer 5. Adenocarcinoma of the Uterine Corpus 6. Sarcoma of the Uterus 7. Gestational Trophoblastic Disease 8. Invasive Cancer of the Vulva 9. Invasive Cancer of the Vagina MAN 10. The Adnexal Mass 11. Epithelial Ovarian Cancer 12. Germ Cell, Stromal, and Other Ovarian Tumors 13. Fallopian Tube Cancer 14. Breast Diseases 15. Cancer in Pregnancy 16. Complications of Disease and Therapy 17. Basic Principles of Chemotherapy 18. Targeted Therapy and Molecular Genetics 19. Genes and Cancer: Genetic Counseling and Clinical Management 20. Palliative Care and Quality of Life Role of Minimally Invasive Surgery in Gynecologic Malignancies 22. Epidemiology of Commonly Used Statistical Terms and Analysis of Clinical Studies 23. Basic Principles in Gynecologic Radiotherapy
Appendices A. Staging B. Modified from Common Terminology Criteria for Adverse Events (CTCAE) C. Blood Component Therapy D. Suggested Recommendations for Routine Cancer Screening E. Nutritional Therapy
By Philip J. DiSaia, MD, The Dorothy Marsh Chair in Reproductive Biology, Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of California, Irvine College of Medicine, Irvine, California, UCI Medical Center, Orange, California and William T. Creasman, MD, Sims-Hester Professor and Chairman, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
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"For those who do not have an old edition and are interested gynecological oncology, this is an excellent book. For those training in the subspeciality, the authors of the various chapters have updated the basic and necessary knowledge, and for senior consultants in the field of gynecological oncology it is certainly worth taking a look at the new edition."
Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica, March 2014