Get the evidence-based, practical guidance you need to provide state-of-the-art care to women with gynecologic cancers. From diagnosis through medical and surgical management, Berek and Hacker's Gynecologic Oncology, 6th Edition delivers invaluable knowledge and expertise on every aspect of gynecologic malignancies. Ideal for gynecologic oncologists and fellows, general gynecologists, and medical and radiation oncologists, this new edition clearly translates basic science to clinical practice, making it your go-to source for everyday reference.
•Concise, comprehensive coverage ensures your access to current knowledge of general principles, as well as medical and surgical treatment for the full range of gynecologic cancers: cervical, breast, ovarian, vulvar and vaginal, and uterine. •Evidence-based, templated chapters speed you directly to the information you need. •Extensively revised, separate chapters on the latest innovations in laparoscopy and robotics keep you up to date. •Expert authorship, including the expertise of numerous international contributors, keeps you at the forefront of your field and helps you prepare for board exams. •New illustrations and drawings, as well as pathology slides and clinically-relevant diagrams, help you visualize key concepts.
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Contents Section I General Principles 1. Biology & Genetics 2. Biologic, Targeted & Immune Therapies 3. Chemotherapy Michael L. Friedlander, Maurie Markman 4. Radiation Therapy 5. Pathology 6. Epidemiology & Biostatistics 7. Cervical Cancer Screening & Preinvasive Disease
Section II Disease Sites 8. Cervical Cancer 9. Uterine Cancer 10. Ovarian Cancer Tumor Markers & Screening 11. Epithelial Ovarian, Fallopian Tube, Peritoneum 12. Germ Cell & Other Nonepithelial Ovarian Malignancies 13. Vulva Cancer 14. Vaginal Cancer 15. Gestational Trophoblastic Neoplasia 16. Breast 17. Cancer in Pregnancy
Section III Medical and Surgical Topics 18. Preop, Medical Management & Critical Care 19. Nutritional Therapy 20. Surgical Techniques 21. Laparoscopy 22. Robotics 23. Pelvic Exenteration
Section IV Quality of Life 24. Communication Skills 25. Symptom Relief & Palliative Care 26. Psychological Issues