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Uterine Cancer
edited by David M. Luesley

Uterine Cancer compiles the latest studies on the epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment of uterine cancer and offers an extensive review of the molecular pathogenesis of endometrial and uterine disorders.

Features:

  • Discusses how modern imaging techniques can be utilized in patient assessment and management
  • Debates the routine follow-up of treated cases, proposes models of aftercare, and studies risk factors for relapsed disease
  • Offers a critical assessment of the current literature on screening and disease outcomes
  • Includes an up-to-date section on modern radiotherapy in both a primary and adjuvant role
  • Presents a thorough re-evaluation of the role of surgery in corpus cancer and how this has evolved according to evidence from clinical trials
  • Charts the development and utilization of laparoscopic techniques
  • Details issues related to hormone replacement therapy
  • Considers the increasing use of specialized assessment clinics to evaluate postmenopausal bleeding

Contents

  • Epidemiology
  • The Case for and Against Screening for Endometrial Cancer
  • Pathology of Endometrial Hyperplasia and Neoplasia
  • Pathology of Uterine Sarcomas
  • Molecular Genetics of Uterine Tumors
  • Clinical Presentation and Investigation I: The One Stop Clinic
  • Endometrial Sampling and Hysteroscopy
  • Clinical Presentation and Investigation II: Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Primary Surgery
  • Radiotherapy
  • Chemotherapy
  • Minimal Access Surgery in Endometrial Cancer
  • Follow-up and Detection of Relapsed Disease
  • The Role of Surgery in Advanced and relapsed Disease
  • The Relationship between Endometrial and Other Cancers
  • HRT and Uterine Tumors
  • Future Developments in Radiation Therapy
  • Future Developments in Chemotherapy
  • Future Developments in Endocrine Therapy
  • Future Developments in Molecular Medicine
  • Future Developments in Multimodality Treatment

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Uterine Cancer
edited by David M. Luesley
2005 320 pages $228.95 + shipping
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