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1st Edition

Cancer of the Uterus

ISBN 9780824754150
Published December 20, 2004 by CRC Press
552 Pages

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Book Description

The only guide to provide comprehensive coverage of the management of endometrial cancer, as well as cancers in, on, and around the uterus. Studies the impact of diagnostic tools, imaging techniques, and sampling procedures in the evaluation and management of various cancers. Discusses late and advanced stage treatments including radiation and surgery.

Table of Contents

Molecular Biology of Uterine Malignancies. Molecular Epidemiology of Endometrial Cancer. Steroid Receptors in the Normal and Abnormal Endometrium. The Effects of Tamoxifen on the Endometrium. Pathology of Endometrial Adenocarcinoma. Pathology of Uterine Sarcomas. Clinical Evaluation of the Abnormal Uterine Bleeding. Conservative Management of Endometrial Hyperplasia and Early Endometrial Cancer. Molecular Targets in Endometrial Cancer. Surgical Management of Early Endometrial Cancer. The Role of Laparoscopy in the Management of Endometrial Cancer. The Role of Primary Surgery in Advanced Endometrial Cancer. Surgical Management of Recurrent Endometrial Cancer. Radiation Treatment for Early-Stage Endometrial Cancer and Uterine Sarcoma. Radiation Treatment of Advanced or Recurrent Endometrial Cancer. The Role of Chemotherapy and Hormonal Therapy in Endometrial Cancer. Management of Uterine Sarcomas. Hormone Replacement in the Patient with Uterine Malignancy.

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