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Synopsis of Key Gynecologic Oncology Trials

1st Edition

By Malte Renz, Elisabeth Diver, Whitfield Growdon, Oliver Dorigo

CRC Press

170 pages

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Description

This text is a fast and convenient overview of the key clinical trials in gynecologic cancer treatment, setting out the evidence base of any treatment decision in ovarian, cervical, uterine and vulval cancer. Residents and trainees will find this an indispensable reference for revision, but existing practitioners will also welcome this as a clarification of the evidence for treatment options.

Key Features:

  • Covers surgical treatments
  • Covers adjuvant therapies
  • Covers treatment in the metastatic setting

Table of Contents

  1. Preface
  2. Uterine Malignancies
  3. Endometrial Carcinoma

    Studies addressing surgical treatment

    Lymph node assessment

    Studies addressing adjuvant therapy

    Radiation

    Chemoradiation

    Chemotherapy

    Studies addressing treatment of recurrent endometrial carcinoma

    Hormonal therapy

    Chemotherapy

    Targeted therapy

    Immunotherapy

    Uterine Carcinosarcoma

    Studies addressing prognosticators

    Studies addressing adjuvant treatment

    Studies addressing treatment of advanced/ recurrent uterine carcinosarcoma

    Uterine Leiomyosarcoma

    Studies addressing adjuvant treatment of early stage uterine leiomyosarcoma

    Studies addressing treatment of advanced uterine leiomyosarcoma

    References

  4. Ovarian Malignancies
  5. Epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC)

    Studies addressing upfront surgery

    Studies addressing adjuvant therapy

    Studies addressing neoadjuvant therapy

    Studies addressing prediction of debulking

    Studies addressing time point of treatment of recurrence

    Studies addressing treatment of recurrent ovarian cancer, platinum-sensitive

    Chemotherapy and targeted therapy

    Secondary debulking surgery

    Studies addressing treatment of recurrent ovarian cancer, platinum-resistant

    Chemotherapy and targeted therapy

    Immunotherapy

    Mucinous epithelial ovarian cancer

    Ovarian Germ Cell Tumors (GCT)

    Ovarian Sex Cord-Stromal Tumors (SCT)

    References

  6. Cervical Cancer
  7. Studies addressing surgical treatment

    Studies addressing adjuvant therapy

    Studies addressing primary chemoradiation therapy

    Studies addressing treatment of recurrent or metastatic cervical cancer

    Chemotherapy and targeted therapy

    Immunotherapy

    References

  8. Vulvar Cancer
  9. Studies addressing surgical treatment

    Lymph node assessment

    Studies addressing chemoradiation of advanced vulvar cancer

    References

  10. Gestational Trophoblastic Neoplasia (GTN)
  11. Studies addressing surgical treatment

    Studies addressing chemotherapy in low-risk GTN

    Studies addressing (chemo)therapy in high-risk GTN

    References

  12. Glossary

About the Authors

Malte Renz, MD, PhD, is Gynecologic Oncology Fellow, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, having previously worked as Resident Physician at the ObGyn Department, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, and Adjunct Scientist at the Section of Organelle Biology, National Institute of Child Health and Human

Development, NIH, Bethesda.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED000000
MEDICAL / General
MED033000
MEDICAL / Gynecology & Obstetrics
MED062000
MEDICAL / Oncology
MED071000
MEDICAL / Pharmacology