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Uterine Cancer

1st Edition

Edited by David M. Luesley, Frank Lawton, Andrew Berchuck

CRC Press

320 pages | 9 B/W Illus.

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Description

This authoritative reference 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-analyzing patterns of disease presentation as population demographics change and considering the challenges this will place on future healthcare procedures.

Table of 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 and Directions. Future Developments in Surgery. Future Developments in Radiation Therapy. Future Developments in Chemotherapy. Future Developments in Endocrine Therapy. Future Developments in Molecular Medicine. Future Developments in Multimodality Treatment

Subject Categories

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