1. Epidemiology of Ovarian Cancer: An Update.- 2. Genetic Risks of Ovarian Cancer.- 3. Management of Hereditary Ovarian-Breast Cancer.- 4. Ovarian Cancer Screening and Early Detection.- 5. Surface Epithelial Tumors of the Ovary.- 6. Pathology of Non Epithelial Malignancies of the Ovary.- 7. Strategies for the Management of Ovarian Cancer.- 8. Ovarian Cancer in the Pediatric Population.- 9. Management of Patients with Early-Stage Ovarian Cancer.- 10. Treatment of Advanced-Stage Ovarian Cancer.- 11. Diagnosis and Management of Epithelial Ovarian Cancer with Peritoneal Metastases.- 12. Targeted Molecular Therapy for Patients with Ovarian Cancer.- 13. Psychological Aspects of Hereditary and Non-Hereditary Ovarian Cancer.- 14. Quality of Life in Patients with Ovarian Cancer.
Ovarian Cancer: Advances in Diagnosis and Management presents unique international perspectives on this devastating disease. While ovarian cancer has mainly been considered a disease of the Western hemisphere, this book moves beyond our conventional understanding and embraces knowledge from around the world. The focus is on recent advances in diagnosis, including genetic screening, and improvements and expanded choices in management, such as the optimization of chemotherapeutic agents, gene therapy, and the latest laparoscopic and robotic surgical techniques. Further chapters address psychosocial and quality-of-life issues. This book is an excellent resource on the international state-of-the-art in the diagnosis and management of ovarian cancer and is aimed at oncologists, gynecologists, and fellows.
Current and emerging practices in the diagnosis and management of ovarian cancer from distinguished experts worldwide
Unique international contribution to the literature
Leading edge topics, including advances in genetic screening, chemotherapy, gene therapy, laparoscopy, and robotic surgery
Up-to-date resource for the broad range of practitioners who care for these patients and for researchers who study this disease