robert e. bristow
new to the third edition are chapters on preoperative risk stratification, regional therapeutics and peritonectomy procedures, and quality assurance relating to ovarian cancer surgery. this comprehensive text is essential reading for all practitioners working with patients with ovarian cancers.show more
philip j. disaia
jay k. harness
this book provides the essence of primary breast cancer care, particularly its individualization with novel therapeutic concepts and strategies, and will greatly benefit physicians and clinical investigators in breast cancer institutions.show more
in addition, since publication of the previous edition, the results of numerous adjuvant systemic therapy and neo-adjuvant systemic therapy trials have been published, and this edition provides a comprehensive overview of these trials and discusses how they have changed the management of breast cancer. similarly, there have been, in the last few years, important new developments in the local therapy of breast cancer. this edition discusses these new developments and particularly recent developments and controversies concerning the management of the axilla in patients with primary breast cancer. new guidelines with respect to radiotherapy are also reviewed and discussed. finally, all chapters in the book are thoroughly revised and updated to provide readers with current understanding of the biology and treatment of breast cancer.show more
lida a. mina
dr robert e bristow md
part 2 consists of the extirpative procedures organized by system, physiology, and anatomic region in a text and atlas format. the detailed illustrations are complemented by operative photographs that emphasize the practical or "how-to" aspects of each procedure. part 3 includes comprehensive coverage of the full range of reconstructive procedures and surgical options available to optimize patient outcomes, as well as a chapter on rehabilitation, quality of life issues, and symptom management.show more
freyer, gilles (ed.)
this practical book provides up-to-date information on the particular features of ovarian cancer in older women and the best management approach. the full range of relevant topics is covered. guidance is provided on geriatric assessment, screening, pathology, diagnosis, and follow-up. the various treatment options are carefully explained, covering surgical approaches, chemotherapy as a first-line strategy, the use of anti-angiogenic agents, and treatment of relapse. the cognitive problems that may arise in elderly women during and after treatment of ovarian cancer are documented, with advice on response. guidance is also provided on the design of clinical trials, and current directions in biological research are reviewed. this book will be of value to both practitioners and researchers with an interest in ovarian cancer and the elderly.
aydiner, adnan, ci, abdullah, soran, atilla (eds.)
this first of two volumes provides and in-depth account of breast disease characteristics, imaging and diagnosis. covering from breast anatomy and tumor biology to benign and malignant lesions this is an indispensable companion for breast specialists, medical oncologists, radiologists and pathologists. the book is organised in themed parts exploring topics such as epidemiology, risk factors, genetic biomarkers, pathological evaluation of tumors and biopsy techniques.
with a high number of colored illustrations and edited by highly experienced clinicians, this work enables readers to gain an interdisciplinary perspective on breast diseases. contributions from an international team of experts present invaluable insight into pathological and epidemiological aspects of breast disease. covering both theoretical and practical aspects of breast cancer this is a highly informative and carefully presented book which will appeal to an international audience of breast cancer practitioners.
fadare, oluwole (ed.)
this volume provides a concise yet comprehensive overview of precancerous lesions and gynecologic tract cancers. each section discusses the historic evolution of a precancerous lesion, its epidemiology, the nature of the published evidence that supports its characterization as a precancerous lesion, and gives a detailed description of morphologic, immunophenotypic and molecular properties, and patient outcomes. the volume also features 2 separate chapters on the clinical management of precancerous lesions of the gynecologic tract as a well as the cytopathology of cervical precancerous lesions.
lavishly illustrated and written by some of the foremost experts in the field, precancerous lesions of the gynecologic tract: diagnostic and molecular genetic pathology is a definitive account of precancerous lesions of the gynecologic tract and is a valuable resource for pathologists, oncologists, and gynecologists.
j. richard smith; giuseppe delpriore
>taking patients through all aspects of cancer care, this book provides specific, accurate information on various tumour types and treatment modalities, surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy, and complementary therapy. unlike many patient guides, it explores holistic health and wellbeing as well as psychological responses, recognising distress and the treatments and interventions to help.world-renowned surgeon richard smith, founder of uterine transplant uk, uses inclusive, accessible language as well as pictorial models of doctor–patient communication to describe all of the common gynaecological cancers, their epidemiology, staging and treatment. speaking directly to the patient and her family, he discusses not only the medical but also the psychological, spiritual and religious aspects to coping and living with a cancer diagnosis.written for patients and their families, this book will also be an invaluable resource for nurses, and medical and nursing students, working within the field of gynaecological cancers.
by ahuja maninder, basu partha, banerjee dipanwita
the featured book provides excellent source for precancerous lesions of cervix prevention, early diagnosis and management of cervical cancer. each chapter marks important points on prevention of cervical cancer and important tools employed in screening of the precancerous lesions. the book highlights pap smear test as one of the primary technique used techniques across the globe. the book also envisions the role of hpv detection in cervical cancer screening. it gives basics of colposcopy for early detection with detail description of the set instruments and procedure followed and risk associated in colposcopy. the book also provides premier references for management and treatment of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia and benefits of excisional therapy in controlling occurrence of cervical cancer. overall the book is excellent material for complete understanding of cervical cancer and forms guide for medical community, students, researcher, ngo and established cancer screening centers. the book can significantly contribute in reduction in the number of cases with source of knowledge.
by nagrath arun, malhotra narendra, sharma priya
this book “single surgical procedures in obstetrics and gynaecology–18: a colour atlas of shirodkar’s operations for prolapse” discusses about the gynaecological and obstetrical surgical procedures related to the female genital organs. chapters in the book follow a logical sequence: introduction, preoperative, intraoperative and postoperative care and also mention about patient positioning, type of incision, their closures along with proper use of drains, suture choices, etc. a detailed description of shirodkar’s operations, i.e. shirodkar’s extended manchester operation (vaginal approach) and shirodkar’s operation (abdominal approach), is given. in addition, important notes to reduce blood loss, minimise complication rates and improve surgical skills for surgeons are given.
by prabhu t radha bai
the book titled “a practical approach to cervical cancer screening techniques” discusses in detail about the cervical cancer and its prevention. cervical cancer is most common in the indian women. the main aim of this book is to sensitize the postgraduate trainees and gynecologists to prevent cervical carcinoma by detecting preinvasive lesions by screening methods. this book contains 20 chapters. the book begins with a brief introduction about the cervical cancer and its problems globally and in india. different topics related to cervical cancer such as cervical anatomy; etiology and risk factors in cervical carcinoma; human papillomavirus and cervical carcinoma; pathogenesis; progression and regression in cin lesions; histology of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia; screening tests for cervical carcinoma; hpv dna testing; cytology of normal and abnormal cells of cervix; management of abnormal cytology cell results; colposcopy and its interpretation; visual inspection methods; cell cycle markers; polarprobe; laser-induced fluorescence; speculoscopy; cervicography and colposcopy training log book are illustrated in brief in different chapters.
- includes numerous algorithms for managing patients at risk of developing breast cancer and those who already have breast cancer at any stage
- summarizes results and interprets data from key clinical trials of surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, endocrine therapy
- extensive discussion on managing advanced or metastatic breast cancer with emphasis on cutting edge therapies
modalities. the single most important fact about breast cancer is the great variation in its natural history and its responsiveness to therapy from one patient to another. the clinician must integrate an assessment of the patient’s likely course based on clinical and pathological staging and laboratory studies with objective evidence on the benefits of therapy. the primary aim of this book is to provide the clinician with the tools to do just that. outcomes of clinical trials and details about commonly used drug regimens, drug dosage, and the expected side effects are summarized in generous tables and figures. medical terminology has been defined and descriptions of the evolution in our thinking and understanding of the disease are often given to provide perspective in the interpretation of evidence from current studies for busy clinicians and trainees alike.
lillie d. shockney, rn, bs, mas-administrative director, university distinguished service assistant professor of breast cancer, associate professor, departments of surgery, gynecology, & obstetrics, johns hopkins school of nursing, johns hopkins avon foundation breast center – johns hopkins university school of medicinelillie shockney is an oncology nurse, two time breast cancer survivor, administrative director of the johns hopkins avon foundation breast center, and associate professor in the department of surgery at johns hopkins university’s school of medicine. her nursing career has heavily focused on the care of cancer patients. she also has a background in performance improvement and quality of care measurement. her educational background includes earning an rn diploma degree, bs in health care administration and a masters degree in administrative science from johns hopkins university. she is a published author and national speaker on breast cancer. she is the recipient of many national awards including the impact award from the national consortium of the breast centers, the excellence in breast cancer education award from the oncology nursing society, the internet health hero award from intel, the lane adams award from the american cancer society, and the komen foundation’s professor of survivorship award, along with many others. she is known for inspiring patients, health care professionals with her words of wisdom and wit and believes it is her mission to make the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer the least physically and emotionally traumatic she can, until there is a cure. having experienced breast cancer personally and taken care of thousands of women with the disease, she is recognized as an expert. she also serves as the ask an expert on breast cancer for johns hopkins, yahoo.com, and several other organizations.
additional titles by this author100 questions & answers about advanced & metastatic breast cancerisbn-13: 9781449643355breast cancer survivorship careisbn-13: 9780763784966becoming a breast cancer nurse navigatorisbn-13: 9780763784942
in this newly updated and revised edition of navigating breast cancer: a guide for the newly diagnosed, second edition, author lillie shockney empowers breast cancer patients and their families by providing authoritative, easy-to-follow information about each step of treatment, helping women to make informed decisions about their care. armed with this invaluable book, breast cancer patients will be well prepared for each phase of therapy, and perhaps most importantly, will learn how to continue to work and live life while receiving treatment. this outstanding resource provides breast cancer patients with the essential tools they need to cope with symptoms and to navigate the maze of modern treatment options.
key topics include:
- an explanation of treatment modalities, including which will be the right ones for the patient
- de-mystification of the pathology report, surgical treatment and adjuvant treatment process
- genetic information and counseling/assessment
- biological markers that can help determine if chemotherapy is a viable treatment option
ritu salani, md, mba-assistant professor, division of gyncologic oncology, arthur g. james cancer hospital and solove research institute, the ohio state university college of medicinedr. ritu salani is a gynecologic oncologist at the ohio state university medical center with expertise in the full range of women’s cancer care services. she completed her fellowship in gynecologic oncology at the johns hopkins medical institutions in baltimore, maryland. she believes strongly in taking a holistic approach to patient care, creating a partnership between the patient, her family, the physician, and the extended care services delivery personnel throughout the process of decision-making, treatment, and recovery. her research interests include surgery for advanced ovarian cancer, survivorship issues, and healthcare quality and outcomes analysis.robert bristow, md-associate professor, johns hopkins medical institute