This updated Fifth Edition provides comprehensive coverage of the biology of gynecologic cancer, the therapeutic modalities available, and the diagnosis and treatment of site-specific malignancies. Because of the importance of multimodality treatment, the site-specific chapters are co-authored by a surgical oncologist, a medical oncologist, a radiation oncologist, and a pathologist. State-of-the-art information on molecular biology, monoclonal antibodies, vaccines, and gene-directed therapies is included throughout the book.
This edition has 30 per cent new contributing authors and new material. Several chapters have been consolidated and streamlined to create a more concise, user-friendly book. Information about psychological aspects, surgical rehabilitation, and pregnancy-related issues has been incorporated into many of the disease site chapters.
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