Diagnosis and Treatment of Rare Gynecologic Cancers

By Michael Frumovitz, MD, PhD , Mario M. Leitao Jr., MD and Preetha Ramalingam
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Offering a one-stop guide to recognition and therapeutic decision making, Diagnosis and Treatment of Rare Gynecologic Cancers fills a gap in the medical literature on uncommon ovarian, uterine, cervical, and vulvovaginal cancers and trophoblastic diseases. This authoritative text, edited by Drs. Michael Frumovitz, Mario Leitao, and Preetha Ramalingam, has been authored by internationally recognized experts from top institutions such as MD Anderson Cancer Center and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Each chapter covers different cancer subtypes and has been reviewed by an oncologist and a pathologist. 

Key Features
  • Provides up-to-date clinical guidance on assessment and therapeutic options for patients with rare gynecologic malignancies. 

  • Presents information in a templated, easy-to-read format. Each chapter includes an introductory clinical case followed by epidemiology of disease, pathologic assessment, basic science/molecular/translational research, work-up of newly diagnosed disease, staging, treatment of newly diagnosed disease, treatment of recurrent disease, potential therapeutic targets, and a case resolution. 

  • Includes diagnostic and treatment algorithms for each form of cancer. 

  • Contains numerous anatomical figures, radiographs, photographs, and tables for quick visual reference. 

  • Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices. 

ISBN 9780323829380
Product Format Book
Publication Date 2022
Author Information By Michael Frumovitz, MD, PhD , Professor, Gynecologic Oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center ; Mario M. Leitao Jr., MD, Member and Fellowship Director, Gynecologic Oncology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Professor, Weill Cornell Medical College. and Preetha Ramalingam, Professor, Anatomic Pathology, MD Anderson Cancer Center
Table of Content Section A
Ovarian cancers

1. Malignant ovarian germ cell tumors
2. Sex cord stromal tumors of the ovary
3. Ovarian carcinosarcoma
4. Ovarian clear cell carcinoma
5. Mucinous ovarian carcinomas
6. Low-grade serous ovarian cancer
7. Small cell carcinoma of the ovary, hypercalcemic type
8. Other rare ovarian cancers: Transitional cell carcinoma, malignant Brenner tumor, endometrioid carcinoma, mesothelioma, squamous cell carcinoma, sarcoma
Section B
Uterine cancers
9. Uterine leiomyosarcoma
10. Other rare uterine sarcomas:Adenosarcoma, endometrial stromal sarcoma, STUMP
11. Uterine carcinosarcoma
12. Uterine serous carcinoma
13. Other rare uterine cancers: neuroendocrine tumors, yolk sac tumors, choriocarcinoma
Section C
Cervical cancers

14. High grade neuroendocrine carcinoma of the cervix
15. Other rare cervical cancers: cervical rhabdomyosarcoma, adenoid cystic carcinoma, verrucous carcinoma
16. Clear cell carcinoma of the vagina and cervix
Section D
Vulvovaginal cancers
17. Vulvovaginal melanoma
18. Bartholin gland carcinomas
19. Vulvar extramammary Paget disease
20. Other rare vulvovaginal cancers: Verrucous carcinoma, aggressive angiomyxoma, vulvar yolk sac tumor
Section E
Gestational trophoblastic disease
21. Gestational trophoblastic disease
Publication Date 13-09-2022
Pages 302
Trim 276 x 216 (8 1/2 x 10 7/8)
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