Gynecologic Oncology by Beth Karlan
Clinical Practice and Surgical Atlas

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Introducing the definitive gynecologic oncology reference and surgical atlas—in one essential text

Gynecologic Oncology: Clinical Practice and Surgical Atlas brings together a skill-sharpening reference and full-color atlas to deliver an unmatched introduction to the field. As the most comprehensive, evidence-based gynecologic oncology resource available, this all-in-one resource offers high-yield coverage of the discipline’s underlying principles and proven management strategies.

Each topic is written by experts and is presented in an easily accessible, consistent presentation that highlights clinical practice guidelines, along with the diagnosis and treatment of specific malignancies. This authoritative coverage is reinforced by the state-of-the-art surgical atlas, which offers a richly illustrated, overview of essential procedures designed to build your knowledge and confidence.


Consistent, streamlined presentation for each disease consists of: Epidemiology, Pathology, Clinical Presentation, Diagnosis, Staging, Treatment, Survival, Key management strategies Thorough examination of basic gynecological oncology topics, including epidemiology, clinical trial design, biostatistics, genetics and biology of gynecologic cancers, and diagnostic modalities Instructive, A-to-Z coverage of disease sites—from cervical cancer and gestational trophoblastic disease, to epithelial ovarian cancers and breast cancer—emphasizes evidence-based practice guidelines and critical supporting data In-depth, hands-on look at clinical management topics provides an up-to-date survey of perioperative and critical care; the principles of chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and immunotherapies; and quality of care and quality of life Full-color design filled with more than 600 figures, tables, algorithms, color photos, and illustrations Key points helpfully review the main topics to be covered in specific chapters, while chapter conclusions offer convenient summaries of each chapter’s core concepts Chapter-ending references underscore the book’s evidence-based approach

About Beth Karlan

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Beth Y. Karlan, MD, is Director, Women's Cancer Research Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Geffen Medical School, University of California, Los Angeles. Robert E. Bristow, MD, is Director, Kelly Gynecologic Oncology Service and Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland. Andrew J. Li, MD, is Assistant Professor, Gynecologic Oncology, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and Assistant Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Geffen Medical School, University of California, Los Angeles.
Published July 13, 2012 by McGraw-Hill Professional. 800 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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