Publication Year: 2001
Edition: 2nd Ed.
Authors/Editor: Stephen C. Rubin, MD; Gregory P. Sutton, MD
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
This timely, authoritative and comprehensive Second Edition is a clinical and scientific update on ovarian cancer. New screening approaches are presented and new methods of diagnosis, treatment and new drugs. Primary chemotherapy, second-line chemotherapy and primary surgery are examined. Revisions include new sections covering primary management of early stage, advanced stage, and recurrent ovarian cancer. Scientific information from molecular biology is discussed, and hereditary ovarian cancer is presented including clinical features, surveillance, prophylaxis, and chemoprevention.