Publication Year: 2004
Edition: 4th ed.
Authors/Editor: Jonathan S. Berek, MD; Neville F. Hacker, MD
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 91
The Fourth Edition of this highly acclaimed volume is the most comprehensive, current, and practical reference on gynecologic oncology. It covers all topics relevant to the care of women with breast or reproductive tract malignancies, including cancer biology and genetics, tumor markers, screening, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, epidemiology, pre-invasive disease, preoperative evaluation, medical management, critical care, and nutrition. Numerous two-color illustrations clarify difficult concepts and charts and tables assist in cancer staging. This edition features new chapters on wound care, hospice care, and end-of-life issues, summary points at the end of each chapter, and a more readable introductory section.