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Chemotherapy for Gynecological Neoplasmsby Roberto Angioli
Synopses & Reviews
Compiling an authoritative collection of research, recommendations, and guidelines from a highly regarded team of experts, this reference promotes a clear understanding of the chemotherapeutic management of cancer in each organ site of the lower female genital tract including the ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, vulva, and vagina.
Book News Annotation:
Angioli (obstetrics and gynecology, University of Rome, Italy) documents recent advances in gynecological oncology, abdominal and pelvic surgery, and molecular biology in this reference for physicians and surgeons. The book begins with material on basic principles of chemotherapy, with emphasis on the mechanisms of action of various drugs, and on immunotherapy, gene therapy, and pharmacogenomics. General clinical aspects of chemotherapy are discussed, such as supportive treatments, management of complications, and psychological support, and there is information on how to write a clinical protocol. Final chapters detail the recommended therapeutic management of cancer for each organ of the lower female genital tract.
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