Princeton University Library Catalog

Hereditary gynecologic cancer : risk, prevention, and management / edited by Karen H. Lu.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
New York : Informa Healthcare, c2008.
Description:
xv, 285 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Summary note:
"Hereditary Gynecologic Cancer: Risk, Prevention and Management addresses relevant clinical issues associated with the new field of hereditary gynecologic cancers. Written with the clinician in mind, the authors cover a broad range of topics, beginning with an overview discussing clinical relevance of hereditary ovarian and hereditary endometrial cancers. Succeeding sections provide in-depth analyses of Hereditary Breast Ovarian Cancer Syndrome, Lynch Syndrome, and other syndromes with gynecologic cancer components, and genetic risk assessment."--BOOK JACKET.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
1. Clinical Relevance of Hereditary Ovarian Cancer / Johnathan M. Lancaster -- 2. Clinical Relevance of Hereditary Endometrial Cancer / Karen H. Lu -- 3. Pathology of BRCA-Associated Ovarian Cancers, Including Occult Cancers / Elke A. Jarboe, Ann K. Folkins, Christopher P. Crum and Michael J. Callahan -- 4. Ovarian Cancer Screening / Ilana Cass -- 5. Current Concepts in Chemoprevention of Ovarian Cancer / Mack N. Barnes -- 6. Risk-Reducing Salpingo-Oophorectomy for the Prevention of Inherited Breast and Ovarian Cancer / Sharyn N. Lewin and Noah D. Kauff -- 7. Risk Management of Hereditary Breast Cancer / Banu Arun -- 8. Management of BRCA Mutation-Negative Patients / David J. Gallagher and Noah D. Kauff -- 9. Therapy and Prognosis of BRCA-Associated Ovarian Cancer / Christina S. Chu and Stephen C. Rubin -- 10. Molecular Genetics and Cancer Risks in Lynch Syndrome / Eamonn Sheridan -- 11. Pathology of Lynch Syndrome-Associated Gynecological Cancers / Russell R. Broaddus -- 12. Endometrial and Ovarian Cancer Screening and Prevention in Women with Lynch Syndrome / Lee-may Chen -- 13. Colon Cancer and Other Lynch Cancers: Screening and Prevention / Thuy M. Vu and Miguel A. Rodriguez-Bigas -- 14. Endometrial and Ovarian Cancer Risk-Reducing Surgery in Women with Lynch Syndrome / Kathleen M. Schmeler and Henry T. Lynch -- 15. Other Syndromes / Christine S. Walsh and Louise C. Strong -- 16. Genetic Risk Assessment for Hereditary Ovarian Cancer: BRCA1 and BRCA2 / Sheri A. Babb -- 17. Genetic Risk Assessment for Hereditary Endometrial Cancer / Lynch Syndrome and Molly S. Daniels -- 18. Legal Aspects of Genetic Testings / Patrick M. Lynch and Kate M. Kraycirik -- 19. Psychological Impact of Genetic Counseling and Testing for Hereditary Gynecologic Cancers / Susan K. Peterson.
Subject(s):
Generative organs, FemaleCancerGenetic aspects [Browse]
ISBN:
  • 9781420052879 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • 142005287X (hardcover)
LCCN:
2008025104
OCLC:
148650330
Related name:
RCP:
C - S