Molecular pathology of gynecologic cancer /

Focuses on molecular strategies for the treatment of gynecologic cancer. This work presents the hypothesis that cancer is a disease of the cell cycle, based on the deregulation of the physiological process of cell reproduction. It also focuses on the model of ovarian serous carcinogenesis, molecular...

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Other Authors: Giordano, Antonio, MD.
Bovicelli, Alessandro.

Kurman, Robert J.
Format: Book Electronic
Language:English
Published:Totowa, N.J. : Humana Press, ©2007.
Series:Current clinical oncology (Totowa, N.J.)
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Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • Contributors
  • Color Plates
  • I. Introduction
  • 1. The Cell Cycle and the Molecular Biology of Cancer / Giuseppina D'Andrilli and Alessandro Bovicelli and Antonio Giordano
  • II. Ovarian Cancer
  • 2. Ovarian Serous Carcinogenesis: A Proposed Model / Ie-Ming Shih and Robert J. Kurman
  • 3. Molecular Markers in Epithelial Ovarian Cancer / Pat J. Morin
  • III. Endometrial Cancer
  • 4. Introduction to Endometrial Cancer / Richard J. Zaino
  • 5. Endometrial Carcinogenesis: An Integrated, Molecular, Histological, and Functional Model of a Dualistic Disease / George L. Mutter
  • 6. Endometrial Carcinoma-Molecular Genetic Aspects / Lora Hedrick Ellenson
  • IV. Cervical Cancer
  • 7. Natural History of HPV Infection in Adolescents and Relationship to Cervical Cancer / Anna-Barbara Moscicki
  • 8. Molecular Genetics of Cervical Cancer / Valeria Masciullo and Antonio Giordano
  • 9. Prevention and Treatment of Cervical Cancer by Vaccination / Hannah H. Alphs and T-C Wu and Richard B. S. Roden
  • V. Gestational Trophoblastic Disease
  • 10. Pathogenesis of Gestational Trophoblastic Lesions / Ie-Ming Shih and Robert J. Kurman
  • VI. Hereditary Issues in Gynecological Cancer
  • 11. Hereditary Issues in Ovarian Cancer / Christina S. Chu and Stephen C. Rubin
  • 12. Hereditary Factors in Endometrial Cancer / Henry T. Lynch and Murray Joseph Casey and Joseph A. Knezetic and Trudy G. Shaw and Jane F. Lynch and Chhanda Bewtra
  • VII. The Multidisciplinary Therapeutic Approach to Gynecological Cancer in the New Millenium
  • 13. The Holistic Approach to Female Cancer Patients / Alessandro Bovicelli and Pier Paolo Claudio and Antonio Giordano
  • Index

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