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Title Hereditary gynecologic cancer : risk, prevention, and management / edited by Karen H. Lu
Published New York : Informa Healthcare, ©2008


Description 1 online resource (xv, 285 pages) : illustrations
Contents Clinical relevance of hereditary ovarian cancer / Johnathan M. Lancaster -- Clinical relevance of hereditary endometrial cancer / Karen H. Lu -- Pathology of BRCA-associated ovarian cancers, including occult cancers / Elke A. Jarboe [and others] -- Ovarian cancer screening / Ilana Cass -- Current concepts in chemoprevention of ovarian cancer / Mack N. Barnes -- Risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy for the prevention of inherited breast and ovarian cancer / Sharyn N. Lewin and Noah D. Kauff -- Risk management of hereditary breast cancer / Banu Arun -- Management of BRCA mutation-negative patients / David J. Gallagher and Noah D. Kauff -- Therapy and prognosis of BRCA-associated ovarian cancer / Christina S. Chu and Stephen C. Rubin -- Molecular genetics and cancer risks in Lynch syndrome / Eamon Sheridan -- Pathology of Lynch syndrome-associated gynecological cancers / Russell R. Broaddus -- Endometrial and ovarian cancer screening and prevention in women with Lynch syndrome / Lee-may Chen -- Colon cancer and other Lynch cancers : screening and prevention / Thuy M. Vu and Miguel A. Rodriguez-Bigas -- Endometrial and ovarian cancer risk-reducing surgery in women with Lynch syndrome / Kathleen M. Schmeler and Henry T. Lynch -- Other syndromes / Christine S. Walsh and Louise C. Strong -- Genetic risk assessment for hereditary ovarian cancer : BRCA1 and BRCA2 / Sheri A. Babb -- Genetic risk assessment for hereditary endometrial cancer : Lynch syndrome / Molly S. Daniels -- Legal aspects of genetic testings / Patrick M. Lynch and Kate M. Kraycirik -- Psychologic impact of genetic counseling and testing for hereditery gynecologic cancers / Susan K. Peterson
Summary "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."--Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Generative organs, Female -- Cancer -- Genetic aspects
Generative organs, Female -- Cancer -- Treatment
Generative organs, Female -- Cancer -- Prevention
Cancer -- Prevention.
Cancer -- Treatment.
Genital Neoplasms, Female -- genetics
Genital Neoplasms, Female -- prevention & control
Genital Neoplasms, Female -- therapy
Neoplastic Syndromes, Hereditary
Genes, BRCA1
Genes, BRCA2
MEDICAL -- Oncology.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Cancer.
Cancer -- Prevention
Cancer -- Treatment
Generative organs, Female -- Cancer -- Genetic aspects
Generative organs, Female -- Cancer -- Prevention
Generative organs, Female -- Cancer -- Treatment
Form Electronic book
Author Lu, Karen H.
LC no. 2008025104
ISBN 142005287X