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Ovarian Cancer

  • David S. Alberts
  • Earl A. Surwit

Part of the Cancer Treatment and Research book series (CTAR, volume 23)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIII
  2. Robert C. Bast Jr., Robert C. Knapp
    Pages 23-35
  3. Neville F. Hacker, Jonathan S. Berek
    Pages 53-67
  4. Jonathan S. Berek, Neville F. Hacker
    Pages 69-90
  5. Neil B. Rosenshein, Louis L. Munoz
    Pages 91-113
  6. Dean E. Brenner, F. Anthony Greco
    Pages 147-177
  7. Maurie Markman, Stephen B. Howell
    Pages 179-212
  8. A. Goldhirsch, R. Greiner, B. Davis
    Pages 213-226
  9. David M. Gershenson, J. Taylor Wharton
    Pages 227-269
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 271-277

About this book

Introduction

Where do you begin to look for a recent, authoritative article on the diag­ nosis or management of a particular malignancy? The few general oncology textbooks are generally out of date. Single papers in specialized journals are informative but seldom comprehensive; these are more often preliminary reports on a very limited number of patients. Certain general journals fre­ quently publish good in-depth reviews of cancer topics, and published sym­ posium lectures are often the best overviews available. Unfortunately, these reviews and supplements appear sporadically, and the reader can never be sure when a topic of special interest will be covered. Cancer Treatment and Research is a series of authoritative volumes which aim to meet this need. It is an attempt to establish a critical mass of oncology literature covering virtually all oncology topics, revised frequently to keep the coverage up to date, easily available on a single library shelf or by a single personal subscription. We have approached the problem in the following fashion. First, by di­ viding the oncology literature into specific subdivisions such as lung cancer, genitourinary cancer, pediatric oncology, etc. Second, by asking eminent authorities in each of these areas to edit a volume on the specific topic on an annual or biannual basis. Each topic and tumor type is covered in a volume appearing frequently and predictably, discussing current diagnosis, staging, markers, all forms of treatment modalities, basic biology, and more.

Keywords

Staging cancer treatment carcinoma cell ovarian cancer radiotherapy surgery tumor

Editors and affiliations

  • David S. Alberts
    • 1
  • Earl A. Surwit
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Internal Medicine Section of Hematology & OncologyUniversity of Arizona Health Sciences CenterTucsonUSA
  2. 2.Department of Obstetrics & GynecologyUniversity of Arizona Health Sciences CenterTucsonUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4613-2561-1
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag US 1985
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4612-9609-6
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4613-2561-1
  • Series Print ISSN 0927-3042
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
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