Hereditary Gynecologic Cancer: Risk, Prevention and Management (Hardback)Karen H. Lu (editor)
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Hereditary Gynecologic Cancer: Risk, Prevention and Management fills the need that exists for a book addressing highly relevant clinical issues associated with the new field of hereditary gynecologic cancers. Written with the clinician in mind, the authors will cover a broad range of topics, beginning with an overview discussing clinical relevance of hereditary ovarian and hereditary endometrial cancers. Succeeding sections will provide in-depth analyses of Hereditary Breast Ovarian Cancer Syndrome, Lynch Syndrome, and other syndromes with gynecologic cancer components, and genetic risk assessment.
Hereditary Gynecologic Cancer: Risk, Prevention and Management:is the first clinically focused reference detailing gynecologic patient management issues of BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriersincludes a practical section on genetic risk assessment and genetic testingexamines case studies to demonstrate management techniques and decision-makingprovides detailed discussion of ovarian cancer screening, prevention and risk reducing surgery
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Number of pages: 312
Weight: 544 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 20 mm