Women's Cancers by Alison Keen, Elaine Lennan, Stanley B. Kaye

By Alison Keen, Elaine Lennan, Stanley B. Kaye

Sufferers with breast and gynaecological cancers need to deal with various tough and not easy matters. to assist them to do that it will be important that their health and wellbeing carers are absolutely educated in all features of women's cancers. This ebook presents a accomplished and significant photo of this oncological quarter, together with epidemiology, histopathology, staging, genetic predisposition, sexual functionality, fertility, remedy and administration, survivorship, and palliative care. to offer this booklet additional credibility and holistic program, contributions of ladies with melanoma were integrated, and the textual content is interspersed with sufferer bills and reviews.

Women's Cancers is key examining for all nurses and health and wellbeing care execs operating in melanoma care settings, in addition to sufferers and families.

Chapter 1 The background of ladies on the subject of future health and melanoma (pages 1–8): Victoria Harmer and Maureen Royston‐Lee
Chapter 2 The Epidemiology of Women's Cancers (pages 9–31): Louisa G. Gordon, Christina M. Nagle and Penelope M. Webb
Chapter three Pathology and Staging of significant varieties of Gynaecological and Breast Cancers (pages 32–53): Neeta Singh and Rachel Howitt
Chapter four Tumour Markers (pages 54–67): Michelle L. Harrison, Ana Montes and Martin Gore
Chapter five Genetic Susceptibility to girl Cancers (pages 68–88): Gillian Crawford
Chapter 6 way of life and Prevention (pages 89–99): Elaine Lennan
Chapter 7 melanoma of the Breast (pages 100–118): Alison Farmer
Chapter eight melanoma of the Ovary (pages 119–132): Kate Gregory
Chapter nine melanoma of the Ovary: The Patient's standpoint (pages 133–141): Noeleen Young
Chapter 10 melanoma of the Cervix (pages 142–156): Ken Metcalf and Katherine McCarthy
Chapter eleven melanoma of the Endometrium (pages 157–171): Ellen Bull and Robert Woolas
Chapter 12 melanoma of the Vagina (pages 172–182): Sandra Tinkler
Chapter thirteen melanoma of the Vulva (pages 183–198): Beccy Hoddinott Isaac and Lisa Young
Chapter 14 Fertility and melanoma in girls (pages 199–215): Susan Ingamells, C. Basu, J. Tucker and A. Umranikar
Chapter 15 Sexual overall healthiness and disorder (pages 216–229): Karen Donelly‐Cairns
Chapter sixteen girls and melanoma: Rehabilitation and Survivorship (pages 230–238): Alison Keen
Chapter 17 Palliative Care (pages 239–261): Jane supply and Carol L. Davis

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Primary vaginal cancer is very rare, accounting for only 1–2% of all gynaecological malignancies. Studies have shown that vaginal cancer, particularly the most common type squamous cell carcinomas (SCC), share many of the same risk factors as cervical cancer, including persistent human papillomavirus (HPV) infection (Daling et al. 2002; Brinton et al. 1990; Carter et al. 2001). It has been reported that approximately 40% of vaginal cancers could be attributed to HPV, and HPV type 16 has been detected in 50–64% of high grade intraepithelial lesions (Sroden et al.

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