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Ovarian Cancer

Clinical and Therapeutic Perspectives

Worldwide, Ovarian carcinoma continues to be responsible for more deaths than all other gynecologic malignancies combined. International leaders in the field address the critical biologic and basic science issues relevant to the disease. The book details the molecular biological aspects of ovarian cancer. It provides molecular biology techniques of understanding this cancer. The techniques are designed to determine tumor genetics, expression, and protein function, and to elucidate the genetic mechanisms by which gene and immunotherapies may be perfected. It provides an analysis of current research into aspects of malignant transformation, growth control, and metastasis. A comprehensive spectrum of topics is covered providing up to date information on scientific discoveries and management considerations.

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Ovarian CancerClinical and Therapeutic PerspectivesEdited by Samir Farghaly

Published: February 15th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/2453

ISBN: 978-953-307-810-6

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6639-9

Copyright year: 2012

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43172 Total Chapter Downloads

3 Crossref Citations

19 Web of Science Citations

31 Dimensions Citations


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1. Ovarian Cancer Incidence: Current and Comprehensive Statistics

By Sherri L. Stewart


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2. Preventive Strategies in Epithelial Ovarian Cancer

By Gina M. Mantia-Smaldone and Nathalie Scholler


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3. Screening for Ovarian Cancer in Women

By Duangmani Thanapprapasr and Sarikapan Wilailak


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4. Borderline and Malignant Surface Epithelial – Stromal Tumors of the Ovary

By Susanna Syriac, Faith Ough and Paulette Mhawech-Fauceglia


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5. Central Nervous System Involvement from Epithelial Ovarian Cancer

By Gennaro Cormio, Maddalena Falagario and Luigi E. Selvaggi


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6. Peripheral Neuropathy in Ovarian Cancer

By Yi Pan


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7. Therapeutic Strategies in Ovarian Cancer

By Dan Ancuşa, Octavian Neagoe, Răzvan Ilina, Adrian Carabineanu, Corina Şerban and Marius Craina


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8. Combined Cytoreductive Surgery and Perioperative Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy for the Treatment of Advanced Ovarian Cancer

By Antonios-Apostolos K. Tentes, Nicolaos Courcoutsakis and Panos Prasopoulos


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9. Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures for Patients with Advanced and Recurrent Ovarian Cancer

By Samir A. Farghaly


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10. Management of Recurrent or Persistent Ovarian Cancer

By Constantine Gennatas


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11. Antiprogestins in Ovarian Cancer

By Carlos M. Telleria and Alicia A. Goyeneche


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12. Intraperitoneal Radionuclide Therapy – Clinical and Pre-Clinical Considerations

By J. Elgqvist, S. Lindegren and P. Albertsson


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13. Vitamin K2 as a Chemotherapeutic Agent for Treating Ovarian Cancer

By K. Nakaya, Y. Masuda, T. Aiuchi and H. Itabe


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14. Second-Line Chemotherapy for Platinum- and Taxane-Resistant Epithelial Ovarian Cancer: Pegylated Liposomal Doxorubicin (PLD), Irinotecan, and Combination Therapies at Lower Doses

By Toru Sugiyama


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15. HER2 as a Therapeutic Target in Ovarian Cancer

By Lukas C. Amler, Yulei Wang and Garret Hampton


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16. Sexuality After Ovarian Cancer Therapy

By Juliane Farthmann and Annette Hasenburg


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17. Quality of Life of Patients with Ovarian Cancer

By Wei-Chu Chie and Elfriede Greimel


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