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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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38028 Total Chapter Downloads

2 Crossref Citations

16 Web of Science Citations

28 Dimensions Citations

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1. Ovarian Cancer Incidence: Current and Comprehensive Statistics

By Sherri L. Stewart

4118

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2. Preventive Strategies in Epithelial Ovarian Cancer

By Gina M. Mantia-Smaldone and Nathalie Scholler

1243

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3. Screening for Ovarian Cancer in Women

By Duangmani Thanapprapasr and Sarikapan Wilailak

2502

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

By Susanna Syriac, Faith Ough and Paulette Mhawech-Fauceglia

4166

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5. Central Nervous System Involvement from Epithelial Ovarian Cancer

By Gennaro Cormio, Maddalena Falagario and Luigi E. Selvaggi

1234

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6. Peripheral Neuropathy in Ovarian Cancer

By Yi Pan

3286

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7. Therapeutic Strategies in Ovarian Cancer

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

1265

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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

1542

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

By Samir A. Farghaly

2081

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10. Management of Recurrent or Persistent Ovarian Cancer

By Constantine Gennatas

3427

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11. Antiprogestins in Ovarian Cancer

By Carlos M. Telleria and Alicia A. Goyeneche

1385

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

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

1207

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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

2306

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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

1409

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15. HER2 as a Therapeutic Target in Ovarian Cancer

By Lukas C. Amler, Yulei Wang and Garret Hampton

2978

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16. Sexuality After Ovarian Cancer Therapy

By Juliane Farthmann and Annette Hasenburg

2009

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17. Quality of Life of Patients with Ovarian Cancer

By Wei-Chu Chie and Elfriede Greimel

1875

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