Omer Devaja

Consultant, Lead Clinitian, Gynae Oncology Surgeon

Dr. Omer Devaja graduated from the Medical School of Novi Sad, Serbia. He was awarded a PhD for his research in the field of molecular biology of ovarian and endometrial carcinoma at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital, London, and ICRF, UK. In 2000 he completed his subspeciality training in gynaecologic oncology at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital. In the 2003 he was awarded a scholarship to attend advanced gynaecologic oncology laparoscopic training in the University of Québec, Canada, and the National Cancer Institute, Cairo, Egypt. He is currently working as a gynaecologic oncology surgeon at the Kent Oncology Centre, Maidstone, UK. He has written on a wide range of topics in the field of gynaecologic oncology and edited the atlas on laparoscopic surgery in gynaecology. He is director of subspeciality training in gynaecological oncology and visiting professor at the Medical School, University of Novi Sad, Serbia. His research interests include sentinel node detection and minimal access surgery in gynaecologic oncology.

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Ovarian cancer management is a rapidly changing field with new treatment agents available as a result of a greater understanding of the pathogenesis of this disease. In addition, both surgical and chemotherapeutic treatment strategies are evolving to maximise response in this disease. This book brings together leading specialists from around the world to discuss and outline a variety of new concepts in ovarian cancer, ranging from molecular biology and genetics through screening to both surgical and chemotherapeutic management.

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