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Women's cancers [electronic resource] /
edited by Alison Keen and Elaine Lennan ; foreword by Stan Kaye.
imprint
Chichester, West Sussex, UK ; Ames, Iowa : Wiley-Blackwell, c2011.
description
xv, 272 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
ISBN
1405188510 (pbk.), 9781405188517 (pbk.)
format(s)
Book
More Details
imprint
Chichester, West Sussex, UK ; Ames, Iowa : Wiley-Blackwell, c2011.
isbn
1405188510 (pbk.)
9781405188517 (pbk.)
restrictions
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
contents note
Machine generated contents note: Chapter 1- Review of Female Reproductive System.Chapter 2- Epidemiology.Chapter 3- Women and Cancer.Chapter 4- Tumour markersChapter 5- Breast Cancer.Chapter 6 -- Ovarian Cancer.Chapter 7 -Cancer of the cervix.Chapter 8- Endometrial Cancer.Chapter 9 -Vaginal CancerChapter 10 -Cancer of the Vulva.Chapter 11- Health promotion / Prevention.Chapter 12 -- Sexual health and Sexuality.Chapter 13- FertilityChapter 14- Supporting Women with Cancer.Chapter 15- Palliative Care.
abstract
"Patients with breast and gynecological cancers have to contend with a large number of difficult and challenging issues. To help them to do this it is vital that their carers are fully informed in all areas. This book provides a comprehensive and meaningful picture of women's cancers, including epidemiology, histopathology, normal anatomy and physiology, staging, genetic predisposition, sexual function, fertility, treatment and management, survivorship, and palliative care"--Provided by publisher.
catalogue key
11203637
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
A Look Inside
About the Author
Author Affiliation
Alison Keen is a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Gynaecological Oncology, Southampton University Hospitals Trust. Elaine Leannan is a Consultant Cancer Nurse, Southampton University Hospitals Trust/University of Southampton.
Reviews
Review Quotes
"This is a wonderful overview of women's cancers for nurses new to caring for this population and nurses wanting to update their knowledge and practice." (Doody's, 7 October 2011) "This book provides a comprehensive overview of the care of women with breast or gynaecological cancers . . . This book would be a useful resource for hospital and university libraries, and should be avaialable on gynaecological wards. It will benefit nursing and medical students as well as qualified nurses." (Cancer Nursing Practice, 1 September 2011)
"This is a wonderful overview of womens cancers for nurses new to caring for this population and nurses wanting to update their knowledge and practice." (Doodys, 7 October 2011) "This book provides a comprehensive overview of the care of women with breast or gynaecological cancers . . . This book would be a useful resource for hospital and university libraries, and should be avaialable on gynaecological wards. It will benefit nursing and medical students as well as qualified nurses." (Cancer Nursing Practice, 1 September 2011)
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Doody's Reviews, October 2011
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This textbook is extremely timely and most welcome. The editors and authors are to be congratulated on providing a comprehensive, highly readable and up-to-date resource, suitable for a wide range of healthcare professionals, as well as patients and families. -From the Foreword by Professor Stan Kaye Patients with breast and gynaecological cancers have to contend with a large number of difficult and challenging issues. To help them to do this it is vital that their health carers are fully informed in all aspects of the women's cancers. This book provides a comprehensive and meaningful picture of women's cancers, including epidemiology, histopathology, staging, genetic predisposition, sexual function, fertility, treatment and management, survivorship and palliative care. To give this book added credibility and holistic application, contributions of women with cancer have been included, and the text is interspersed with patient accounts and experiences. Women's Cancers is essential reading for all nurses and health care professionals working in cancer care settings, as well as patients and families. Key Features A comprehensive textbook exploring the range of women's cancers Includes examples of patient experiences throughout With contributions from experts in the field
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This title provides a comprehensive and meaningful picture of women's cancers, including epidemiology, histopathology, normal anatomy and physiology, staging, genetic predisposition, sexual function, fertility, treatment and management, survivorship, and palliative care.
Main Description
& & & & & & & & & A comprehensive, evidencebased text exploring women&'s cancers & & & & & & & & & Looks at both the theory and the experiences of living with cancer & & & & & & & & & Explores the full range of cancer including epidemiology, histopathology, normal anatomy and physiology, staging, genetics, treatment and management, and palliative care & & & & & & & & & Written by specialists in the field Main Description
Patients with breast and gynaecological cancers have to contend with a large number of difficult and challenging issues. To help them to do this it is vital that their health carers are fully informed in all aspects of the womens cancers. This book provides a comprehensive and meaningful picture of womens cancers, including epidemiology, histopathology, staging, genetic predisposition, sexual function, fertility, treatment and management, survivorship, and palliative care. To give this book added credibility and holistic application, contributions of women with cancer have been included, and the text is interspersed with patient accounts and experiences. Womens Cancers is essential reading for all nurses and health care professionals working in cancer care settings, as well as patients and families. A comprehensive textbook exploring the range of womens cancers Includes examples of patient experiences throughout With contributions from experts in the field
Main Description
Patients with breast and gynaecological cancers have to contend with a large number of difficult and challenging issues. To help them to do this it is vital that their health carers are fully informed in all aspects of the women's cancers. This book provides a comprehensive and meaningful picture of women's cancers, including epidemiology, histopathology, staging, genetic predisposition, sexual function, fertility, treatment and management, survivorship, and palliative care. To give this book added credibility and holistic application, contributions of women with cancer have been included, and the text is interspersed with patient accounts and experiences. Women's Cancers is essential reading for all nurses and health care professionals working in cancer care settings, as well as patients and families. A comprehensive textbook exploring the range of women's cancers Includes examples of patient experiences throughout With contributions from experts in the field About the editors: Alison Keen is Clinical Nurse Specialist in Gynaecological Oncology, Southampton University Hospitals Trust Elaine Lennan is Consultant Cancer Nurse, Southampton University Hospitals Trust/University of Southampton
Main Description
Patients with breast and gynaecological cancers have to contend with a large number of difficult and challenging issues. To help them to do this it is vital that their health carers are fully informed in all aspects of the women’s cancers. This book provides a comprehensive and meaningful picture of women’s cancers, including epidemiology, histopathology, staging, genetic predisposition, sexual function, fertility, treatment and management, survivorship, and palliative care. To give this book added credibility and holistic application, contributions of women with cancer have been included, and the text is interspersed with patient accounts and experiences. Women’s Cancers is essential reading for all nurses and health care professionals working in cancer care settings, as well as patients and families. A comprehensive textbook exploring the range of women’s cancers Includes examples of patient experiences throughout With contributions from experts in the field About the editors: Alison Keen is Clinical Nurse Specialist in Gynaecological Oncology, Southampton University Hospitals Trust Elaine Lennan is Consultant Cancer Nurse, Southampton University Hospitals Trust/University of Southampton
Main Description
Patients with breast and gynaecological cancers have to contend with a large number of difficult and challenging issues.& To help them to do this it is vital that their health carers are fully informed in all aspects of the women&'s cancers. This book provides a comprehensive and meaningful picture of women&'s cancers, including epidemiology, histopathology, staging, genetic predisposition, sexual function, fertility, treatment and management, survivorship, and palliative care.& To give this book added credibility and holistic application, contributions of women with cancer have been included, and the text is interspersed with patient accounts and experiences. Women&'s Cancers is essential reading for all nurses and health care professionals working in cancer care settings, as well as patients and families. & & & & & & & & & A comprehensive textbook exploring the range of women&'s cancers & & & & & & & & & Includes examples of patient experiences throughout & & & & & & & & & With contributions from experts in the field About the editors: Alison Keen is Clinical Nurse Specialist in Gynaecological Oncology, Southampton University Hospitals Trust Elaine Lennan is Consultant Cancer Nurse, Southampton University Hospitals Trust/University of Southampton
Main Description
Patients with breast and gynaecological cancers have to contend with a large number of difficult and challenging issues. To help them to do this it is vital that their health carers are fully informed in all aspects of womens cancers. This book provides a comprehensive and meaningful picture of this oncological area, including epidemiology, histopathology, staging, genetic predisposition, sexual function, fertility, treatment and management, survivorship, and palliative care. To give this book added credibility and holistic application, contributions of women with cancer have been included, and the text is interspersed with patient accounts and experiences. Womens Cancers is essential reading for all nurses and health care professionals working in cancer care settings, as well as patients and families.
Main Description
Patients with breast and gynecological cancers have to contend with a large number of difficult and challenging issues. To help them to do this it is vital that their carers are fully informed in all areas. This book provides a comprehensive and meaningful picture of women's cancers, including epidemiology, histopathology, normal anatomy and physiology, staging, genetic predisposition, sexual function, fertility, treatment and management, survivorship, and palliative care.
Main Description
This textbook is extremely timely and most welcome. The editors and authors are to be congratulated on providing a comprehensive, highly readable and up-to-date resource, suitable for a wide range of healthcare professionals, as well as patients and families. Patients with breast and gynaecological cancers have to contend with a large number of difficult and challenging issues. To help them to do this it is vital that their health carers are fully informed in all aspects of the womenÆs cancers, including epidemiology, histopathology, staging, genetic predisposition, sexual function, fertility, treatment and management, survivorship and palliative care. To give this book added credibility and holistic application, contributions of women with cancer have been included, and the text is interspersed with patient accounts and experiences. WomenÆs Cancers is essential reading for all nurses and health care professionals working in cancer care settings, as well as patients and families. Key Features A comprehensive textbook exploring the range of womenÆs cancers Includes examples of patient experiences throughout With contributions from experts in the field Book jacket.
Unpaid Annotation
"Patients with breast and gynecological cancers have to contend with a large number of difficult and challenging issues. To help them to do this it is vital that their carers are fully informed in all areas. This book provides a comprehensive and meaningful picture of women's cancers, including epidemiology, histopathology, normal anatomy and physiology, staging, genetic predisposition, sexual function, fertility, treatment and management, survivorship, and palliative care"--Provided by publisher.
Table of Contents
Contributorsp. vii
Forewordp. xi
Introductionp. xiii
The History of Women in Relation to Health and Cancerp. 1
The Epidemiology of Women's Cancersp. 9
Pathology and Staging of Major Types of Gynaecological and Breast Cancersp. 32
Tumour Markersp. 54
Genetic Susceptibility to Female Cancersp. 68
Lifestyle and Preventionp. 89
Cancer of the Breastp. 100
Cancer of the Ovaryp. 119
Cancer of the Ovary: the Patient's Perspectivep. 133
Cancer of the Cervixp. 142
Cancer of the Endometriump. 157
Cancer of the Vaginap. 172
Cancer of the Vulvap. 183
Fertility and Cancer in Womenp. 199
Sexual Health and Dysfunctionp. 216
Women and Cancer: Rehabilitation and Survivorshipp. 230
Palliative Carep. 239
Indexp. 263
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