Descriere Description Nurses who care for women diagnosed with gynaecologic cancers are faced with a complex and unqiue set of challenges. Knowledge is needed, not only in the management of a single cancer, but many cancers may affect the reproductive tract.
Nurses must understand how to care for women who are undergoing treatments such as surgery, chemotherapy, or radiation as well as the psychosocial needs of the survivor. This kind of holistic care touches the very core of both the women with cancer and many of the nurses that will treat them as, inevitably; they must confront hot-button issues related to female sexuality, infertility, hereditary causes of cancer, even past and present sexual encounters.
This volume in the Site-Specific Cancer Series gives oncology endometrial cancer treatment stage 1 the tools needed to provide effective care to this challenging patient population.
Gynaecologic Cancers provides an overview of the current evidenced-based information on the major types of gynaecologic cancers, caused, screening and preventive strategies, as well as the endometrial cancer treatment stage 1 surgical, chemotherapy, and radiation treatments used to treat all stages of the cancers. Chapters in this new volume endometrial cancer treatment stage 1 anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology of the female reproductive tract; prevention and early detection of cancers of the cervix, ovaries, and endometrium; preinvasive disease of the cervix, vulva, and vagina; invasive cervical cancer; endometrial cancer; epithelial ovarian cancer; fallopian tube carcinoma, and primary peritoneal carcinoma; nonepithelial ovarian cancer; gynaecologic sarcomas; trophoblastic disease; vulvar and vaginal cancers; pelvic exenteration and reconstruction; acute symptom management; and long-term symptom management.
If you are involved the complex treatment of women diagnosed with gynaecologic cancers, you'll want to add this book to your nursing library.