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What Every Woman Should Know about Cervical Cancer

ISBN-10: 1402069367

ISBN-13: 9781402069369

Edition: 2008

Authors: Olivera Markovic, Nenad Markovic

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Recent introduction of HPV vaccines has raised hopes for immunization against cervical cancer and for the first time in the history of humanity for eradication of one malignant disease. This new 'opportunity' has changed many current views on cervical cancer prevention, control diagnosis and treatment.
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Book details

List price: $149.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Springer
Publication date: 5/28/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 220
Size: 6.15" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

A Story about This Book and the Authors
Acknowledgments
Introduction
The Female Reproductive System in Health and Disease
Basic Anatomy of the Female Reproductive System
The Ovaries
Fallopian Tubes
The Uterus
The Vagina
The Vulva and the Perineum
Basic Physiology of the Female Reproductive System
Female Hormones
The Menstrual Cycle
Pregnancy
Menopause
An Overview of the Most Common Women's Diseases
Menstrual Disorders
Other Disorders
Common Infections in Women
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Tumors of the Female Genital System
Benign Tumors
Malignant Tumors Other than Cervical Cancer
Cervical Cancer
About Cervical Cancer and Pre-cancerosis in this Book
Introduction
Definition
Interpretation
Epidemiology of Cervical Cancer
Prevention and Control of Cervical Cancer
Risk Factors and Education to Reduce Their Influence
Cancer Control: Cervical Cancer/Pre-cancerosis Screening
Non Cytology-Based Cervical Cancer Screening
Management of Women When the Pap Test Result Returns
Biomarkers and Cervical Cancer
Human Papilloma Virus and Cervical Cancer
Diagnosis and Treatment of Cervical Cancer
Diagnostic Methods
Staging System
Planning Therapy
Cervical Cancer Treatment
Prognosis of Cervical Cancer and How to Improve it
Coping and Living with Cervical Cancer
Coping
How to Cope When the Result is Abnormal Pap Test?
The Diagnosis is Cervical Cancer
Support from Caregivers and Close Family in Day-by-Day Coping with the Disease
Support of Extended Family and Friends
Support Groups
Living with Cancer
Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Holistic View of Health and Wellness
Which are Other Dimensions of Health Described as a Holistic Health Model?
How We can Achieve a Higher Level of Wellness Across all Dimensions of Health?
Understanding the Mechanism of Stress
Stress Release Strategies
An Overview on Eating for Optimal Health in Cancer Prevention and Cervical Cancer
Stories from Real People
Survey on What Women Think About Pap Test
Background
Identifying the Problem
Addressing the Problem - Study
Study Results and Analysis
Interim Conclusion
Where to Read More?
Literature Cited
Afterword
Index