Gynaecological malignancy
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Gynaecological malignancy clinical and experimental studies

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Published by Bailliere Tindall in London .
Written in English


  • Generative organs, Female -- Cancer.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by M. G. Brush and R. W. Taylor.
ContributionsBrush, M. G., Taylor, R. W.
LC ClassificationsRC280.G5 G89 1975
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 274 p. :
Number of Pages274
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5021532M
ISBN 100702005452
LC Control Number76675500

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This chapter discusses thrombosis and bleeding problems in gynaecological malignancies. Venous thrombo-embolism (VTE) and bleeding problems are significant causes of morbidity and mortality in patients with cancer. Both cause distressing symptoms and pose management challenges, particularly in patients with advanced cancer. Patients experiencing such symptoms are often subjected to clotting. The pattern of gynaecological malignancies is different in various geographical areas. It is said that cervical cancer is one of the leading cancers in women worldwide, second only to breast cancer; 80% of new cases occur in developing countries. 1 In African and Indian studies as well, it is cervical cancer that is the most frequent of gynaecological malignancies. 3, 4, 5 In most studies from.   Gynaecological cancers - recognition and referral: Summary. Ovarian cancer — over 7, new ovarian cancers are diagnosed each year in the UK. A full time GP is likely to diagnose approximately 1 person with ovarian cancer every years. Five year survival is dependent upon the stage at diagnosis. “Ovarian cancer remains the most lethal gynaecological malignancy. Only marginal improvement has happened in its survival. Cervical cancer is the second most common cancer in women after breast.