The Animated Atlas of Ovarian Cancer is an attempt to highlight the various features, mechanisms and advanced approaches in treatment modalities. Featuring spectacular and realistic animations in 20 clips and captivating images, covering anatomy and physiology, mechanisms underlying abnormal and uncontrolled cell growth, cell types and their histological features, pathology, genes and other contributing factors, screening and diagnostic procedures, therapeutic interventions covering the latest of chemo, hormone, radiation, immune, and gene therapies, and also the surgical intervention, this Animated Atlas is an excellent reference and an invaluable resource for effective presentations and lectures.
Table of contents:
Ovaries - anatomy and physiology.... Ovarian cancer – types and features.... Pathology of ovarian cancer.... Ovarian surface epithelium in carcinogenesis.... Angiogenesis in ovarian cancer.... VEGF–VEGF receptor signaling in angiogenesis.... Role of cytokines in ovarian cancer.... Genetics of ovarian cancer.... FIGO system of staging.... TNM system of staging.... Screening and diagnosis of ovarian cancer.... Ovarian tumor markers.... Angiogenesis inhibitors.... Anti-VEGF antibody therapy.... Chemotherapy for ovarian cancer.... Radiotherapy.... Hormone therapy.... Gene therapy (including nanoparticle delivery of suicide DNA).... Immunotherapy.... Surgery for ovarian cancer