GYNECOLOGY

Chemotherapy

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309Chemotherapy   ONE LETTER AND COMBINATION CHEMOTHERAPY ABBREVIATIONS       A: dactinomycin/actinomycin D       ABVD: adriamycin/doxorubicin, bleomycin, vinblastine, dacarbazine       AcFucy: dactinomycin, 5-FU, cyclophosphamide       AI: aromatase inhibitor       B: bleomycin       BEP: bleomycin, etoposide, cisplatin       C:…

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Care Pathways

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377Palliative Care Pathways   PALLIATIVE CARE Palliative care is an area of health care that specifically focuses on relieving and preventing the suffering of patients from diagnosis onward. It facilitates…

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of Chemotherapy Agents and Independent Mechanisms of Action

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309Chemotherapy   ONE LETTER AND COMBINATION CHEMOTHERAPY ABBREVIATIONS       A: dactinomycin/actinomycin D       ABVD: adriamycin/doxorubicin, bleomycin, vinblastine, dacarbazine       AcFucy: dactinomycin, 5-FU, cyclophosphamide       AI: aromatase inhibitor       B: bleomycin       BEP: bleomycin, etoposide, cisplatin       C:…

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Therapy

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334Radiation Therapy   RADIATION TYPES There are different types of radiation currently used in medicine. •   X-rays are extranuclear radiation. They occur from the bombardment of an atom/target by another source—usually…

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Bad News

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377Palliative Care Pathways   PALLIATIVE CARE Palliative care is an area of health care that specifically focuses on relieving and preventing the suffering of patients from diagnosis onward. It facilitates…

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Recommendations

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365Surveillance Recommendations   SURVEILLANCE GUIDELINES •   At completion of primary surgery and/or initial adjuvant treatment, patients should be counseled regarding the purpose of follow-up. •   History and physical examination should include a…

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Disease

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14Preinvasive Disease   The Lower Anogenital Squamous Terminology (LAST) Project developed terminology for lower anogenital tract preinvasive disease to create a unified histopathological nomenclature with a single set of diagnostic…

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Function, Fertility, and Cancer

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353Sexual Function, Fertility, and Cancer   SEXUAL DYSFUNCTION Sexual dysfunction is common in patients who undergoing diagnosis of and treatment for gynecologic malignancies. This is due to pain, discomfort, bleeding,…

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Cancer

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165Vulvar Cancer      CHARACTERISTICS •   Vulvar cancer represents 3% to 5% of all female genital cancers and 1% of all malignancies in women. In 2017, there are 6,020 new cases and…

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Statistics

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387Statistics   DEFINITIONS •   General definitions         Variable—anything manipulated in an experiment.         Independent variable—one varied by and under the control of the experimenter.         Dependent variable—one that responds to manipulation.         Nominal variable—a named…

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