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- February Light: A Love Letter to the Seasons during a Year of Cancer and Recovery
This book is a personal memoir of the author's fight with cancer.

- Refuge: An Unnatural History of Family and Place
This book records the simultaneous tragedies of her mother's death of ovarian cancer and the flooding of the Bear River Migratory Bird Sanctuary...

- Ovarian Cancer (2001)
New edition of a reference that brings together the nation's leading experts on all aspects of ovarian cancer. The 23 multidisciplinary contributions discuss the basic science, histopathology, and clinical aspects of the disease.

- A Feather in My Wigh: Ovarian Cancer: Cured
A book detailing the story of one woman's successful battle against ovarian cancer.

- No Time to Die: Living with Ovarian Cancer
This book tells how the author battled and survived deadly ovarian cancer.

- Ovarian Cancer Journeys : Survivors Share Their Stories To Help Others (2004)
All of the research has reinforced that ovarian cancer is not a silent disease as was once thought and as is shown quite eloquently in this collection of stories... The value of this collection of stories is that it helps raise awareness about symptoms, need for patient persistence, and the importance of being treated by a gynecologic oncologist.

- Wit
Wit is centered on Vivian Bearing, a scholar of seventeenth-century poetry who, as she is dying of ovarian cancer...

- Ovarian Cancer (2003)
Cancer writer Conner and patient advocate Langford have prepared an exceptionally lucid, informative guide--a model for what patient guides should be. They provide thorough information in a clear but non-condescending style, including what is known about the disease as well as what is ambiguous and providing information about how to understand risk factors, recognize symptoms, respond to a diagnosis, find support, ask the right questions, make decisions about treatment, and understand survivor statistics, among other topics.

- 100 Questions & Answers About Ovarian Cancer (2004)
Written by a gynecologic oncologist, a gynecologic surgeon, and an ovarian cancer survivor, this is the only book of its kind combining both the doctor's and patient's perspectives on ovarian cancer. Coverage includes a basic overview of ovarian cancer; risk factors, diagnosis, and staging; treatment options; coping with treatment and its side effects; symptom management; relapse; options if treatment fails; prevention and screening; and advocacy and support resources for the ovarian cancer patient.

- Gilda's Disease : Sharing Personal Experiences and a Medical Perspective on Ovarian Cancer (1998)
The first book on ovarian cancer for the general reader, this is a comprehensive, compassionate look at a disease millions of people first became aware of with the tragic death of comedienne Gilda Radner in 1989. Dr. Piver, a leading cancer surgeon, discusses the causes of ovarian cancer, preventative measures, classic signs and symptoms, diagnostic tests and genetic screening, the different types of ovarian cancer, the four stages in the disease's progression, and the most effective treatments. Gene Wilder's intimate commentary, letters from Gilda's fans, and excerpts from her book, It's Always Something, bring a personal perspective to Dr. Piver's expert medical advice.

- Ovarian Cancer (2002)
Northwestern Univ., Chicago, IL. Book summarizes recent advances in ovarian cancer detection and treatment and provides an analysis of current research into aspects of malignant transformation, growth control, and metastasis. DNLM: Ovarian Neoplasms.

- Surgery for Ovarian Cancer: Principles and Practice (2004)
A comprehensive surgical text covering the effective management of ovarian cancer, Surgery for Ovarian Cancer: Principles and Practice provides a step-by-step delineation of ovarian cancer surgery, including the theoretical basis for the surgical principles and techniques described. A significant portion of the text is devoted to the technical aspects of cytoreductive surgery. Topics include pre-operative preparation, incisions/wound healing, surgical instrumentation, the management of apparent early-stage ovarian cancer, and surgical staging. High quality artwork illustrates the main stages of each procedure and color photographs demonstrate key points.

- Familial Breast and Ovarian Cancer : Genetics, Screening and Management (2002)
This publication surveys the profound and far-reaching ramifications that have arisen from the very significant advances in understanding the genetic basis of familial breast and ovarian cancer. Written by international experts from Europe and North America, this book provides the busy clinician with a contemporary and wide-ranging guide to the latest developments in diagnosis, genetics, screening, prevention, and management. In addition, the volume discusses ethical and insurance issues, distinct cultural differences in breast cancer and use of recently devised cancer genetics clinics. The different referral criteria and patterns to these clinics are detailed.

- Ovarian Cancer: Methods and Protocols (Methods in Molecular Medicine, 39) (2000)
Book surveys the biology, diagnosis, and treatment of ovarian cancer, and provides step-by-step instructions for molecular biology techniques of understanding cancer. Techniques are designed to determine tumor genetics, expression, and protein function, and to elucidate the genetic mechanisms by which gene and immunotherapies may be perfected.

- Stakeholder Opinions: Ovarian Cancer - Beyond Carboplatin and Paclitaxel [DOWNLOAD: PDF] (2003)
Although first-line drug therapy using platinum-based regimens and surgical debulking of the tumor are highly effective at producing a prolonged remission, the treatment of recurrent disease is highly toxic and only effective in a small proportion of patients. Scope Opinion leader feedback on the hot topics and changing treatment practices in ovarian cancer An analysis of the treatment of ovarian cancer, including an in-depth analysis of first and second line therapy based on opinion leader interviews.

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