Chapter 17. Gynaecological Cancer

  1. Robert Souhami CBE, MD, FRCP, FRCR, F Med Sci1 and
  2. Jeffrey Tobias MA (Cantab), MD, FRCP, FRCR2

Published Online: 12 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470994887.ch17

Cancer and its Management, Fifth Edition

Cancer and its Management, Fifth Edition

How to Cite

Souhami, R. and Tobias, J. (2005) Gynaecological Cancer, in Cancer and its Management, Fifth Edition, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470994887.ch17

Author Information

  1. 1

    Director of Policy and Communication Cancer Research UK, London UK and Emeritus Professor of Medicine, University College London, London, UK

  2. 2

    Professor of Cancer Medicine University College London, London UK and Consultant in Clinical Oncology, The Meyerstein Institute of Oncology, The Middlesex Hospital, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 14 JUN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405126366

Online ISBN: 9780470994887



  • gynaecological cancer;
  • routine papanicolaou screening cytology;
  • cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN);
  • international federation of gynaecology and obstetrics (FIGO);
  • tumour node metastasis (TNM)


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Carcinoma of the Cervix

  • Carcinoma of the Uterus

  • Carcinoma of the Ovary

  • Germ Cell Tumours of the Ovary

  • Carcinoma of the Fallopian Tube

  • Carcinoma of the Vulva

  • Carcinoma of the Vagina

  • Choriocarcinoma

  • References