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Title Cancer treatment and the ovary : clinical and laboratory analysis of ovarian toxicity / edited by Richard A. Anderson, Norah Spears.

Published London : Academic Press in an imprint of Elsevier, [2015]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xii, 149 pages) : color illustrations
Series Elsevier ClinicalKey Australia
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Ovarian follicle biology and the basis for gonadotoxicity -- Relevant cancer diagnoses, commonly used chemotherapy agents and their biochemical mechanisms of action -- Clinical assessment of ovarian toxicity -- The current understanding of clinical data on ovarian toxicity from cancer treatment -- In vivo models of ovarian toxicity -- In vitro models of ovarian toxicity -- Ovarian tissue cryopreservation for fertility preservation -- Current clinical approaches to protecting the ovary : GnRH analogues -- Preclinical approaches to the protection of ovarian function.
Summary Cancer treatment and the ovary: clinical and laboratory analysis of ovarian toxicity provides the reader with a basic understanding on how the ovary is adversely impacted by cancer treatment, an essential foundational knowledge for this rapidly-developing field. The book describes both the clinical and laboratory approaches to discovering the potentially adverse effects of cancer treatment on the ovary, also laying out possible preventative approaches and future directions for the field. Clinicians working in the field of reproductive biology and oncology will find an essential references.
Other author Anderson, Richard A., editor.
Spears, Norah, editor.
Elsevier issuing body.
Subject Cancer.
Cancer -- Treatment -- Complications.
Ovaries -- Cancer -- Diagnosis.
Ovaries -- Cancer -- Treatment.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780128016015 (electronic bk.)
0128016019 (electronic bk.)
9780128015919 (paperback)
0128015918 (pbk.)