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This book comprehensively covers endometrial carcinoma, a type of gynecological cancer that is often overlooked but of great interest. Although the incidence of the disease is rapidly increasing, both per se and as part of familial cancer syndromes, there is a greatdeal of controversy regarding its diagnosis, evaluation and management.
This book underlines the significance of endometrial carcinoma, highlights key prevention measures, charts its evaluation, and addresses the stage-by-stage management of this malignancy, with particular attention to the role of minimally invasive surgery. Further, itincludes a chapter on future perspectives including robotics, targeted therapies and other developments in the offing.
Overall, the book provides a comprehensive guide to endometrial cancer, which if approached properly, can have an excellent prognosis, thus saving many lives and/or achieving substantially improved quality of life.
Dr. Ranu Patni is a prominent gynecologic oncologist with more than fifteen years of experience in ‘Gynecologic Oncology’. After postgraduate work in Obstetrics and Gynecology, her quest for clinical, surgical and academic excellence led her to constantly upgradeher skills through trainings from reputed international and national institutions, including King George V Hospital (Sydney, Australia) and Tata Memorial Hospital (Mumbai). She has been a pioneer in establishing the concept of ‘Gynecological Oncology’ and ‘Menopausal Medicine’ in the state of Rajasthan, India.Her surgical skills are backed not only by a large number of gynecological cancer surgeries including those on many challenging endometrial cancer patients, but also by very competitive long-term results. She iswell known for her age-appropriate approach to individual patients and routinely adopts evidence-based fertility preservation techniques and hormonal conservation measures.She also has a keen interest in research and dissemination of knowledge among the medicalfraternity as well as the public. She has organized and participated in numerous national and international conferences / workshops, contributed chapters to books of national repute, published papers in national and international journals, edited and peer-reviewedpapers for prominent journals, is an active member of many academic societies and has been a Principal investigator in large multicentric clinical trials on ‘Postmenopausal Osteoporosis’.A unique feature of Dr. Patni’s career is her passion for public health education.Over the past twenty years, she has repeatedly engaged in efforts to educate the public, especially women, about the preventive and therapeutic aspects of various health issues.