Author | William J. Hoskins, MD

Articles

The Key to Improving Survival in Ovarian Cancer: Better Screening of Women With Vague Symptoms, Leading to Earlier Diagnosis, More Effective Surgery

June 15, 2013

Although the combination of CA-125 and HE4 appears indicated for use in symptomatic patients or in patients with an adnexal mass, there is no evidence that it would be indicated as a screening test in asymptomatic patients.

Appropriately Aggressive Management for a Rare Cancer

September 01, 2008

Vaginal carcinoma is rare, accounting for 1% to 2% of female genital cancers.[1] Squamous cell cancer accounts for 80% to 90% of vaginal cancers. Human papillomavirus (HPV) viral particles can be identified in approximately 60% of invasive squamous cancers of the vagina.[2]

Cancer Management: A Multidisciplinary Approach

June 01, 2007

The fundamental principle behind this book, as stated by the publisher, The Oncology Group (also publisher of the journal ONCOLOGY and news magazine Oncology News International) was to provide a truly integrated, multidisciplinary approach to the management of cancer patients. For this updated 10th edition, the editors have enlisted 114 medical, surgical, and radiation oncologists, whose contributions provide an excellent overview of the important principles of cancer management.