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Gynecological Cancer Care: A Guide to Practice

Gynecological Cancer Care: A Guide to Practice

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Gynaecological cancers represent the second most common group of cancer and the most common cause of cancer deaths in women. This Ausmed textbook teaches the art of caring for women experiencing these cancers.

  • Edited By: Tish Lancaster
  • Published Date: March 20, 2006
  • Publisher: Ausmed Publications
  • ISBN: 0-9752018-0-8

Overview

Gynaecological cancers represent the second most common group of cancer and the most common cause of cancer deaths in women. This Ausmed package teaches the art of caring for women experiencing these cancers.

As another volume in Ausmed’s acclaimed ‘Guide to Practice’ series, Gynaecological Cancer Care: A Guide to Practice provides expert, practical, anthropocentric, evidence-based advice for all those who care for women with these diseases. Every respective author of the twenty two chapters is a clinical expert in her field, and this has ensured that current research knowledge and clinical expertise come together to provide readers with comprehensive, relevant guidance for the professional care of women with gynaecological cancer.

This book has the capacity to enable a very real difference to be made to the lives of women who may be diagnosed with gynaecological cancers from a person-centred perspective.

Key Features

  • There are 28 international chapter authors who are acknowledged experts in their various fields of cancer care
  • Challenges health care professionals throughout the world to respond with the latest knowledge and the best clinical practice in gynaecological cancer care
  • In keeping with the evidence-based nature of the text, the book concludes with a list of references and a comprehensive, cross-referenced index
  • A definitive textbook on gynaecological cancer care

About the Editors/Authors

Tish Lancaster

Tish Lancaster is a registered nurse who holds an oncology certificate and bachelor’s degree in health science (nursing). She is a fellow of the College of Nursing (NSW), a fellow of the Royal College of Nursing, Australia, deputy chairperson of the Cancer Nurses Society of Australia, and the chairperson of the society’s Research Advisory Committee. Tish has worked as a cancer nurse for more than 20 years, and is currently the clinical nurse consultant for gynaecological oncology at Westmead Hospital (Sydney, Australia).

Kathryn Nattress

Kathryn Nattress is a registered nurse who holds a bachelor’s degree in science (nursing), a master’s degree in medical science (palliative care), and a specialist practitioner qualification in palliative care. Kathryn has worked as a cancer nurse in Scotland and Australia for more than ten years and is currently the clinical nurse consultant for gynaecological oncology at the Sydney Cancer Centre. Kathryn has provided nursing representation on a variety of national working parties and has been involved in the development and implementation of guidelines for quality assurance, accreditation, and the management of ovarian cancer.


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