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100 Questions & Answers About Cervical Cancer

Author(s): Don S. Dizon, MD, FACP, Associate Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology and Medicine, Brown Medical School/Women & Infants' Hospital of Rhode Island, Providence, Rhode Island
Michael L. Krychman, MD, Medical Director of Sexual Medicine, Hoag Hospital, Executive Director, Southern California Center for Sexual Health and Survivorship Medicine, Associate Clinical Professor, University of Southern California
Paul DiSilvestro, MD, FACG, Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics-Gynecology, Brown Medical School
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  • ISBN-13: 9780763754471
  • ISBN-10:0763754471
  • Paperback    160 pages      © 2009
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The only text to provide both the patient’s and doctor’s views, 100 Questions & Answers About Cervical Cancer aims to provide a much needed primer for patients and their families and aims to address the questions most relevant to a woman following a diagnosis of pre-invasive changes or invasive cervical cancer. This text gives up-to-date, authoritative, practical answers to your questions about cervical cancer; not only the diagnosis and treatment of the disease, but also female survivorship. This is an invaluable resource for anyone coping with the physical and emotional turmoil of this frightening disease. 

Questions In This Text Include:

  • What does it mean to have early invasive cervical cancer?
  • What is the prognosis for women whose disease is advanced?
  • What should I know about my general health maintenance?
  • What is the cervical cancer vaccine?

Don S. Dizon, MD, FACP-Associate Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology and Medicine, Brown Medical School/Women & Infants' Hospital of Rhode Island, Providence, Rhode Island

Dr. Dizon holds a dual appointment as Associate Professor in both Obstetrics and Gynecology and Medicine at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. He is a 1991 graduate of the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and trained in Internal Medicine at Yale New-Haven Hospital followed by Medical Oncology specialization at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC). While at MSKCC he developed expertise in gynecologic malignancies and received a Career Development Award from the American Society of Clinical Oncology for work on platinum drug resistance. He was a member of the Developmental Therapeutics faculty and Gynecology Disease Management Team of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center until 2003 when he assumed his current role as the director of Medical Oncology for the Program in Women’s Oncology of Women & Infants’ Hospital of Rhode Island, where he also serves as the Medical Director of the Program’s Integrative Care Program. In 2005 he helped establish the state’s first Center for Sexuality, Intimacy, and Fertility for women with cancer.  In 2005 he was elected Fellow of the American College of Physicians (ACP) and he is currently on the Board of Directors for the Rhode Island chapter of the ACP.  Nationally, he continues to pursue research in the novel treatments of both breast and gynecological cancers and is active in the Gynecologic Oncology Group, serving on Phase I, Developmental Therapeutics, and Cervix committees. He is the President of the National Consortium of Breast Centers and has federal funding to further explore the role of social networks in advance care planning of women with cancer.
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Michael L. Krychman, MD-Medical Director of Sexual Medicine, Hoag Hospital, Executive Director, Southern California Center for Sexual Health and Survivorship Medicine, Associate Clinical Professor, University of Southern California

Michael L. Krychman, MD, FACOG, is the Medical Director of Sexual Medicine at Hoag Hospital, and the Executive Director of the Southern California Center for Sexual Health and Survivorship Medicine, both located in Newport Beach, CA. He is presently Associate Clinical Attending at the University of Southern California and the University of California Irvine. He is the former Co-Director of The Sexual Medicine and Rehabilitation Program at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

Dr. Krychman holds licenses from 3 states (CA, PA, NY), and is a board certified OB/GYN. He is a clinical sexologist and AASECT-certified sexual counselor, with a Masters in Public Health and Human Sexuality.

Dr. Krychman is on the editorial board for the Journal of Sexual Medicine, Current Sexual Medicine Report, and is an associate editor for Sexuality for The Female Patient. In addition to these two outstanding books, Dr. Krychman is coauthor of 100 Questions & Answers About Cervical Cancer (also published by Jones & Bartlett Learning), and has written numerous chapters for leading sexual medicine textbooks.

Dr. Krychman’s clinical interests include breast cancer sexuality, the impact of chronic medical diseases like hypertension, diabetes and cardiovascular disease health and its implications on sexual function. He also has a focus on the impact of sexuality and overall quality of life.

Paul DiSilvestro, MD, FACG-Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics-Gynecology, Brown Medical School

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