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100 Questions & Answers About Vulvar Cancer and Other Diseases of the Vulva and Vagina

Author(s): Debra S Heller, MD
Lara J Burrows, MD, MSc
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  • ISBN-13: 9780763758257
  • Paperback    131 pages      © 2010
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EMPOWER YOURSELF!

Whether you're a newly diagnosed patient or are a friend or loved one of someone suffering from a vulva/vaginal disease, this book offers help. The only text available to provide both the doctor's and patient's views, 100 Questions & Answers About Vulvar Cancer and Other Diseases of the Vulva and Vagina provides practical, authoritative answers to 100 of the most common questions asked by women diagnosed with cancer of the vulva/vagina and related gynecologic diseases. Written by an expert medical pathologist, with actual patient commentary, this book is an invaluable resource for anyone coping with the physical and emotional turmoil of this frightening disease.

Part  1  The Basics
Part  2  Vulvar Pain
Part  3  Vaginal Discharge and Itching
Part  4  Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Part  5  Skin Disorders of the Vulva
Part  6  Pre-invasive Conditions and Vulvar cancer
Part  7  Pregnancy and Menopause

Debra S Heller, MD

Debra S. Heller, MD is a graduate of New York Medical College in Valhalla NY. She completed a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York, and practiced Obstetrics & Gynecology for several years before taking a second residency in Anatomic Pathology, with fellowships in Gynecological Pathology and in Pediatric Pathology. Dr. Heller is board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology, in Anatomic Pathology, and in Pediatric Pathology, and serves as the gynecologic and pediatric pathologist for the Department of Laboratory Medicine at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. Dr. Heller is Professor of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, with a joint appointment in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology. She is the former Secretary–General of the International Society for the Study of Vulvovaginal Disease, and is actively involved in their Education Committee, organizing and speaking on topics relating to vulvovaginal disease. Research interests include diseases of the vulva, cancers of the female genital tract, and placental pathology relating to poor pregnancy outcome.

 

Lara J Burrows, MD, MSc

Lara J. Burrows, MD, MSC, completed her undergraduate work at New York University. She attended Dartmouth Medical School and completed her residency in Gynecology and Obstetrics at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. She then completed a fellowship in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery at Magee-Womens Hospital and also received a Masters Degree in Clinical Research and Statistical Analysis from the
University of Pittsburgh. She currently practices in Washington, DC, at the Center for Vulvovaginal Disorders.