ESGO Gynaecological Oncology Textbook (3rd Edition, 2016)

15 Sections – 220 Chapters – 400+ Contributing authors from 38 countries

Following the success of the 1st and 2nd edition of the Textbook of Gynaecological Oncology, the 3rd edition published in Sep 2016 and launched at the ESGO State of Conference in Antalya, has taken this highly acclaimed publication a step further. Original chapters were revised and new chapters were developed reflecting the evolving needs of the community of gynae-oncologists in training.

The textbook is the most comprehensive and up to date reference in the field, a must have for every professional, fellow or trainee. Check out the table of contents and list of authors.

State-of-the-Art Reference in the field

So many of the world’s leading experts have voluntarily contributed state-of-the-art chapters in a remarkable turnaround time. As one of the editors, I have read just about every chapter and can vouch for the clinical excellence and up-to-date status...It is a credit to all the societies involved and a fantastic asset for trainees in all disciplines of gynaecological oncology. I think it will also be a wonderful asset for established specialists, who will find its state-of-the-art references an invaluable resource.

Nicholas Reed, Glasgow UK, Preface to the Third Edition

New Topics, Authors and Features

In this edition, new authors have worked on a number of new topics. The whole book is up to date with the most recent literature in the field, and features new demonstrative figures summarizing the operations step by step.

A special section for each disease was created, thus ensuring a systematical learning experience.


»New Chapters and New Authors
  • Imaging Technologies Related Chapters
  • Extensive Chapters on Gestational Trophoblastic Diseases
  • Targeted Therapies and Immuno-Oncology
  • Rare Gynaecological Cancers
  • New Screening Technologies with Updated Extensive Information on HPV Vaccination
  • Radiotherapy Techniques for Each Gynaecological Cancers
  • New Surgical Chapters
    • HIPEC and Normothermic Surgeries in Ovarian Cancers
    • Step by step robotic lymphadenectomies
    • Laparoscopic and Robotic Radical hysterectomies
    • Laparoscopc Exentaration
    • Indocynanin Green Fluorescence Guided Compartmental Surgery in Uterine Cancers
    • Type D Radical Hysterectomy
    • Technique of Liver Resection, Neo-Bladder Reconstruction, Colorectal Surgeries
  • New Chapters on Adverse Effects of Surgery and Other Treatments
»New Features and Updates
  • Easy to Use Index: Disease-Based Indexing
  • Updated 2016 Literature Based Chapters
  • Picture Galleries and Disease by Disease Pathology Chapters

Get a first glance of the new textbook and access the 5 top recommended chapters:

  1. Surgical Anatomy in Pelvic Gynecologic Oncology
  2. Ultrasonography in Gynaecological Cancers
  3. Technique of Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy: Normothermic and Hyperthermic
  4. Nerve-Sparing Surgery in Cervical Carcinoma
  5. GCIG Rare Tumour Working Group Guidelines


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ESGO is extremely proud to be associated with this unique publication and acknowledges the support and effort of all those who have been involved in the production of this book. We are extremely grateful to all contributing authors for their contributions and to editors for their tireless effort and enthusiasm in putting the textbook together. We would also like to thank the Turkish Society of Gynaecologic Oncology for their support and endorsement.

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