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Special Issue Title: Surgery for gynecological cancer: current evidences and perspectives

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· Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 May 2021

Special Issue Editor

Guest Editor

Dr. Federico Ferrari

Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Neonatology of ASST Spedali Civili (Tertiary Teaching Hospital in Brescia), Italy

Interests: Gynecologic Oncology

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Gynecological surgery is the oldest therapeutic approach for the treatment of malignancy of the female tract. Surgical techniques evolved dramatically in the last decades, according to the improvement and implementation of technology and perioperative assistance. Appropriateness of surgery and standardization of the procedures are an ongoing debate and a paradigmatic example is the surprising finding regarding the worst prognosis of minimally invasive approach in cervical cancer. In fact, many international studies are reporting different strategies and study hypothesis to overcome this issue. On the other side minimally invasive surgery and the tailoring of surgical lymph nodal staging play a big role in endometrial and vulvar cancer, representing a paradigm of shifting towards less invasive, but appropriate procedures. Aggressive open surgery remains on the contrary, a cornerstone for advanced ovarian cancer, even though pioneers reported experiences with minimally invasive surgery in selected patients. Nonetheless, there are many rarer gynecological cancers requiring a stronger evidence based knowledge about their surgical approach, especially in the conservative surgical approach. Finally, a common framework of perioperative care in gynecological surgery is mandatory and nowadays, enhanced recovery after surgery protocol should be the new standard of care.

The aim of this special issue is to highlight the evolution of surgical indications, procedures and perioperative care for the treatment of gynecological cancers, with an overview of the current trends and future perspectives.

Dr. Federico Ferrari

Guest Editor


Manuscript Submission Information

Manuscripts should be submitted online at https://ejgo.imrpress.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.

Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a double-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. European Journal of Gynaecological Oncology is an international peer-reviewed open access quarterly journal published by IMR Press.

Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is $1250. We normally offer a discount greater than 30% (APC: $850) to all contributors invited by the Editor-in-Chief, Guest Editor (GE) and Editorial board member. Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English.

Surgery, gynecological cancer, surgical indications, perioperative care

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Planned Papers

Type: Review

Title:  Aggressive surgery for advanced ovarian cancer: an update on current trend
Authors: Dr. Sara forte

Type: Original Research

Title: Impact of low serum albumin level and concomitant bowel resection in optimally debulked ovarian cancer: a multicentric retrospective analyses
Authors: Dr. Federico Ferrari

Type: Original Research

Title: Clinicopathological Risk Factors and Survival Analysis of Patients with Synchronous Ovarian and Endometrial Cancer
Authors: Mehmet Sait Bakır

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