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Special Issue Title: Imaging of Tumour Response in Gynaecological Cancer 

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· Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 November 2021

Special Issue Editor

Guest Editor

Dr. Teresa Margarida Cunha

Department of Radiology, Instituto Português de Oncologia de Lisboa Francisco Gentil, Lisbon, Portugal

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Interests: Gynaecologic Radiologist

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Gynaecological cancer, including endometrial, cervical, ovarian, and vulvar cancer, constitutes a heterogeneous group of neoplasms with different epidemiology, morphology, and clinical courses.

In the last few years, the widespread implementation of screening programs and improvements of imaging techniques has led to greater detection of gynaecological cancer, providing excellent opportunities to update tumour staging, cancer treatment, and patient follow-up.

Currently, a multimodal approach involving serum tumour biomarkers associated with innovative imaging techniques seems to be an optimal strategy for evaluating tumour presence, dissemination, recurrence, and/or response to tumour treatment in women with gynaecological cancer.

In this special issue, the authors will present relevant studies to provide an overview of the main MRI features of recurrent gynaecological cancer in the pelvis, in lymph nodes, and of distant metastatic disease. These findings must be properly recognized since they play an essential role in management and prognoses of these patients.

Furthermore, we pretend to discuss and enumerate the expected MRI pelvic changes after gynaecological cancer treatment, which can be a confounding factor with severe disease, and highlight their possible associated complications that can frankly affect the quality of life of these women. Imaging of post-therapeutic changes in fertility-sparing procedures will also be examined.

Studies addressing the radiological findings in several imaging techniques after gynaecological tumour treatment, possible pitfalls, and their main complications will be welcome.

Prof. Dr. Teresa Margarida Cunha

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.  Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English.

Recurrence; Ovarian Carcinoma; Cervical Carcinoma; Endometrial Carcinoma; Vulvar Carcinoma; Fertility

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