Breast Cancer - The Art and Science of Early Detection with Mammography: Perception, Interpretation, Histopathologic Correlation

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Thieme, Jan 1, 2011 - Medical - 484 pages
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2004 RSNA Bestseller!Early detection is our most effective means for reducing the number of unnecessary deaths caused by breast cancer; however, the lack of skilled mammographic readings, especially in early stage breast cancer, makes this a less effective tool than it could be. In this book, one of the world's most renowned mammographers shares his decades of experience in the analysis and interpretation of mammographic images. With Dr. Tabar's clear procedures and expert guidance, you will learn to discern the most subtle of pathologic changes to ensure that patients receive optimal and timely treatment. You will also improve your ability to recognize the full range of normal anatomic variability, avoiding unnecessary additional imaging and interventional procedures.This book contains more than 1,600 high-definition images, many in full-color, to demonstrate anatomic structures, variations in normal tissue, and difficult-to-identify abnormalities. You will also appreciate clear photographs of pathologic specimens, including subgross 3-D, and large, thin-section histologic sections, correlated with mammographic images. The result of more than two decades of intensive clinical experience, this is the ultimate mammographic atlas for developing expert interpretive skills. No radiologist or breast imager should be without this highly instructive professional reference.
 

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Contents

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Nonpalpable ScreenDetected Breast Cancer 172 Conclusion
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Morphological Heterogeneity of Breast Cancer
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Comments and Conclusions 180 Morphological Heterogeneity of Breast Cancer
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The Impact of Early Detection on Breast Cancer The Progressive Nature of Breast Cancer
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Finding Breast Cancer when it is Still Small Use of Systematic viewing Methods
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A Systematic Method for Viewing Mammograms 238 Definite Pathological Lesion Causing
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Systematic Approach to the Analysis of the Lesions Localized in the Retroglandular Clear
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LargeSection Histology of the Breast
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Subgross ThickSection Histology Technique
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Handling and Staining the Sections 413 Conclusions
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Mammography Positioning Technique
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References
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References
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Subject index
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Professor of Radiology, University of Uppsala School of Medicine, and Director, Dept. of Mammography, Central Hospital, Falun, Sweden

Associate Professor of Pathology, University of Uppsala School of Medicine, and Chairman, Dept. of Pathology and Clinical Cytology, Central Hospital, Falun, Sweden

Professor, Dept. of Diagnostic Radiology, University of Turku, Finland; Visiting Professor, Brigham and Womens Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

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