Breast Carcinoma: Risk and Detection
This unique guidebook offers an objective analysis of the etiology, pathogenesis and management of breast cancer. Based on 3,000 case studies of breast carcinoma, the authors identify the risk factors and symptoms of the disease. Special features of the text include information on how to use appropriate immuno-assay and other tagging methods for early detection; a chapter on the chemical relationship of breast cyst fluid to breast carcinoma; a chapter on diagnosis which details the indications, contraindications, and interpretation of common diagnostic methods; and much more.
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ADVANCING AGE PREDISPOSING TO BREAST
THE CLASSIFICATION OF BENIGN EPITHELIAL
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