Breast Cancer

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Daniel F. Roses
Elsevier Churchill Livingstone, 2005 - Medical - 812 pages
This updated New Edition provides a complete yet concise understanding of breast cancer-from biology, pathology, and screening through diagnosis, treatment, long-term follow-up, and adjuvant care. Its practical, multidisciplinary focus addresses the concerns of every member of the health care team. A unique question-and-answer format offers clear answers to clinical questions, enhancing communication among physicians, nurses, and patients.

  • Considers the full range of management options, including radiation therapy, chemotherapy, hormone therapy, and monoclonal antibody therapy.
  • Uses a question-and-answer format to make reference easy.
  • Saves time by examining only well-established, proven diagnostic and therapeutic strategies.


  • Incorporates new chapters on needle biopsy, lymph node pathology, sonography, new diagnostic imaging modalities, MRI, emerging surgical approaches (such as radiofrequency and cryoablative techniques), and medicolegal issues.
  • Offers brand-new coverage of lymphatic mapping and sentinel node biopsy, molecular pathology, and the latest chemotherapeutic options.
  • Presents 50% new contributors who are international leaders in molecular biology, genetics, radiology, pathology, surgery, and oncology.
  • Delivers nearly 300 new clinical photographs and line illustrations.


With 60 additional contributing experts.

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Biology of Breast Cancer
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