Breast Cancer

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PMPH-USA, 2006 - Medical - 607 pages
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Breast Cancer, Second Editionis intended to provide a comprehensive description of current and evolving aspects of breast cancer including the biologic basis of disease, epidemiology, risk assessment, diagnostic evaluation, treatment strategies, and surveillance measures. The second edition expands considerably on the first edition, containing greater emphasis on issues relevant to medical oncology and the broader oncology community. New to this edition are chapters on the male breast, breast cancer in the augmented breast and breast cancer in multiethnic/multiracial populations.

Part of the American Cancer Society‚€™s acclaimedAtlas of Clinical Oncology series, this volume offers an expert overview of breast cancer. Topics range from epidemiology and genetics to diagnosis, management and reconstruction. Post-treatment care, as well as male breast cancer, is also discussed.

 

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Contents

History of Breast Cancer
1
Anatomy of the Breast Axilla and Thoracic Wall
15
The Evolving Concept of the Breast Center
31
Epidemiology of Breast Cancer
47
Genetics Natural History and DMABased Genetic Counseling in Hereditary Breast Cancer
61
Molecular Basis of Breast Cancer
83
Breast Cancer Risk Assessment and Management
96
Role of Screening in Breast Cancer Mortality Reduction
107
Endocrine Therapy of Early and Advanced Breast Cancer
331
Radiation Therapy in Early and Advanced Breast Cancer
353
Evolution in Breast Reconstruction
380
Unusual Breast Histology
405
Multifocal Multicentric and Bilateral Breast Cancer
420
Breast Cancer in the Previously Augmented Breast
432
Breast Cancer in the Irradiated Breast
446
Novel Radiation Therapy Techniques
454

Diagnostic Breast Imaging
116
Sonography of Breast Cancer
137
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
162
Diagnostic Techniques
176
Pathology of Invasive Breast Cancer
198
Staging and Histologic Grading
217
Ductal Carcinoma In Situ
226
Oncoplastic Surgery of the Breast
248
Evaluation and Surgical Management of Stage I and II Breast Cancer
272
Locally Advanced Breast Cancer
287
Axillary Staging and Therapeutics
302
Adjuvant Chemotherapy
312
Pregnancy and Breast Cancer
473
Hormone Therapy and Breast Cancer
487
Male Breast Cancer
497
Management of Locoregional Recurrences
511
Breast Cancer and MultiethnicMultiracial Populations
524
ImageGuided Ablation for Breast Cancer
540
Lymphedema
551
Surveillance Strategies for Breast Cancer Survivors
575
A Patients Perspective
583
Index
589
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David J. Winchester MD, FACSAssociate Professor of Surgery Northwestern University Fineberg School of Medicine Chief, Division of General Surgery and Surgical Oncology Evanston Northwestern Healthcare Evanston, Illinois

David P. Winchester MD, FACSProfessor of Surgery Northwestern University Fineberg School of Medicine Chairman, Department of Surgery Evanston Northwestern Healthcare Evanston, Illinois

Clifford Hudis MDAssociate Professor of Medicine Weill Medical School of Cornell University Chief, Breast Cancer Medicine Service Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center New York, New York

Larry Norton MDProfessor of Medicine Weill Medical School of Cornell University Deputy Physician-in-Chief for Breast Cancer Programs Norma S. Sarofim Chair in Clinical Oncology Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center New York, New York

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