Key Features

  • 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.

Table of Contents

SECTION I. Molecular and Epidemiologic Issues

Chapter 1. Epidemiology of Breast Cancer

Chapter 2. Oncogenetic Basis of Breast Cancer

Chapter 3. Molecular and Cellular Biology of Breast Cancer

Chapter 4. Hormonal Influences on Oncogenesis and Growth of Breast Cancer

Chapter 5. Risk Factors for Breast Cancer

Chapter 6. Prevention of Breast Cancer


SECTION II. Pathology

Chapter 7. Pathologic Evolution of Pre-Invasive Breast Cancer: The Atypical Hyperplasias

Chapter 8. Pathology of In-Situ Breast Cancer

Chapter 9. Pathology of Invasive Breast Cancer

Chapter 10. Pathology of Special Forms of Breast Cancer

Chapter 11. Pathology of Regional Lymph Nodes

Chapter 12. Molecular Pathology of Breast Cancer


SECTION III. Diagnosis

Chapter 13. Surveillance Strategy for Breast Cancer

Chapter 14. Clinical Assessment of Benign Breast Disease and Cancer

Chapter 15. Mammographic Diagnosis of Breast Cancer

Chapter 16. Sonographic Diagnosis of Breast Cancer

Chapter 17. Needle Biopsy Diagnosis of Breast Cancer

Chapter 18. Advanced Technology and Diagnostic Strategy for Breast Cancer


SECTION IV. Staging and Prognosis

Chapter 19. Evaluating and Staging the Patient with Breast Cancer

Chapter 20. Genetic Counseling

SECTION V. Treatment

Chapter 21. Development of Modern Breast Cancer Treatment

Chapter 22. Multimodality Treatment of Breast Cancer

Chapter 23. Treatment of In-Situ Breast Cancer

Chapter 24. Surgery for Breast Cancer

Chapter 25. Reconstruction Following Surgery for Breast Cancer

Chapter 26. Radiotherapy for In-Situ, Stage I, and Stage II Breast Cancer

Chapter 27. Adjuvant Systemic Treatment for Breast Cancer

Chapter 28. Treatment of Bilateral Breast Cancer

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Details

No. of pages:
832
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2005
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
Electronic ISBN:
9780702035975
Print ISBN:
9780443066344

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