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TitleBreast Cancer [electronic resource] / edited by Kelly K. Hunt, Geoffrey L. Robb, Eric A. Strom, Naoto T. Ueno
ImprintNew York, NY : Springer New York : Imprint: Springer, 2001
Connect tohttp://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-21842-7
Descript XV, 520 p. online resource

SUMMARY

Breast Cancer, Second Edition, is the seventh book in the M. D. Anderson Cancer Care Series. This book, like the others in this series, highlights M. D. Anderson Cancer Center's multidisciplinary approach and reviews the entire spectrum of patient care, from prevention and screening through diagnosis and treatment through posttreatment follow-up and survivorship issues. This new edition of Breast Cancer has been extensively revised and updated. It covers newer approaches adopted since the first edition of this book was published in 2001, such as new options for breast cancer prevention, the role of MRI screening for women at high risk for breast cancer development, and integration of trastuzumab (Herceptin) into treatment regimens for early breast cancer. A number of new tables and figures have been added as well. In 19 comprehensive yet concise chapters, the experts at M. D. Anderson discuss primary prevention of breast cancer, screening for early detection of breast cancer, genetic predisposition to breast cancer and genetic counseling and testing, diagnostic imaging, pathology, surgical options, reconstructive surgery, radiation therapy, prognostic markers, standard and high-dose chemotherapy, hormonal therapy, gynecologic problems in breast cancer patients, posttreatment rehabilitation, menopausal health after breast cancer, and sexuality in breast cancer survivors. This thorough, practical volume, which includes more than 70 figures and 30 tables, is an essential clinical guide for oncologists, surgeons, internists, family practitioners, and other health care providers involved in the care of patients with breast cancer


CONTENT

1 Multidisciplinary Care of the Breast Cancer Patient: Overview and Implementation -- 2 Primary Prevention of Breast Cancer and Screening for Early Detection of Breast Cancer -- 3 Genetic Predisposition to Breast Cancer -- 4 Mammography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Breast, and Radionuclide Imaging of the Breast -- 5 Breast Sonography -- 6 Core Needle Biopsy and Needle Localization Biopsy of Nonpalpable Breast Lesions: Technical Considerations and Diagnostic Challenges -- 7 Surgical Options for Breast Cancer -- 8 Reconstructive Surgery -- 9 Radiation Therapy for Early and Advanced Breast Disease -- 10 Serum and Tissue Markers for Breast Cancer -- 11 Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer -- 12 High-Dose Chemotherapy as Treatment for High-Risk Primary and Metastatic Breast Cancer -- 13 Endocrine Therapy for Breast Cancer -- 14 Gynecologic Problems in Patients with Breast Cancer -- 15 Special Clinical Situations in Patients with Breast Cancer -- 16 Rehabilitation of Patients with Breast Cancer -- 17 Menopausal Health after Breast Cancer -- 18 Management of Sexual Problems in Women with Breast Cancer


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