9780763726812

DX/ RX Breast Cancer

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  • ISBN13:

    9780763726812

  • ISBN10:

    0763726818

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2006-03-30
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett
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Summary

Tightly organized into a super-condensed, outline bulleted format, this handy, pocket-sized manual details precise, up-to-date information for diagnosis and treatment of Breast Cancer. Throughout the book, tables and figures summarize important clinical data and current professional society recommendations, while salient references direct readers to additional information. Current, quick, and concise, for instant access on the ward or in the clinic!

Table of Contents

Editor's Preface vii
Introduction ix
1 Epidemiology, Risk Factors, and Screening
1(14)
Risk Factors
2(7)
Screening
9(2)
References
11(4)
2 Diagnostic Tools and Physical Examination
15(4)
Breast Cancer Imaging
15(1)
Physical Examination
15(1)
Biopsy Techniques
16(1)
Additional Diagnostics
16(2)
References
18(1)
3 Histopathology, Staging, Natural History, and Pathologic Prognostic Factors
19(20)
Histopathology
19(3)
Staging
22(8)
Prognostic Factors
30(7)
References
37(2)
4 Surgical Management of Breast Cancer: Ductal Carcinoma In Situ and Invasive Disease
39(4)
Surgical Management
39(2)
References
41(2)
5 Systemic Adjuvant Therapy for Early-Stage Breast Cancer
43(32)
Systemic or Medical Management
43(1)
Endocrine Drug Therapy
44(10)
Adjuvant Systemic Chemotherapy
54(16)
References
70(5)
6 Neoadjuvant Therapy
75(2)
Rationale for Neoadjuvant Therapy
75(1)
Objectives of Neoadjuvant Therapy
75(1)
Principles Addressed in Randomized Trials
75(1)
Conclusions of Multiple Randomized Trials
75(1)
New Directions in Neoadjuvant Treatment of Breast Cancer
76(1)
7 Radiation for Early-Stage Disease
77(4)
Rationale for Radiation for Early Breast Cancer
77(1)
Indications
77(1)
Schedule
77(1)
Accelerated Radiotherapy
77(1)
Boost Irradiation
78(1)
Regional Lymph Node Irradiation Rationale
78(1)
New Radiation Therapy Techniques Under Evaluation
79(1)
References
80(1)
8 Management Issues in Metastatic Breast Cancer
81(14)
Metastatic Breast Cancer (MBC) Management Overview
81(8)
Special Conditions in MBC
89(4)
References
93(2)
9 Long-Term Complications
95(2)
Cardiac Risks
95(1)
Increased Incidence of Second Malignancies
95(1)
References
96(1)
10 Future Therapeutic Directions 97(6)
Targeted Therapy in Breast Cancer
97(4)
References
101(2)
11 Special Conditions: Male Breast Cancer, Pregnancy-Associated Cancer, and Cancer in the Elderly 103(6)
Carcinoma of the Male Breast
103(1)
Pregnancy-Associated Breast Cancer
103(2)
Cancer in the Elderly
105(2)
References
107(2)
12 Prevention Trials 109(2)
Breast Cancer Prevention
109(1)
References
109(2)
13 Hereditary Breast Cancer 111(4)
Clinical Genetics
111(2)
Prostate Screening
113(2)
14 Primary Care Issues for Breast Cancer Survivors 115(9)
Primary Care Issues
115(3)
Complications of Breast Cancer Treatment and Management
118(6)
References 124(3)
Index 127

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