9781841100548

Case Studies in Breast Cancer

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  • ISBN13:

    9781841100548

  • ISBN10:

    1841100544

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2001-10-01
  • Publisher: Greenwich Medical Media
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Summary

Featuring 37 detailed case studies, with comprehensive explanatory text and full colour illustrations, this book provides any healthcare professional involved in breast cancer with clear guidelines and helpful pointers on the aetiology, diagnosis and treatment of this important and widespread condition. All cases are based on real cases encountered by the author, and provide the reader with realistic scenarios against which to judge their own treatment decisions and upon which to base teaching sessions.

Table of Contents

1. Breast conservation or mastectomy?
2. The influence of coexisting disease
3. The difficult diagnosis
4. Sequential bilateral breast carcinoma
5. Genetic disease
6. Cancer family syndrome
7. HRT and other hormonal issues
8. Adoption after breast cancer
9. Breast cancer in pregnancy
10. The doctor patient
11. The high risk patient
12. The unfit patient
13. Pregnancy after cancer
14. Neoadjuvant chemotherapy
15. Acute illness
16. Metastatic disease-or not?
17. The internet patient
18. Breast cancer and pregnancy
19. Resistant inflammatory breast carcinoma
20. Axillary lymphadenopathy
21. The unusual tumour
22. The professional sportswoman
23. Late stage disease in pregnancy
24. Hormone sensitive disease
25. Receptor negative disease?
26. Solitary bone metastases
27. The orthopaedic challenge
28. Aggressive metastatic disease
29. Responsive metastatic disease
30. Unusual sites of metastatic disease (1)
31. Unusual sites of metastatic disease (2)
32. The neglected tumour and unconventional management
33. Extensive soft tissue disease
34. Male breast cancer
35. Spinal cord compression
36. Recurrent spinal cord compression
37. Brachial plexopathy (1)
38. Brachial plexopathy (2)
39. Brain metastases
Appendices
Index.

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