Dx/Rx: Breast Cancer

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-01-14
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

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Tightly organized into a super-condensed outline bulleted format, this completely revised and updated Dx/Rx: Breast Cancer, Second Edition provides precise, up-to-date information for diagnosis and surgical, radiotherapeutic and chemotherapeutic treatment of breast cancer. This pocket-sized manual covers staging, monoclonal antibody therapy, genetic aspects of breast cancer, and prevention strategies, among other important topics. Throughout the book, tables and figures summarize important clinical data and current professional society recommendations, while salient references direct readers to additional information. New to the Second Edition:Tumor size prognostic featuresClinical trial qualificationsUpdated list of recommended treatments and future treatment optionsand moreCurrent, quick and concise, Dx/Rx: Breast Cancer provides physicians instant access on the ward or in the clinic.

Table of Contents

Chapter1 Epidemiology, Risk Factors, and Screening
Chapter2 Diagnostic Tools and Physical Examination
Chapter3 Histopathology, Staging, Natural History, and Pathologic Prognostic Factors
Chapter4 Surgical Management of Breast Cancer: Ductal Carcinoma In Situ and Invasive Disease
Chapter5 Systemic Adjuvant Therapy for Early-Stage Breast Cancer
Chapter6 Neoadjuvant Therapy
Chapter7 Radiation for Early-Stage Disease
Chapter8 Management Issues in Metastatic Breast Cancer
Chapter9 Long-Term Complications
Chapter10 Future Therapeutic Directions
Chapter11 Special Conditions: Male Breast Cancer, Pregnancy-Associated Cancer, and Cancer in the Elderly
Chapter12 Prevention Trials
Chapter13 Hereditary Breast Cancer
Chapter14 Primary Care Issues for Breast Cancer Survivors

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