Breast Cancer: A Guide to Detection and Multidisciplinary Therapy by Michael H. TorosianBreast Cancer: A Guide to Detection and Multidisciplinary Therapy by Michael H. Torosian

Breast Cancer: A Guide to Detection and Multidisciplinary Therapy

EditorMichael H. Torosian

Paperback | November 19, 2010

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Michael H. Torosian, MD, and a panel of physicians and clinical researchers critically synthesize the wide variety of treatment options available to create a state-of-the-art reference for the management of breast cancer patients. Writing from a multidisciplinary perspective, these authoritative contributors review in the light of the most recent findings the major clinical aspects of breast cancer, including, epidemiology and risk factors, breast imaging, biopsy techniques, breast-conserving surgery and reconstruction, mastectomy, and the latest developments in radiation, hormonal, and chemotherapy. Their expert discussion also addresses special clinical situations (adjuvant chemotherapy, axillary adenopathy as initial presentation, breast cancer during pregnancy, and sarcoma and lymphoma of the breast) and explains current clinical controversies (breast-conserving surgery without radiation therapy, axillary lymph node management, and management of internal mammary lymph nodes).
Title:Breast Cancer: A Guide to Detection and Multidisciplinary TherapyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:358 pages, 10 × 7.01 × 0.68 inPublished:November 19, 2010Publisher:Humana PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Part I. Clinical ManagementEpidemiology and Clinical Risk FactorsMary B. DalyBreast ImagingJulia A. Birnbaum and Emily F. ConantBreast Biopsy TechniquesLisa A. Newman and Frederick C. AmesClinical Classification of Breast CancerMichael H. TorosianBreast-Conserving Surgery: Lumpectomy With or Without Axillary DissectionSamuel W. Beenken and Kirby I. BlandMastectomyDavid R. Brenin and David W. KinneBreast ReconstructionLouis P. Bucky and Gary A. TumaRadiation TherapyBarbara Fowble and Gary FreedmanChemotherapy in Breast CancerMichael P. Russin and Lori J. GoldsteinHormonal Therapy of Breast CancerHalle C. F. Moore and Kevin R. FoxThe Role of Surgery for Metastatic Breast CancerLori JardinesMale Breast CancerMahmoud El-Tamer and Lucy J. KimOncogenes in the Development of Breast CancerXiao Tan Qiao, Kenneth L. van Golen, and Sofia D. MerajverPart II. Special Clinical SituationsPrimary ChemotherapyDeborah L. ToppmeyerAxillary Adenopathy as the Initial Presentation of Breast CancerShirley Scott and Monica MorrowBreast Cancer During PregnancyMary L. Gemignani and Jeanne A. PetrekLocal-Regional Recurrence in Breast CancerThomas J. Kearney and David A. AugustNipple DischargeMarcia BoraasSarcoma and Lymphoma of the Breast: Presentation, Diagnosis, and TreatmentHelena Chang and Jane KakkiPart III. Current Controversies And ResearchBreast Conservation Without Radiation Therapy for Carcinoma of the BreastGordon F. Schwartz.Axillary Node Dissection in Breast CancerJames F. Pingpank Jr. and Ellen R. SigurdsonInternal Mammary Lymph Nodes: Management and Other ControversiesJames C. Watson and John P. HoffmanHigh-Dose Chemotherapy and Autologous Stem Cell Transplantation for Breast CancerEdward A. StadtmauerImmunotherapy and Gene Therapy for Breast CancerDaniela Santoli and Sophie Visonneau

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"The great strength of the book is its multidisciplinary format. In virtually all aspects of cancer treatment, optimal cancer management is becoming a coordinated effort among multiple experts. Breast Cancer...seeks to gather experts from a wide array of oncology disciplines to provide the reader with a broad and balanced perspective on the optimal management of breast cancer." - Robert C. Young, MD, President, American Cancer Society"We have here a well-illustrated, concisely prepared "state of the art" text, with which most questions about mammary cancer can be competently answered. A book for everyone who takes care of women (and men) with breast cancer" - Swiss Surg"The presented book is really an up-to-date source of the modern achievements for various fields of breast cancer managements. The excellently prepared book can be fully recommended to a wide scale of specialists, as medical oncologists, radiologists, surgeons, internal medicine specialists and even for primary care physicians." -Neoplasma