Breast Cancer Risk Reduction and Early Detection

Hardcover | March 4, 2010

EditorEdward R. Sauter, Mary B. Daly

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The purpose of Breast Cancer Risk Reduction and Early Detection is to provide a single source for primary care physicians, nurses and the lay community to obtain the current approach to breast cancer prevention and early detection. The chapters will be written by experts in the field and will address current science, future directions, and questions that individuals might have to regarding their options to minimize their breast cancer risk, and to find disease that is present as soon as possible.

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The purpose of Breast Cancer Risk Reduction and Early Detection is to provide a single source for primary care physicians, nurses and the lay community to obtain the current approach to breast cancer prevention and early detection. The chapters will be written by experts in the field and will address current science, future directions,...

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Breast  Cancer Risk Reduction and Early Detection provides an in-depth overview of the factors of breast cancer risk and what health care providers and individuals can do to impact the risk of breast cancer in their patient or themselves.  Many books address breast cancer in general or focus on treatment; few focus on prevention and ea...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:250 pages, 10 × 7.01 × 0.1 inPublished:March 4, 2010Publisher:Springer USLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0387875824

ISBN - 13:9780387875828

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Part I: PREVENTION1.  Risk Factors 2.  Lifestyle Factors and Risk of Breast Cancer: A Review of Randomized Trial Findings 3. Chemoprevention 4. Surgical Management of Inherited Susceptibility to Breast CancerPart II: EARLY DETECTION5. Clinical Breast Evaluation and Breast Self-Examination6. Mammography7. Current Status and Future Prospects of Positron Emission Tomography in Breast Carcinoma8. Breast MRI9. Genetic and Molecular Approaches to Imaging Breast Cancer10. Intraductal Approaches: Nipple Aspirate Fluid to Assist In Breast Cancer Detection11. Intraductal Approaches: Mammary Ductoscopy and Ductal Lavage to Assist in the Diagnosis of Breast Cancer12. Blood Markers13. Circulating Tumor Cells in Breast Cancer