Management of Breast Diseases by Ismail JatoiManagement of Breast Diseases by Ismail Jatoi

Management of Breast Diseases

EditorIsmail Jatoi, Manfred Kaufmann

Hardcover | December 18, 2009

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This multi-authored and comprehensive work provides a reference to the overall management of diseases of the breast (both benign and malignant). Pertinent controversies are discussed, and perspectives presented from both sides of the Atlantic. This highly practical guide serves as a reference for the wide range of physicians and surgeons who treat diseases of the breast.
Title:Management of Breast DiseasesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:684 pagesPublished:December 18, 2009Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:354069742X

ISBN - 13:9783540697428

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Table of Contents

Anatomy and Physiology of the Breast.- Congenital and Developmental Abnormalities of the Breast.- Nipple Discharge.- Mastalgia.- Management of Common Lactation and Breast-feading Problems.- Evaluation of the Breast Mass.- Breast Cancer Epidemiology.- Breast Cancer Screening.- Breast Imaging.- Premalignant and Malignant Breast Pathology.- Lobular Carcinoma in Situ.- Ductal Carcinoma in Situ.- Surgical Considerations in the Management of Primary Invasive Breast Cancer.- Sentinal Node Concept.-  Breast Reconstructive Surgery.- The Role of Radiotherapy in Breast Cancer Management.- Adjuvant Systemic Therapy for Breast Cancer: An Overview.- Endocrine Therapy.- Chemotherapeutic Agents.- HER-2 Targeted Therapy.- Inflammatory and Locally Advanced Breast Cancer.- Pre-operative Systemic Therapy.- Metastatic Breast Cancer.- Hormone Replacement Therapy.- Breast Diseases in Males.- Breast Cancer in the Elderly.- Breast Cancer in Younger Woman.- Psychosocial Support for the Breast Cancer Patient.- Management of the Patient with a Genetic Predispositon for Breast Cancer.- Chemoprevention of Breast Cancer.- Design, Implementation and Interpretation of Clinical Trials.- Structure of Breast Care Centers.- Medico-legal Pitfalls in Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Management.- Index.