ABC of Breast Diseases / Edition 2

ABC of Breast Diseases / Edition 2

by Bmj Books, J. Michael Dixon
     
 

This second edition of the ABC of Breast Diseases has been thoroughly rewritten and updated. It contains invaluable information for doctors treating patients with both benign and malignant breast disorders. Both succinct and comprehensive, this guide includes all the recent changes in practice in this area of management of womens health. Each chapter is written by a… See more details below

Overview

This second edition of the ABC of Breast Diseases has been thoroughly rewritten and updated. It contains invaluable information for doctors treating patients with both benign and malignant breast disorders. Both succinct and comprehensive, this guide includes all the recent changes in practice in this area of management of womens health. Each chapter is written by a doctor actively involved in the managing of patients with breast problems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780727914613
Publisher:
British Medical Association
Publication date:
02/25/2002
Series:
ABC Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
110
Product dimensions:
8.05(w) x 11.93(h) x 0.31(d)

Meet the Author

Table of Contents

Contributors.

Preface to First Edition.

Preface to Second Edition.

Acknowledgments.

1 Symptoms, assessment and guidelines for referral.

2 Congenital problems and aberrations of normal breast development and involution.

3 Breast pain.

4 Breast infection.

5 Breast cancer - epidemiology, risk factors, and genetics.

6 Screening for breast cancer.

7 Breast cancer.

8 Management of regional nodes in breast cancer.

9 Breast cancer: treatment of elderly patients and uncommon conditions.

10 Role of systemic treatment for primary operable breast cancer.

11 Locally advanced breast cancer.

12 Metastatic breast cancer.

13 Prognostic factors.

14 Clinical trials of management of breast cancer.

15 Psychological aspects.

16 Carcinoma in situ and patients at high risk of breast cancer.

17 Breast reconstruction.

Index

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