ABC of Breast Diseases / Edition 3

ABC of Breast Diseases / Edition 3

by J. Michael Dixon
     
 

ISBN-10: 0727918281

ISBN-13: 9780727918284

Pub. Date: 02/28/2006

Publisher: Wiley

Breast diseases are becoming much more common: health professionals in almost every field will probably come into contact with a patient who has a breast disorder. This third edition provides an up-to-date account of benign and malignant breast conditions and the treatment of them. It covers all the recent advances in screening and adjuvant treatment, including

Overview

Breast diseases are becoming much more common: health professionals in almost every field will probably come into contact with a patient who has a breast disorder. This third edition provides an up-to-date account of benign and malignant breast conditions and the treatment of them. It covers all the recent advances in screening and adjuvant treatment, including the new aromatase inhibitor trials and improvements in metastatic disease treatment. New chapters on prognosis and clinical trials have also been added.

The chapters include:

  • Symptoms, assessment, and guidelines for referral

  • Congenital problems and aberrations of normal breast development and involution

  • Mastalgia

  • Breast infection

  • Breast cancer—epidemiology, risk factors, and genetics

  • Screening for breast cancer

  • Breast cancer

  • Management of regional nodes in breast cancer

  • Breast cancer—treatment of elderly patients and uncommon conditions

  • Role of systemic treatment for primary operable breast cancer

  • Locally advanced breast cancer

  • Metastatic breast cancer

  • Prognostic factors

  • Clinical trials of management of early breast cancer

  • Psychological aspects

  • Carcinoma in situ and patients at high risk of breast cancer

  • Breast reconstruction

Edited and written by experts in the field, this book appeals to a wide readership including general practitioners, practice nurses, breast care nurses, surgeons or oncologists in training, and medical students. Its wealth of knowledge will also be a valuable source of information for established breast surgeons and oncologists. It will also help the assessment of symptoms, prognosis and treatments of breast diseases.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780727918284
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/28/2006
Series:
ABC Series, #108
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
120
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 11.70(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors vii

Preface ix

1 Symptoms Assessment and Guidelines for Referral 1
J Michael Dixon and Jeremy Thomas

2 Congenital Problems and Aberrations of Normal Development and Involution 12
J Michael Dixon and Jeremy Thomas

3 Mastalgia 25
Julie Iddon and J Michael Dixon

4 Breast Infection 31
J Michael Dixon

5 Breast Cancer: Epidemiology Risk Factors and Genetics 41
Ivana Sestak Jack Cuzick and Gareth Evans

6 Prevention of Breast Cancer 47
Ivana Sestak Jack Cuzick Gareth Evans and Ava Kwong

7 Screening for Breast Cancer 51
Robin Wilson Douglas Macmillan and Julietta Patnick

8 Breast Cancer 59
J Michael Dixon and Jeremy Thomas

9 Management of Regional Nodes in Breast Cancer 68
Nigel Bundred J Michael Dixon and Jeremy Thomas

10 Breast Cancer: Treatment of Elderly Patients and Uncommon Conditions 77
J Michael Dixon and Richard Sainsbury

11 Role of Systemic Treatment of Primary Operable Breast Cancer 86
AA Kotsori and Ian Smith

12 Locally Advanced Breast Cancer 102
J Michael Dixon and Robert Leonard

13 Metastatic Breast Cancer 109
Robert Leonard and J Michael Dixon

14 Prognostic Factors 119
Alastair Thompson and Sarah Pinder

15 Psychological Impact of Breast Cancer 125
Belinda Hacking

16 Carcinoma in situ 130
Nigel Bundred and J Michael Dixon

17 Breast Reconstruction 138
J Michael Dixon Cameron Raine and Eva M Weiler-Mithoff

Index 151

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