Breast Cancer Risk Reduction and Early Detection / Edition 1

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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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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780387875828
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 3/4/2010
  • Edition description: 2010
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 242
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 10.20 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Table of Contents

Part I Prevention

1 Risk Factors Polly A. Newcomb Karen J. Wernli 3

2 Lifestyle Factors and Risk of Breast Cancer: A Review of Randomized Trial Findings Garnet L. Anderson 23

3 Breast Cancer Chemoprevention Mary B. Daly 43

4 Surgical Management of Inherited Susceptibility to Breast Cancer Francis Freisinger Susan M. Domchek 61

Part II Early Detection

5 Clinical Breast Examination and Breast Self-Examination William H. Goodson, III 81

6 Mammography Barbara C. Cavanaugh Sorcha McNally 117

7 Current Status and Future Prospects in Breast Carcinoma of Positron Emission Tomography Sandip Basu Joshua I. Rosenbaum Abass Alavi 133

8 Breast MRI Barbara C. Cavanaugh Sorcha McNally 147

9 Genetic and Molecular Approaches to Imaging Breast Cancer Eric Wickstrom Mathew L. Thakur 163

10 Intraductal Approaches: Nipple Aspirate Fluid to Assist in Breast Cancer Detection Edward R. Sauter 183

11 Intraductal Approaches: Mammary Ductoscopy and Ductal Lavage to Assist in the Diagnosis of Breast Cancer William C. Dooley 197

12 Blood Makers Mark W. Duncan 205

13 Circulating Tumor Cells in Breast Cancer Michail Ignatiasdis Dimitris Mavroudis 219

Subject Index 235

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