The Johns Hopkins Breast Cancer Handbook For Health Care Professionals


This handbook covers all dimensions of breast cancer prevention, diagnosis, and treatment for the non-oncologist. A special emphasis is placed on the long term survivor.
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This handbook covers all dimensions of breast cancer prevention, diagnosis, and treatment for the non-oncologist. A special emphasis is placed on the long term survivor.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780763749927
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Publication date: 12/13/2007
  • Edition description: 1E
  • Pages: 312
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface     vii
Introduction     ix
Editors     xiii
Contributors     xvi
Selecting a Breast Center to Refer Patients   Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS     1
Diagnostic Evaluation/Image Guided Biopsies   Nagi F. Khouri, MD     15
Understanding Breast Pathology   Pedram Argani, MD     37
Breast Cancer: Surgical Options and Management   Theodore N. Tsangaris, MD     59
Breast Reconstruction   Navin K. Singh, MD, MBA, FACS   Gedge D. Rosson, MD     69
Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer   Carol Riley, CRNP   Deborah Armstrong, MD     109
Pharmacogenetics and Breast Cancer Treatment   Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS     123
Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer   Richard C. Zellars, MD     137
Hormonal Therapy   Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS     161
Monoclonal Antibody Therapy   Leisha A. Emens, MD, PhD     179
Long-Term Follow-Up of Breast Cancer Survivors   Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS   Charles Balch, MD     197
The Management of Recurrent and Metastatic Breast Cancer   Theodore N. Tsangaris, MD     212
Psycho-oncology of BreastCancer: Progressing into Survivorship   Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS     229
A Practical Approach to Assessing High-Risk Women   Kala Visvanathan, MD, BS, FRACP, MHS     239
Benign Breast Disease   Theodore N. Tsangaris, MD     255
Talking to Patients about Participating in Clinical Trials   Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS     269
Promoting Compliance with Breast Health Care   Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS     277
Resources of Benefit     287
Index     297
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