Management Options in Breast Cancer: Case Histories, Best Practice, and Clinical Decision-Making

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Management Options in Breast Cancer is the only comprehensive resource devoted to exploring the systematic approach to breast cancer diagnosis, surgery, and postoperative care. This guide is an ideal tool for oncologists, pathologists, radiologists, and gynecologists seeking alternative management options for breast cancer. In addition, trainees will find this text a valuable reference for learning the basic principles and clinical guidelines ...

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Overview

Management Options in Breast Cancer is the only comprehensive resource devoted to exploring the systematic approach to breast cancer diagnosis, surgery, and postoperative care. This guide is an ideal tool for oncologists, pathologists, radiologists, and gynecologists seeking alternative management options for breast cancer. In addition, trainees will find this text a valuable reference for learning the basic principles and clinical guidelines of the field.

Key features in this stand-alone text:

  • an international review of the management options in the field of breast cancer clinical practice
  • case-based examples designed to aid in optimal clinician decision-making
  • two chapters devoted to rarely-explored topics: male breast cancer and geriatric breast cancer
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415423106
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 6/15/2009
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 10.20 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

JOHN BENSON is a Consultant Breast Surgeon in the Cambridge Breast Unit, Addenbrooke’s Hospital and a Fellow of Selwyn College, Cambridge. Dr. Benson received his Doctorate (DM) from the University of Oxford and underwent specialist training at The Royal Marsden Hospital and Institute of Cancer Research, London. He is Director of Clinical Studies at Selwyn College and was appointed a Regional Breast Tutor by the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2007. Dr. Benson has published widely in the field of breast diseases and has coordinated a major article on breast cancer for The Lancet. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and Edinburgh and an Examiner for the Intercollegiate Membership Examination (MRCS). His is member of the British Breast Group and the American Association for Cancer Research.

ISMAIL JATOI is Professor of Surgery, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, USA. He is also Director of the Breast Care Center, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland, USA. Dr. Jatoi received his Ph.D. and M.D. degrees from Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA. He is Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery and Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Jatoi has had a long-standing interest in the management of breast cancer and has published numerous articles, book chapters, and books related to breast cancer local therapy and epidemiology. He has served on the Breast Cancer Executive Committee of the Southwest Oncology Group and the Cancer Prevention Committee of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Early Symptomatic Breast Cancer
Part I: Mastectomy
Case Study 1
Case Study 2
Case Study 3
Case Study 4
Case Study 5
Part II: Breast Conservation Therapy
Case Study 6
Case Study 7
Case Study 8
Case Study 9
Case Study 10
Case Study 11
Screen-Detected Breast Cancer
Part I: Mastectomy
Case Study 12
Part II: Breast Conservation Therapy
Case Study 13
Case Study 14
Case Study 15
Incidental Breast Cancer
Part I: Mastectomy
Case Study 16
Case Study 17
Case Study 18
Part II: Breast-Conservation Surgery
Case Study 19
Ipsilateral Breast Tumor Recurrence
Case Study 20

Diagnostic Excision Biopsy
Case Study 21
Bilateral Breast Cancer
Case Study 22
Case Study 23
Case Study 24
Inflammatory Breast Cancer
Case Study 25
Case Study 26
Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy
Part I: Mastectomy Postchemotherapy
Case Study 27
Case Studies 28
Part II: Breast Conservation Surgery Postchemotherapy
Case Study 28
Primary Endocrine Therapy
Part I: Mastectomy after Primary Endocrine Therapy
Case Study 29
Case Study 30
Part II: Breast-Conservation Surgery after Primary Endocrine Therapy
Case Study 31
Breast Cancer in the Elderly
Part I: Primary Endocrine Therapy
Case Study 32
Part II: Primary Radiotherapy
Case Study 33
Pregnancy-Related Breast Cancer
Part I: First Trimester Pregnancy
Case Study 34
Part II: Third Trimester Pregnancy
Case Study 35
Case Study 36
Prophylactic Mastectomy
Part I: Bilateral Prophylactic Mastectomy
Case Study 37
Part II: Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy
Case Study 38
Lymphedema
Case Study 39
Miscellaneous Conditions
Part I: Male Breast Cancer
Case Study 40
Case Study. 41
Part II: Paget’s Disease
Case Study 42
Part III: Phylloides Tumour
Case Study 43
Appendices
Index

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