- Presents coverage that encompasses anatomy and physiology, evaluation of breast symptoms, breast cancer risk, and management of breast cancer to equip you to face any challenge with confidence.
- Addresses hot topics including gynecomastia, neoadjuvant therapy, management of ductal carcinoma in situ and Paget’s disease, risk assessment and genetic testing, breast MRI, partial breast irradiation, microarray analysis, and targeted therapies...providing you with a current perspective on this fast changing field.
- Begins each chapter with a bulleted list of key points, and presents crucial facts in boxes, to help facilitate review.
- Features abundant illustrations, photographs, and tables that clarify complex concepts.
- Follows a concise, logical, and consistent organization that makes the material easy to review.
Table of Contents
1 Anatomy and Physiology of the Breast 1
2 Principles of Breast Cancer Screening 19
3 The Breast Mass, Breast Biopsies, and Benign Lesions of the Breast 41
4 Breast Pain and Fibrocystic Disease 67
5 Management of Nipple Discharge 73
6 Infectious and Inflammatory Diseases of the Breast 83
7 Gynecomastia 91
8 Identifying and Managing the High-Risk Patient 101
9 Reading the Pathology Report 123
10 Workup and Staging of the Breast Cancer Patient 133
11 Management of Ductal Carcinoma In Situ and Paget Disease 143
12 Surgical Management of Primary Breast Cancer 157
13 Regional Management of Breast Cancer 179
14 Principles of Breast Reconstruction 209
15 Principles of Radiation Therapy for Primary Breast Cancer 231
16 Principles of Adjuvant Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer 247
17 Principles of Adjuvant Hormonal Therapy 267
18 Neoadjuvant Therapy 279
19 Locally Advanced and Inflammatory Breast Cancer 289
20 Surveillance of the Patient with Breast Cancer after Treatment 297
21 Management of Breast Cancer Recurrence 307
22 Breast Cancer in Special Populations 323
23 Other Tumors of the Breast 335
Subject Index 341