Breast and endocrine surgery

Matthew D. Gardiner and Neil R. Borley

in Training in Surgery

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print January 2009 | ISBN: 9780199204755
Published online November 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191753145 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Speciality Training

Breast and endocrine surgery

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This chapter begins by discussing the basic principles of oncology, cancer diagnosis and classification, and cancer treatment, before focusing on the key areas of knowledge, namely disorders of breast development and involution, breast cancer assessment and management, goitre, altered thyroid state, thyroid cancer, parathyroid conditions, adrenal conditions, and multiple endocrine neoplasia. The chapter concludes with relevant case-based discussions.

Chapter.  14017 words. 

Subjects: Professional Development in Medicine ; Surgery

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