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Breast cancer

Edited by M. Asif Chaudry and Marc C. Winslet

in Surgical Oncology

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199237098
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191728341 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199237098.003.0002

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Breast cancer

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Breast cancer epidemiology, aetiology, and risk factors - Familial breast cancer and genetics - Pathology and biology of invasive breast cancer - Breast screening - Evaluation of breast cancer - Investigations: cytology and histology - Investigations: imaging - Staging of breast cancer - Prognostic factors - Management of early breast cancer - Surgical anatomy: breast and axilla - Surgical anatomy: breast reconstruction - Breast conserving surgery - Mastectomy - Reconstruction in breast conserving surgery - Post-mastectomy reconstruction - Systemic endocrine treatment - Chemotherapy and other systemic therapy - Adjuvant radiotherapy - Post-treatment follow-up and surveillance - Management of advanced breast cancer - Non-invasive cancer: DCIS and LCIS - Breast cancer: special conditions - Other breast cancers and pathology - Management of breast cancer risk - Breast cancer: key trials and evidence base - Organization of breast cancer care and medicolegal aspects

Chapter.  21219 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Surgical Oncology ; Histopathology ; Breast Surgery

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