Breast surgery

Graham J. MacKay, Richard G. Molloy and Patrick J. O’Dwyer

in Landmark Papers in General Surgery

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Published in print February 2013 | ISBN: 9780199644254
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191755637 | DOI:

Series: Landmark Papers in

Breast surgery

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Simple versus radical mastectomy - Breast conservation versus mastectomy for breast cancer - Sentinel node biopsy in breast cancer - Axillary dissection versus no axillary dissection in women with invasive cancer and sentinel node metastases - Management of localized DCIS - The role of oestrogen receptors in breast cancer - Histological grade and prognosis in breast cancer - The role of the HER2/neu oncogene in breast cancer - Patterns of gene expression in breast cancer - The origins of adjuvant chemotherapy for breast cancer - Adjuvant anthracyclines - Adjuvant taxane chemotherapy - Tamoxifen as adjuvant therapy in breast cancer - The effect of tamoxifen and adjuvant chemotherapy in breast cancer - Aromatase inhibitors and breast cancer - Extended adjuvant endocrine therapy - Use of Herceptin in breast cancer - Neoadjuvant chemotherapy for operable breast cancer

Chapter.  11850 words. 

Subjects: Surgery ; Breast Surgery

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