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Dx/Rx: Breast Cancer, Second Edition

Author(s): Diana E. Lake, MD, Memorial Sloan-Ketting Cancer Center - Cornell Weill School of Medicine
  • ISBN-13: 9780763794330
  • Paperback    142 pages      © 2012
Price: $85.95 US List
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Tightly organized into a super-condensed outline bulleted format, this completely revised and updated Dx/Rx: Breast Cancer, Second Edition  provides precise, up-to-date information for diagnosis and surgical, radiotherapeutic and chemotherapeutic treatment of breast cancer. This pocket-sized manual covers staging, monoclonal antibody therapy, genetic aspects of breast cancer, and prevention strategies, among other important topics. Throughout the book, tables and figures summarize important clinical data and current professional society recommendations, while salient references direct readers to additional information.

New to the Second Edition:

  • Tumor size prognostic features
  • Clinical trial qualifications
  • Updated list of recommended treatments and future treatment options
  • and more

Current, quick and concise, Dx/Rx: Breast Cancer provides physicians instant access on the ward or in the clinic.

Chapter  1  Epidemiology, Risk Factors, and Screening
Chapter  2  Diagnostic Tools and Physical Examination
Chapter  3  Histopathology, Staging, Natural History, and Pathologic Prognostic Factors
Chapter  4  Surgical Management of Breast Cancer: Ductal Carcinoma In Situ and Invasive Disease
Chapter  5  Systemic Adjuvant Therapy for Early-Stage Breast Cancer
Chapter  6  Neoadjuvant Therapy
Chapter  7  Radiation for Early-Stage Disease
Chapter  8  Management Issues in Metastatic Breast Cancer
Chapter  9  Long-Term Complications
Chapter  10  Future Therapeutic Directions
Chapter  11  Special Conditions: Male Breast Cancer, Pregnancy-Associated Cancer, and Cancer in the Elderly
Chapter  12  Prevention Trials
Chapter  13  Hereditary Breast Cancer
Chapter  14  Primary Care Issues for Breast Cancer Survivors

Diana E. Lake, MD-Memorial Sloan-Ketting Cancer Center - Cornell Weill School of Medicine

Diana E. Lake, MD, is Attending Physician at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. She is also a Clinical Associate Professor at Cornell Weill School of Medicine.