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Medicine - Oncology & Hematology | Advances in Breast Cancer Management

Advances in Breast Cancer Management

Series: Cancer Treatment and Research, Vol. 141

Gradishar, William J., Wood, William C. (Eds.)

Originally published as volume 103 in the series: Cancer Treatment and Research

2nd ed. 2008

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  • Highlights many of the significant advances that have been made over the last five years to improve our understanding of the biology and therapeutics of breast cancer

During the last five years significant progress has been made in our understanding of the biology of breast cancer. As a result of linking observations made in the laboratory to new treatment strategies, the outcome of patients with both early and late stage disease has continued to improve.

Advances in Breast Cancer Management, Second Edition will highlight many of the important advances that have transformed our understanding of the biology and therapeutics of breast cancer.

Series Editor's comments:

"Dramatic advances have been witnessed in our knowledge and treatment of breast cancer over the last decade. This text covers a multidisciplinary spectrum of topics that have great relevance for patient care. Distinguished figures in the field provide updates on key areas of interest to clinicians and investigators studying this disease."

Steven T. Rosen, M.D.

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Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » BRCA - adjuvant therapy - biopsy - breast cancer - cancer - cell - chemotherapy - clinical trial - genetics - hormones - prevention - surgery - systemic therapy - targeted therapy - tumor

Related subjects » Internal Medicine - Oncology & Hematology - Surgery

Table of contents 

Recent Advances in Breast Cancer Genetics.- Sentinel Lymphadenectomy in Breast Cancer.- Advances in Adjuvant Chemotherapy of Early Stage Breast Cancer.- Overview of Randomized Trials of Systemic Adjuvant Therapy.- Adjuvant Hormonal Therapy for Early-Stage Breast Cancer.- Surgical Issues and Preoperative Systemic Therapy.- New Tools for Assessing Breast Cancer Recurrence.- Development of New Targeted Therapies for Breast Cancer.- New Radiation Treatment Strategies for Early Stage Breast Cancer.- Breast Cancer Prevention.

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