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Medicine - Oncology & Hematology | Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer

Singletary, S. Eva (Ed.)

Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1999, XVIII, 365 p. 120 illus., 11 in color.

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Breast Cancer, the second volume in the MD Anderson Solid Tumor Oncology series, this book provides the general surgeon, surgical oncologist, and medical oncologist with the state-of-the art multimodality care for breast cancer. Divided into five sections, the text brings the field's recognized esperts addressing the current status of breast imaging, breast pathology, the role of breast surgery including management of in situ and early stage carcinoma, prophylatic mastectomy, axillary node dissection, sentinel node and lymphatic mapping, and outpatient mastectomy, as well as coverage of special selected topics featuring breast cancer in pregnancy, inflammatory breast cancer and breast sarcoma. An important section on future research reviews on-going studies for the use of in situ laser ablation, cryosurgery, and translational research to bring the busy practitioner up-to-date on state-of-the art advances. This book is a must-have resource on the full specturm of current and prospective treatment options for this challenging disease.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Staging - biopsy - breast cancer - cancer - carcinoma - cell - imaging - laser - oncology - pathology - pregnancy - surgery - transplantation - tumor - ultrasound

Related subjects » Gynecology - Oncology & Hematology - Surgery

Table of contents 

1. Introduction.- 2. Stereotactic Core Needle Biopsy of Breast Lesions: Experience at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center.- 3. Role of Sonography in Patients with Breast Cancer.- 4. Breast Scintigraphy.- 5. Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Breast.- 6. Fine-Needle Aspiration versus Core Needle Biopsy for Diagnosis of Nonpalpable and Palpable Breast Lesions.- 7. Prognostic Factors for Invasive Breast Cancer.- 8. Breast Specimen Evaluation.- 9. Surgical and Medical Management of In Situ and Early Stage Breast Carcinoma.- 10. Prophylactic Mastectomy.- 11. Current Status of Axillary Node Dissection.- 12. Role for Lymphatic Mapping and Sentinel Node Biopsy in Management of Early Stage Breast Cancer.- 13. Skin-Sparing Mastectomy and Immediate Breast Reconstruction.- 14. Breast Conservation after Tumor Downstaging with Induction Chemotherapy.- 15. Postmastectomy Irradiation: Indications and Techniques.- 16. Outpatient Mastectomy.- 17. Surveillance Studies and Long-Term Follow-Up Care.- 18. Hereditary Breast Cancer.- 19. Breast Cancer During Pregnancy.- 20. Paget’s Disease of the Nipple-Areola Complex.- 21. Breast Sarcoma.- 22. Male Breast Cancer.- 23. Inflammatory Breast Cancer.- 24. Dose-Intensive Therapy with Autologous Blood Stem Cell or Bone Marrow Transplantation for Treatment of Breast Cancer.- 25. In Situ Laser Ablation.- 26. Cryosurgery.- 27. Translational Research in Breast Cancer.

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