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Breast Cancer

A Lobar Disease

Editors: Tot, Tibor (Ed.)

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  • Collates cutting edge evidence for the sick lobe hypothesis of breast cancer into a single, comprehensive volume
  • Includes considerations in epidemiology, genetics, radiology, anatomy, developmental biology, morphology, endoscopy, ultrasound and therapeutics
  • Edited by a leader in the field of sick lobe theory
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The theory of the sick lobe states that breast carcinoma is a lobar disease developing most often within a single lobe, meaning that, at an early stage, breast carcinoma occupies a limited, anatomically well-defined portion of the breast. This theory unites observed patterns from the genetic, developmental and morphological perspectives, into an overall concept. Breast Cancer: A Lobar Disease, presents this hypothesis and its consequences. The body of evidence, pro and contra, generated in recent years is presented in this volume. The chapters, all authored by leading experts in their respective areas, gather evidence from the perspectives of epidemiology, genetics, radiology, anatomy, developmental biology, morphology, endoscopy, ultrasound and therapeutics to give the reader a full picture of recent developments regarding the sick lobe hypothesis. Tibor Tot, MD PhD is Head of the Pathology and Clinical Cytology Department at the Central Hospital of Falun, in Sweden; breast cancer expert of the National Board of Health and Welfare in Sweden; and regular Course Director of the breast pathology program, the official educational program for Swedish residents in clinical pathology, oncology, radiology and surgery.

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Tibor Tot, MD PhD is Head of the Pathology and Clinical Cytology Department at the Central Hospital of Falun, in Sweden; breast cancer expert of the National Board of Health and Welfare in Sweden; and regular Course Director of the breast pathology program, the official educational program for Swedish residents in clinical pathology, oncology, radiology and surgery.

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“This is a very reasonable objective as the etiology of breast cancer remains uncertain. The book meets this objective to a degree, as it brings forward much useful information regarding the concept of the ‘sick lobe’. It would be of interest to anyone studying the biology of breast cancer. The book covers labor anatomy, embryology, molecular aspects of labor development and cancer formation. … Overall, most chapters are interesting and likely will add to the fund of knowledge of even experienced breast cancer practitioners.” (Frederick M. Dirbas, Doody’s Review Service, October, 2012)


Table of contents (11 chapters)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

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  • ISBN 978-1-84996-314-5
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
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  • ISBN 978-1-4471-6884-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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  • Rental duration: 1 or 6 month
  • low-cost access
  • online reader with highlighting and note-making option
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Breast Cancer
Book Subtitle
A Lobar Disease
Editors
  • Tibor Tot
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Springer-Verlag London
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag London Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-84996-314-5
DOI
10.1007/978-1-84996-314-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-84996-313-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4471-6884-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 216
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