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Case Studies in Breast Cancer

Case Studies in Breast Cancer

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  • Date Published: October 2001
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9781841100548

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  • Featuring 37 detailed case studies, with comprehensive explanatory text and full colour illustrations, this book provides any healthcare professional involved in breast cancer with clear guidelines and helpful pointers on the aetiology, diagnosis and treatment of this important and widespread condition. All cases are based on real cases encountered by the author, and provide the reader with realistic scenarios against which to judge their own treatment decisions and upon which to base teaching sessions.

    • Case study format gives access to important clinical information in an easily understood and digestible way
    • Fully illustrated in colour throughout
    • Structured text takes the reader through each case by presenting a series of questions and answers, in much the same way as they might work through a real clinical case
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    • Date Published: October 2001
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9781841100548
    • length: 160 pages
    • dimensions: 240 x 161 x 15 mm
    • weight: 0.49kg
    • contains: 100 colour illus.
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    1. Breast conservation or mastectomy?
    2. The influence of coexisting disease
    3. The difficult diagnosis
    4. Sequential bilateral breast carcinoma
    5. Genetic disease
    6. Cancer family syndrome
    7. HRT and other hormonal issues
    8. Adoption after breast cancer
    9. Breast cancer in pregnancy
    10. The doctor patient
    11. The high risk patient
    12. The unfit patient
    13. Pregnancy after cancer
    14. Neoadjuvant chemotherapy
    15. Acute illness
    16. Metastatic disease-or not?
    17. The internet patient
    18. Breast cancer and pregnancy
    19. Resistant inflammatory breast carcinoma
    20. Axillary lymphadenopathy
    21. The unusual tumour
    22. The professional sportswoman
    23. Late stage disease in pregnancy
    24. Hormone sensitive disease
    25. Receptor negative disease?
    26. Solitary bone metastases
    27. The orthopaedic challenge
    28. Aggressive metastatic disease
    29. Responsive metastatic disease
    30. Unusual sites of metastatic disease (1)
    31. Unusual sites of metastatic disease (2)
    32. The neglected tumour and unconventional management
    33. Extensive soft tissue disease
    34. Male breast cancer
    35. Spinal cord compression
    36. Recurrent spinal cord compression
    37. Brachial plexopathy (1)
    38. Brachial plexopathy (2)
    39. Brain metastases
    Appendices
    Index.

  • Author

    Adrian Harnett, Western Infirmary, Glasgow

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