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Case Studies in Breast Cancer - Adrian N. Harnett

Case Studies in Breast Cancer

Hardcover Published: 1st October 2001
ISBN: 9781841100548
Number Of Pages: 160

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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 case encountered by the author, and provide the reader with realistic scenarios against which to judge their own their own treatment decisions and upon which to base teaching sessions.

Breast conservation or mastectomy?
The influence of coexisting disease
The difficult diagnosis
Sequential bilateral breast carcinoma
Genetic disease
Cancer family syndrome
HRT and other hormonal issues
Adoption after breast cancer
Breast cancer in pregnancy
The doctor patient
The high risk patient
The unfit patient
Pregnancy after cancer
Neoadjuvant chemotherapy
Acute illness
Metastatic disease-or not?
The internet patient
Breast cancer and pregnancy
Resistant inflammatory breast carcinoma
Axillary lymphadenopathy
The unusual tumour
The professional sportswoman
Late stage disease in pregnancy
Hormone sensitive disease
Receptor negative disease?
Solitary bone metastases
The orthopaedic challenge
Aggressive metastatic disease
Responsive metastatic disease
Unusual sites of metastatic disease (1)
Unusual sites of metastatic disease (2)
The neglected tumour and unconventional management
Extensive soft tissue disease
Male breast cancer
Spinal cord compression
Recurrent spinal cord compression
Brachial plexopathy (1)
Brachial plexopathy (2)
Brain metastases
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ISBN: 9781841100548
ISBN-10: 1841100544
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 160
Published: 1st October 2001
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.49  x 2.03
Weight (kg): 0.52