Breast Cancer: Atlas of Clinical Oncology by Clifford A. Hudis M.D., Larry Norton M.D., David J.

By Clifford A. Hudis M.D., Larry Norton M.D., David J. Winchester, David P., M.D. Winchester

A part of the yankee melanoma Society's acclaimed Atlas of medical Oncology sequence, this quantity bargains a professional assessment of breast melanoma. themes diversity from epidemiology and genetics to analysis, administration and reconstruction. Post-treatment care, in addition to male breast melanoma, is additionally mentioned.

Key beneficial properties: - greater than three hundred colour illustrations, photos, and radiographs exhibit tumors as they happen - Discusses the most recent strategies, comparable to image-directed biopsy and sentinel node biopsy - contains contributions from top surgeons, radiation oncologists, clinical oncologists, and gynecologists - observed by means of a CD-ROM with the entire textual content and illustrations of the ebook, in totally searchable PDF documents - pictures should be downloaded for lectures and displays viewers: scholars and practitioners in surgical procedure, oncology, and gynecology, radiation oncology

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90 This trial demonstrated a significant decrease in the incidence of contralateral breast cancer but also a six-fold increase in the incidence of endometrial cancer and an unexpected excess of gastrointestinal malignancies. 95 A recent update of this analysis demonstrated a reduction in the incidence of contralateral breast cancer incidence of 47 percent with 5 years of treatment. The proportional reduction in contralateral breast cancer appeared to be unrelated to the estrogen receptor (ER) status of the original tumor.

Mortality from breast cancer after irradiation during fluoroscopic examinations in patients being treated for tuberculosis.

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