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Ductal Carcinoma in Situ of the Breast



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This pioneering text contains the most complete discussion of DCIS available in the medical market including biology, detection, diagnosis, pathology, psychology and treatment of the disease. The book has makes great strides in demystifying this disease and in helping physicians to better understand and treat it. If a controversy about a specific condition or treatment exists, both sides of the issue are presented and then followed by a summary or commentary from the editors. Features: - Reviews standard treatment practices of many breast cancer centers around the world. - Truly multidisciplinary text with chapters written by surgeons, pathologists, radiation oncologists, medical oncologists, psychiatrists and a medical geneticist. New to this edition: - Four chapters have been eliminated and seven new ones added. - Greater emphasis on screening and early detection, including the increased role of genetics and molecular biology, as well as new therapeutic options

Table of Contents

The Florence Experience The History of DCIS Why Study DCIS Natural History Epidemiology Molecular Biology Biomarkers in DCIS HER2-neu Cytogenetics and Molecular Biology Minimally Invasive Breast Biopsy Genetic Aberrations Comparative Genomic Hybridization Animal Models Mammography MRI Ultrasound Wire Directed Segmental Resection In Situ Ablation Pathology of Tiburon, DCIS The Van Nuys Pathologic Classification Angiogenesis in DCIS Whole Organ Studies Large Sections Surgical Overview Radiation Therapy Overview The Schwartz Experience The Nottingham Experience The Memorial Experience The Van Nuys by Treatment The Edinburgh Experience Beyreuth Experience International Co-Operative Group E Curie Experience The Joint Center Experience Vicini Experience The Van Nuys Experience The NSABP Experience The NSABP Experience The EORTC Randomized Trial Overview The Van Nuys Prognositic Index Margin Width All BCT Should Receive Radiotherapy All BCT Do Not Require RT Can the Current Chemoprevention.... HRT All Patients Do Not Require TAM Immediate Reconstruction Overview The Opposite Breast EIC Pathology of Pagets Outcome After Local Recurrence Sentinal Node Medical Oncologists Role Understanding Risk EORTC Consensus Conference Jefferson Consensus Conference Surgical Treatment of Paget's Disease Treatment of Paget's Disease ADH: Clinical Implications LCIS Inde
Release date NZ
July 1st, 2002
Edited by Abram Recht Edited by Melvin J. Silverstein Edited by Michael D. Lagios
Country of Publication
United States
2nd Revised edition
Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
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