Breast Disease

Breast Disease

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Breast Disease: Comprehensive Management provides a clear, concise source of information in order to make real-life, evidence-based decisions for all aspects of breast disease, both benign and malignant. The volume provides the latest breakthroughs in breast cancer research, ranging from paradigm shifts in the surgical management of the axilla, the changing role of adjuvant and neoadjuvant chemotherapy, the impact of molecular medicine in decision-making and the controversial role of prophylactic mastectomy in our era. Within select chapters, a€œHow I do ita€ clinical scenarios are supplied and described in very practical terms. Also included at the end of each chapter are synoptic questions with detailed answers, akin to the self-assessment (SESAP) format questions and answers. These questions provide a basis for continuous medical education (CME) for the practicing physician and surgeon, further in surgical oncology and breast surgery, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, and breast radiologists enhancing a focused approach to the management of breast disease in preparation for the American Board of Surgery certification and re-certification for the general surgeon. Breast Disease: Comprehensive Management is of great value to general surgeons, breast surgeons, surgical oncologists, general surgery residents, and fellows.While this unexpectedly high local recurrence rate for such a low-risk population could just be the result of too few patients ... not have adequately irradiated the tissues at risk to the proper depth and that too small a field size might have been used. ... If the patient had a positive sentinel node or lobular carcinoma, she received a 9 Gy IOERT boost followed by 5 weeks of ... It is also technically interesting, as the breast shield they use sandwiches a copper metallic plate between acrylicanbsp;...

Title:Breast Disease
Author:Adam Riker
Publisher:Springer - 2014-11-07


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