Early Breast Cancer

Early Breast Cancer

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First Prize, BMA Medical Book Awards 2013 Breast cancers are now detected earlier and are thus more likely to be confined to the breast itself and regional nodes. Many of these tumours will have minimal proclivity for hematogenous dissemination and formation of micrometastases. On the other hand, some patients have micrometastatic diseases which can remain dormant and be activated many years after initial diagnosis. Early Breast Cancer: From Screening to Multidisciplinary Management discusses the principles and practice of breast cancer management with respect to both screen-detected and symptomatic disease. It provides readers with sound understanding and critical insight into many aspects of the disease from epidemiology, genetics, and screening to pathology, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. This latest edition continues the general ethos of the second edition with an emphasis on early screening and continued development of the multidisciplinary team.The most likely diagnosis of a poorly defined circumscribed mass in the breast that is malignant is invasive ductal ... mind of the mammogram film reader about the nature of a mass, then further imaging and clinical assessment are mandatory ... practice diagnostic guidelines for patients presenting with breast symptoms.pdf ].

Title:Early Breast Cancer
Author:John R Benson, Gerald P.H. Gui, Todd Tuttle
Publisher:CRC Press - 2013-01-03


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