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Title:
Dr. Susan Love's breast book
Author:
Love, Susan M.
Personal Author:
Edition:
Fifth edition.
Publication Information:
Cambridge : Da Capo Press, [2010]

©2010
Physical Description:
xv, 736 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
General Note:
"A Merloyd Lawrence Book."
Language:
English
Contents:
The healthy breast and common problems. The breast and its development ; Variations in development and plastic surgery ; Common breast problems -- What causes breast cancer and how do we prevent it? Understanding biology and risk ; Risk factors ; Tests for risk ; Prevention and risk reduction -- Diagnosis and screening. Diagnosis : mammography, ultrasound, MRI, and biopsies ; Screening -- Decisions. Introduction to breast cancer ; What kind of breast cancer do I have? ; Decisions regarding treatment ; Special situations and populations -- Treatment in the age of personalized medicine. Surgery ; Oncoplastic surgery, reconstruction, and prostheses ; Radiation therapy ; Systemic therapy ; Lifestyle changes and complementary treatments ; After treatment -- Recurrence. When cancer comes back ; Living with recurrence -- Eradicating breast cancer : politics and research -- Appendices. A, Drugs used for systemic treatment of breast cancer ; B, Resources ; C, The wellness community physician/patient statement ; D, Pathology checklist ; E, General physical activities defined by level of intensity.
Added Author:
ISBN:
9780738213590
Format :
Book

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