This second volume in the MD Anderson Solid Tumor Oncology series provides the general surgeon, surgical oncologist, and medical oncologist with the state-of-the art multimodality care for breast cancer. Divided into five sections, the text presents recognized experts addressing the current status of breast imaging, breast pathology, the role of breast surgery including management of in situ and early stage carcinoma, prophylatic mastectomy, auxillary node dissection, sentinel node and lymphatic mapping, and outpatient mastectomy. They also cover special selected topics featuring breast cancer in pregnancy, inflammatory breast cancer and breast sarcoma. An important section on future research reviews on-going studies for the use of in situ laser ablation, cryosurgery, and translational research so as to bring the busy practitioner up-to-date on state-of-the-art advances. A must-have resource on the full spectrum of current and prospective treatment options for this challenging disease.
Breast Cancer, the second volume in the MD Anderson Solid Tumor Oncology series, this book provides the general surgeon, surgical oncologist, and medical oncologist with the state-of-the art in multimodality care for breast cancer.