The volume spans prevention, screening, genetics, and treatment of pre-invasive breast cancer, before focusing in depth on management of established breast cancer. This includes chapters on the various therapeutic options available and their role in treating breast cancer at different stages. It concludes with a chapter on palliative care.Table of Contents List of contributors1. History of breast cancer therapy Zenon Rayter2. Chemoprevention of breast cancer Tamas Hickish3. Familial breast cancer H. Gogas and V. Murday4. Hormone replacement therapy and breast cancer J. Marsden and N. P. M. Sacks5. Screening for breast cancer Rosalind Given-Wilson6. The management of in situ breast cancer Zenon Rayter7. Adjuvant systematic therapy T. R. J. Evans8. Adjuvant radiotherapy in the management of breast cancer Gillian Ross, David Landau and Andrew Tutt9a. Cell kinetic parameters and response to therapy R. S. Camplejohn9b. Predictors of response and resistance to medical therapy: endocrine therapy Zenon Rayter9c. Predictors of response and resistance to medical therapy: chemotherapy Stephen R. D. Johnson10. Primary medical therapy in breast cancer Janine L. Mansi11. Medical therapy of advanced disease Alison Jones and Karen McAdam12a. High dose chemotherapy in breast cancer John Crown and R. C. F. Leonard12b. New immunological approaches to treatment for breast cancer A. G. Dalgleish13. The place of bisphosphonates in the management of breast cancer A. H. G. Paterson14. Palliative care in breast cancer Janet HardyIndex.
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Titolo: Medical Therapy of Breast Cancer
Editore: Cambridge University Press
Finitura: Copertina flessibile
Misure: 15x21 cm