Management of the Patient at High Risk for Breast Cancer (Hardback)Nora M. Hansen (editor)
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Management of the Patient at High Risk for Breast Cancer provides a state-of-the art review of patients who are at high risk for breast cancer, how to identify them, the tools available for risk assessment and quantification and indications for genetic counseling and testing. The book summarizes the high risk breast imaging options, including newest techniques and schedules. Pathologic evaluation of high risk lesions are featured as well as the management issues surrounding these lesions. The volume also covers the management of concomitant cancer risk and screening strategies.
A concise, yet comprehensive overview of the current status of the topic, Management of the Patient at High Risk for Breast Cancer serves as a useful resource for physicians and researchers dealing with and interested in patients at high risk for breast cancer.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Number of pages: 190
Weight: 584 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 15 mm
Edition: 2013 ed.
From the reviews:"The book covers a range of topics from the genetic and genetic factors in breast cancer to the current and future directions in breast translational research. ... I have found this to be a very well illustrated text, easy to read and very informative. I would definitely recommend this book as a good read to both surgeons and oncologists." (Tasadooq Hussain, Oncology News, Vol. 8 (5), November-December, 2013)
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