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Managing Breast Cancer Risk [With CDROM] [PDF]

by B.C. Decker
Managing Breast Cancer Risk is a single source for informationneeded by primary care physicians, nurses, gynecologists, as well asoncologic specialists who deal with women who are concerned about breastcancer. Its purpose is to bring together a multidisciplinary group ofexperts to address breast cancer risk in a clinically meaningful way.Chapters providing detailed information on individual risk factors areaccompanied by a discussion of models, which integrate multiple factors fora more complete assessment of risk. Traditional strategies for riskmanagement, including surveillance and prophylactic surgery, are reviewed,and the data on newer techniques such as ductal lavage and screening withmagnetic resonance is presented. The rational for chemoprevention withselective estrogen receptor modulators (SERMS) is discussed, and theevidence for tamoxifen as a chemopreventative is updated. The potential forchemoprevention with newer SERMS and the aromatase inhibitors is reviewed.Finally, the critical (and often ignored) areas of quality of life andsymptom management are addressed
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eBook formatHardcover, (torrent)En
PublisherB.C. Decker
File size1.3 Mb
Release date 01.10.2003
Pages count302
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1. Persia Emily | 23.08.2017 17:33

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Thank you! Great book!

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