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Fast Facts: Breast Cancer

Publication Year: 2014
Edition: 5th Ed.
Authors/Editor: Vaidya, Jayant S.; Joseph, David
Publisher: Health Press Ltd.
ISBN: 978-1-908-54162-8
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The world-class authors of this popular fact-packed handbook provide practical advice on all the key areas of breast cancer management, from risk factors and diagnosis to treatment of all cancer stages.

Improvements in the management of breast cancer have followed three major themes in recent years: greater optimization of individualized local treatment, longer duration of therapies, and the use of biological therapies targeted at specific receptors. This colorful up-to-date handbook addresses all these trends, alongside the disturbing issues of overdiagnosis as a result of screening and overtreatment.

What really makes it stand out from the crowd is the authors' awareness of the information you need when you talk to a woman concerned about breast cancer. The chapter dedicated to perception of risk will refresh your knowledge and help you talk to your patients about their individual prospects, while the short chapter on clinical trials will help you discuss potential participation in trials and answer common questions.

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    Ovid
  • Publisher: Health Press Ltd.
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Vaidya, Jayant S.; Joseph, David
  • ISBN: 978-1-908-54162-8
  • Specialty:
    Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Oncology
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 5th Ed.
  • Pages: 148
  • Illustrations: 26
  • Year: 2014

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