Breast Cancer: Prognosis, Treatment, and Prevention

  • Publish Date: 2008-04-11
  • Binding: Hardcover

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Now in its second edition, this bestselling title has been extensively revised and expanded to include new topics on:

  • obesity and breast cancer
  • induction of anti-hormone and anti-growth factor resistance in breast cancer
  • clinical implications of testosterone and breast cancer
  • insulin-like growth factors
  • discussions on the biological, genetic, and molecular pathways linked to the development and progression of breast cancer
  • analyses on the latest therapeutic strategies, prognostic and predictive factors, and prevention strategies

Examining new developments, Breast Cancer: Prognosis, Treatment, and Prevention, Second Edition also covers:

  • the mechanism involved in carcinogenesis
  • the relationship among a fetus, pregnancy, and breast cancer
  • recent developments in endocrine treatment
  • the relationship among hormone replacement therapy, cytotoxic therapy, and other non-hormonal approaches for the treatment of metastases
  • management of locally advanced breast cancer, and the importance of BRCA-1 and BRCA-2 in hereditary breast cancer

With new topics and updated chapters, this new edition keeps both oncologists and radiologists abreast of the current trends and advancements in the prognosis, treatment, and prevention of breast cancer.

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