ISBN 9780824719548,Expert Consultations in Breast Cancer: Critical Pathways and Clinical Decision Making

Expert Consultations in Breast Cancer: Critical Pathways and Clinical Decision Making



CRC Press

Publication Year 1999

ISBN 9780824719548

ISBN-10 0824719549


Number of Pages 512 Pages
Language (English)


Using a detailed, case-study format, this innovative reference allows you to look over the shoulders of physicians as they follow up-to-date clinical pathways designed to guide decisions applicable to specific breast cancer patient care problems.
Presents 150 clinical scenarios analyzed by 40 internationally recognized experts who offer a general approach to the evaluation and treatment of patients based on available data concerning medical and cost effectiveness, as well as recommendations of enrollment in clinical trials, when necessary.
Covering the full range of diagnostic, management, and treatment options, Expert Consultations in Breast Cancer provides case studies on
the diagnosis of breast cancer, including palpable and nonpalpable breast lesions and nipple discharge
lobular carcinoma and ductal carcinoma in situ
high risk breast cancer
cancer recurrence in the chest wall, breast, and axillary lymph nodes
male breast cancer, Paget's disease, and axillary adenocarcinoma of unknown primary
colloid, medullary, anaplastic, and secretory carcinomas
paraneoplastic syndromes, including SIADH, diabetes insipidus, Cushing's syndrome, hypercalcemia, dermato/polymyositis, and Eaton Lambert's syndrome
and more!
With over 1000 references, tables, drawings, photographs, and x-rays, Expert Consultations in Breast Cancer serves as an essential reference for medical, surgical, and radiation oncologists; general and breast surgeons; breast imaging radiologists; nuclear medicine specialists; radiation therapists; pathologists; gynecologists; primary care physicians; and medical school students in these disciplines.