Written by two renowned authorities who specialize in the treatment of breast cancer, a surgeon and an oncologist, this lucid step-by-step guide has established itself as the indispensable book women need to make informed decisions about the care that is right for them.
Breast cancer will strike one out of every eight women in the United States. Because there have been many important changes in the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer in the last few years, this fully revised Third Edition contains information on the latest developments in the field, including:
• new diagnostic procedures
• changes in the treatment of in situ cancer
• improved surgical techniques
• gene testing
• sequencing radiation and chemotherapy
• HER-2Neu (Herceptin)
• tamoxifen for prevention
• bone marrow and stem cell transplants
• and more
From the Trade Paperback edition.
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