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  • Handbook for the management of breast cancer in a general hospital
  • Edge J, Buccimazza I
  • ISBN: 9780627036972
  • eISBN: N/A
  • ePub ISBN: 9780627036989
  • 150 Pages | Published: 2019

This handbook provides a useful guide for the day-to-day management of people with breast cancer. It covers the journey from diagnosis to post-treatment comprehensive care. It explains when and why different treatment modalities are used, what the complications of both the disease and treatments are and how to manage them.

Although this book has been written for students and health personnel working in a general hospital, it will be useful for those in specialist breast units as well.

Dr Jenny Edge is a surgeon and head of Breast and Endocrine Surgery at the University of Stellenbosch.

Dr Ines Buccimazza is head of the Breast Unit, member of the Multidisciplinary Breast Team and a senior specialist in the Department of Surgery at the Nelson R. Mandela School of Medicine at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban.

 

 

 

Chapter 1 The normal breast 

Chapter 2 Clinical evaluation of the breast 

Chapter 3 Special investigations of the breast 

Chapter 4 Developing algorithms and establishing referral pathways in breast disease: a South African perspective 

Chapter 5 Principles of treating breast cancer: a multidisciplinary approach 

Chapter 6 Surgery for breast cancer 

Chapter 7 Systemic therapy 

Chapter 8 Radiotherapy 

Chapter 9 Management of metastatic breast cancer

Chapter 10 Breast cancer: posttreatment follow-up 

Chapter 11 Familial breast cancer 

Chapter 12 Ductal carcinoma in situ 

Chapter 13 Communication skills in oncology palliative care 

Chapter 14 Palliative care in end-stage breast cancer 

Chapter 15 Guidelines for managing psychosocial distress

Chapter 16 Comprehensive care 

Chapter 17 Lymphoedema

Chapter 18 Miscellaneous matters

 

 

 

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