Fast Facts: Breast Cancer, fourth edition

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This colourful, comprehensive yet compact handbook covers the key areas of breast cancer management, from risk factors and diagnosis to management of all cancer stages. But what really makes this book stand out from the crowd is the authors' awareness of just what information you need when you talk to a woman concerned about breast cancer. The chapter dedicated to risk will refresh your knowledge and help you talk to your patients about their individual risk. And the short chapter on clinical trials will help you discuss potential participation in trials and answer common questions. Wherever you are in your career, and whatever involvement you have with caring for women with breast cancer, this book will have something for you. Contents: Risk factors; Perception of risk; Pathophysiology; Diagnosis; Local control of primary tumor; Adjuvant therapy; Follow-up and rehabilitation; Management of advanced cancer; Clinical trials; Future trends.

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Alison Jones, FRCP Consultant Medical Oncologist Royal Free Hospital London, UK, David Joseph, MBBS FRACR MRACMA Clinical Professor Medical Director, Cancer Division and Director of Radiation Oncology St Charles Gairdner Hospital Perth, Australia Jayant S Vaidya MBBS MS DNB FRCS PhD FRCS(Gen) Senior Lecturer and Consultant Surgeon University College, London, UK

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This book fulfils its objective in the provision of updated information for non-specialist clinicians for treating patients with a common and debilitating disease...I would highly recommend this review to any of its intended audience. --Doody's Review, about the third edition

A concise and up-to-date guide to breast cancer is invaluable for GPs...This excellent book is easy to use, providing page numbers for quick referencing of vital topics, such as presenting symptoms or management of a lump. --Trends in Urology, Gynaecology and Sexual Health, about the third edition

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