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By Kelly K. Hunt, Geoffrey L. Robb, Eric A. Strom, Naoto T. Ueno, J. Mendelsohn

Now during this, its moment variation, this absolutely revised medical guidebook is a vital source for the practitioner, permitting quickly, authoritative entry to the most recent and most sensible in multimodality remedies. issues lined during this quantity comprise every thing from screening for early detection of breast melanoma, via diagnostic radiology and ultrasonography, to post-treatment rehabilitation, symptom administration and caliber of existence. new chapters on molecular prognostic and predictive markers, and sexuality and fertility matters in ladies with breast melanoma, were additional. this can be the seventh quantity within the M.D. Anderson melanoma Care sequence, that includes the easiest typical therapy protocols from the specialists at M.D. Anderson melanoma middle.

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Hormonal Factors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Proliferative Breast Disease . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Irradiation of the Breast Region at an Early Age. . . . . . . . Personal History of Malignancy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lifestyle Factors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Risk Assessment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Primary Prevention.

Raloxifene . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . B. Bevers 28 Counseling before Initiation of Therapy . . . . . . . . . Care of Women Taking Tamoxifen or Raloxifene . . . . . . Screening . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Diagnostic Evaluation of Clinical and Mammographic Breast Abnormalities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mammographic Abnormality with Normal Findings on CBE . .

Nipple Discharge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Skin Changes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Conclusion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Key Practice Points . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Suggested Readings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 47 48 49 50 50 52 52 53 53 54 54 CHAPTER OVERVIEW Breast cancer prevention recommendations are risk based, so determination of an individual woman’s breast cancer risk is a first step in designing a prevention and screening plan.

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