BeschreibungIdentifies women who are at increased risk for developing breast cancer. By examining the factors that contribute to their risk and using quantitative risk models, this book offers practical guidance in the management of these patients, both healthy and ill.
Inhaltsverzeichnis1. Epidemiology of Breast Cancer2. Genetics of Breast Cancer 3. Clinical Characteristics of Genetically Determined Breast Cancer 4. Quantitative Breast Cancer Risk Assessment5. Clinical Characteristics of Genetically Determined Ovarian Cancer 6. Genetic Screening for Ovarian Cancer Risk Assessment7. Contemporary Breast Imaging in the High Risk Assessment8. Imaging Guided Percutaneous Biopsies9. New Horizons in Breast Imaging10. Development of a Risk Assessment Clinic11. Prophylactic Mastectomy12. Chemoprevention: Reducing Breast Cancer Risk13. Psychological Management of Women at RIsk for Breast Cancer14. Legal and Ethical Issues in Risk Assessment, Management and Testing15. Cost Effectiveness of the Identification of Women at High Risk for the Development of Breast Cancer and Ovarian Cancer16. Population-Based Prevention Strategies Index
PortraitVictor G. Vogel, MD is Director of the Comprehensive Breast Cancer Program at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Professor of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health.
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: JOHN WILEY & SONS INC
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 2000
Seitenanzahl: 324 Seiten