Book 2006

Breast Cancer in Women of African Descent

ISBN: 978-1-4020-3682-8 (Print) 978-1-4020-3664-4 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxii

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-22

    Burden of Breast Cancer in Developing and Developed Countries

  3. Chapter

    Pages 23-37

    Genetics of Breast Cancer in Women of African Descent: An Overview

  4. Chapter

    Pages 39-70

    Biology of Breast Cancer

  5. Chapter

    Pages 71-80

    Screening and Early Detection of Breast Cancer in Women in Africa and the Middle East

  6. Chapter

    Pages 81-90

    Breast Cancer at Diagnosis in Women of Africa and the Middle East

  7. Chapter

    Pages 91-118

    Breast Cancer Aggressiveness in Women of African Descent

  8. Chapter

    Pages 119-152

    Radiotherapy of Breast Cancer

  9. Chapter

    Pages 153-219

    Adjuvant Therapy of Breast Cancer

  10. Chapter

    Pages 221-247

    Endocrine Therapy of Breast Cancer

  11. Chapter

    Pages 249-266

    Palliative Care for Breast Cancer in the African-American Population

  12. Chapter

    Pages 267-295

    Outcome of African American Women with Breast Cancer in Cooperative Group Clinical Trials

  13. Chapter

    Pages 297-311

    Traditional Medicine in Breast Cancer Management with a Focus on the Chinese Integrative Approach

  14. Chapter

    Pages 313-332

    Impact of Culture, Education and Socio-Economic Status

  15. Chapter

    Pages 333-363

    Barriers to Successful Management of Breast Cancer

  16. Back Matter

    Pages 365-383