Methods of Cancer Diagnosis, Therapy and Prognosis

Breast Carcinoma


ISBN: 978-1-4020-8368-6 (Print) 978-1-4020-8369-3 (Online)

Table of contents (48 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xlvii

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-3

    Breast Cancer: An Introduction

  3. Chapter

    Pages 5-27

    Breast Cancer: Computer-Aided Detection

  4. Chapter

    Pages 29-32

    Sebaceous Carcinoma of the Breast: Clinicopathologic Features

  5. Chapter

    Pages 33-42

    Breast Cancer: Detection by In-Vivo Imaging of Angiogenesis

  6. Chapter

    Pages 43-59

    Breast and Prostate Biopsies: Use of Optimized High-Throughput MicroRNA Expression for Diagnosis (Methodology)

  7. Chapter

    Pages 61-71

    Familial Breast Cancer: Detection of Prevalent High-Risk Epithelial Lesions

  8. Chapter

    Pages 73-97

    Differentiation Between Benign and Malignant Papillary Lesions of Breast: Excisional Biopsy or Stereotactic Vacuum-Assisted Biopsy (Methodology)

  9. Chapter

    Pages 99-108

    Multicentric Breast Cancer: Sentinel Node Biopsy as a Diagnostic Tool

  10. Chapter

    Pages 109-115

    Breast Cancer Recurrence: Role of Serum Tumor Markers CEA and CA 15-3

  11. Chapter

    Pages 117-123

    Breast Cancer Patients Before, During or After Treatment: Circulating Tumor Cells in Peripheral Blood Detected by Multigene Real-Time Reverse Transcriptase-Polymerase Chain Reaction

  12. Chapter

    Pages 125-140

    Breast Cancer Patients: Diagnostic Epigenetic Markers in Blood

  13. Chapter

    Pages 141-155

    Breast Cancer Patients: Detection of Circulating Cancer Cell-Related mRNA Markers with Membrane Array Method

  14. Chapter

    Pages 157-174

    Prediction of Metastasis and Recurrence of Breast Carcinoma: Detection of Survivin-Expressing Circulating Cancer Cells

  15. Chapter

    Pages 175-188

    Node-Negative Breast Cancer: Predictive and Prognostic Value of Peripheral Blood Cytokeratin-19 mRNA-Positive Cells

  16. Chapter

    Pages 189-202

    Breast and Colon Carcinomas: Detection with Plasma CRIPTO-1

  17. Chapter

    Pages 203-216

    Breast Cancer Risk in Women with Abnormal Cytology in Nipple Aspirate Fluid

  18. Chapter

    Pages 217-234

    Tissue Microarrays: Construction and Utilization for Biomarker Studies

  19. Chapter

    Pages 235-250

    Systematic Validation of Breast Cancer Biomarkers Using Tissue Microarrays: From Construction to Image Analysis

  20. Chapter

    Pages 251-262

    Phyllodes Tumors of the Breast: The Role of Immunohistochemistry in Diagnosis

  21. Chapter

    Pages 263-273

    Phyllodes Tumor of the Breast: Prognostic Assessment Using Immunohistochemistry

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