Non-Disseminated Breast Cancer

Controversial Issues in Management

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ISBN: 978-3-642-84595-6 (Print) 978-3-642-84593-2 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XIV

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    Pages 1-3

    Is Breast Cancer Curable?

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    Pages 5-9

    Criteria of Operability in Advanced Breast Cancer

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    Pages 11-26

    Postoperative Radiotherapy and the Pattern of Distant Spread in Breast Cancer

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    Pages 27-34

    How Much of the Axilla Should Be Dissected?

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    Pages 35-42

    How Much of the Effect of Chemotherapy Is Due to Hormonal Manipulation?

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    Pages 43-56

    Chemotherapy for Node-Negative Breast Cancer

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    Pages 57-72

    Treatment of the Peripheral Lymphatics: Rationale, Indications, and Techniques

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    Pages 73-81

    What Is the Value of Clinical Trials?

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    Pages 83-92

    What Have We Learned from the Stockholm Trials on Adjuvant Radiation Therapy in Early-Stage Breast Cancer?

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    Pages 93-104

    Pathologic Factors Predictive of Local Recurrence in Patients with Invasive Breast Cancer Treated by Conservative Surgery and Radiation Therapy

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    Pages 105-115

    What Is the Optimal Technique of Irradiation in Breast-Conserving Treatment?

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    Pages 117-128

    Which Patients Should Be Treated by Breast Conservation Surgery and Which by Modified Radical Mastectomy

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    Pages 129-142

    What Is the Role of Adjuvant Chemotherapy in Postmenopausal Women with Operable Breast Cancer?

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    Pages 143-154

    How Should We Treat Ductal Carcinoma In Situ?

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    Pages 155-160

    How Successful Is Breast Reconstruction?

  17. Back Matter

    Pages 161-168