Breast Cancer

A New Era in Management

  • Darius S. Francescatti
  • Melvin J. Silverstein

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Early Diagnosis

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Alan B. Hollingsworth
      Pages 3-30
    3. László Tabár, Peter B. Dean, Tony Hsiu-Hsi Chen, Amy Ming-Fang Yen, Sherry Yueh-Hsia Chiu, Tibor Tot et al.
      Pages 31-78
    4. Tibor Tot
      Pages 79-94
  3. Image-Based Intervention

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 95-95
    2. Dominque Amy
      Pages 97-112
    3. Giancarlo Dolfin
      Pages 113-132
    4. Kambiz Dowlatshahi, Anna Katz
      Pages 149-154
    5. Steven E. Harms
      Pages 155-183
    6. Gary Levine, January Lopez
      Pages 185-194
  4. Ablative Surgical Techniques

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 195-195
    2. Kambiz Dowlatshahi, Rosalinda Alvarado
      Pages 197-211
    3. Deanna Attai
      Pages 213-222
    4. Preya Ananthakrishnan, Sheldon Marc Feldman
      Pages 223-233
    5. David Brenin
      Pages 235-245
  5. Surgical Management of the Breast

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 247-247
    2. Jill R. Dietz
      Pages 249-267
    3. Melvin J. Silverstein, Michael D. Lagios
      Pages 269-311
    4. Beth C. Freedman, Alyssa Gillego, Susan K. Boolbol
      Pages 313-324
    5. Jennifer H. Lin, Catherine M. Dang, Armando E. Giuliano
      Pages 325-345
    6. Frederick M. Dirbas, Darius S. Francescatti, Amanda B. Francescatti
      Pages 347-379
    7. Ruta Rao
      Pages 381-420
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 421-432

About this book


Breast Cancer: A New Era in Management provides a compendium of succinct analysis of the many facets involved in the present day management of the breast cancer patient.  The text provides the clinician or student with basic foundational knowledge in the rapidly expanding areas of expertise that are required for both the diagnosis and treatment of the breast cancer patient.  Each topic, whether diagnostic or therapeutic, is presented in a straightforward fashion incorporating as part of each topic a description of the historical clinical landmarks leading to the present day, their present day position in the care of the breast patient, and finally, an assessment of possible future application and adaptation in clinical practice.  Emphasis is placed on clear and concise explanations of each topic presented in stepwise fashion from fundamental elements to the more complex.

Breast Cancer: A New Era in Management will act as a ready reference for the practicing surgeon and students seeking practical information on a particular clinical topic or scenario.

Editors and affiliations

  • Darius S. Francescatti
    • 1
  • Melvin J. Silverstein
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryRush University Medical CenterChicagoUSA
  2. 2.Hoag Breast ProgramHoag Memorial Hospital PresbyterianNewport BeachUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4614-8062-4
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4614-8063-1
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