Adjuvant Therapy of Breast Cancer IV

  • Hans-Jörg Senn
  • Richard D. Gelber
  • Aron Goldhirsch
  • Beat Thürlimann
Conference proceedings

Part of the Recent Results in Cancer Research book series (RECENTCANCER, volume 127)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIV
  2. Biological Mechanisms and Models

    1. M. W. Retsky, D. E. Swartzendruber, P. D. Bame, R. H. Wardwell
      Pages 13-22
    2. A. L. Harris, E. Horak
      Pages 35-41
    3. M. H. N. Tattersall
      Pages 43-47
    4. R. S. Weinstein, K. K. Hansen, R. B. McBeath, W. S. Dalton
      Pages 49-54
  3. Prognosis and Prediction of Response

    1. G. M. Clark, W. L. McGuire
      Pages 55-60
    2. R. Silvestrini, M. G. Daidone
      Pages 71-76
    3. J. G. M. Klijn, P. M. J. J. Berns, W. L. J. van Putten, M. Bontenbal, J. Alexieva-Figusch, J. A. Foekens
      Pages 77-88
  4. Primary Therapy for Early Breast Cancer

    1. R. G. Margolese
      Pages 99-108
    2. F. Harder, R. Hünig, U. Laffer, N. Lüscher, R. de Roche, J. Torhorst
      Pages 109-112
    3. G. Bonadonna, U. Veronesi, C. Brambilla, L. Ferrari, P. Passoni, G. F. Coopmans de Yoldi et al.
      Pages 113-117
  5. Radiation Therapy as Part of Primary Treatment

  6. Adjuvant Systemic Therapy: Overview and Improvement of Therapy

  7. Quality-of-Life Considerations in the Adjuvant Setting

    1. R. D. Gelber, B. F. Cole, A. Goldhirsch, for the International Breast Cancer Study Group, Bern, Switzerland
      Pages 221-233
  8. Long-Term Toxicity and Economic Aspects

    1. P. Valagussa, A. Moliterni, M. Zambetti, G. Bonadonna
      Pages 247-255
    2. L. E. Rutqvist
      Pages 257-266
    3. R. C. Coombes, M. Jarman, M. Dowsett, S. K. Chander, M. G. Rowlands, E. Di Salle et al.
      Pages 267-275
  9. Conclusion

    1. J. H. Glick, R. D. Gelber, A. Goldhirsch, H.-J. Senn
      Pages 289-300

About these proceedings


Advances in breast cancer research, achieved through the progress of knowledge and development of new therapies, have been translated into improved quality of care for breast cancer patients. Clinical investigations and clinical trials have made the largest contribution to the body of knowledge that finds its way to the patient. Never before during the past decades of management of breast cancer has there been such a fruitful intellectual cross-fertilization of ideas among individuals involved in the generation of hypotheses, basic research, development of drugs and treatments, conduct of clinical trials, and statistical evaluation - the results of all of which are now translated into progress in clinical care. Even issues such as the quality of life of breast cancer patients, once the domain for few, are now being openly addressed by trials and discussed in a much broader forum. The IVth International Conference on the Adjuvant Therapy of Primary Breast Cancer, also known as the st. Gallen Conference, was again attended by more than 800 scientists and clinicians interested in this broad spectrum of breast cancer research and the interactions between such diverse fields of interest and specialties as cancer pathology, molecular biology, and psychosocial oncology. This volume collects findings and conclusions presented at the conference.


Adjuvant Chemotherapy Adjuvant Therapy Adjuvante Chemotherapie Adjuvante Therapie Breast Cancer Breast Conserving Surgery Brusterhaltende Chirurgie Brustkrebs Lebensqualität bei Brustkrebs Quality of Life (in Breast Cancer) angiogenesis surgery

Editors and affiliations

  • Hans-Jörg Senn
    • 1
  • Richard D. Gelber
    • 2
  • Aron Goldhirsch
    • 3
  • Beat Thürlimann
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Medicine CKantonsspitalSt. GallenSwitzerland
  2. 2.Division of BiostatisticsDana Farber Cancer InstituteBostonUSA
  3. 3.Ospedale CivicoLuganoSwitzerland

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1993
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-84747-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-84745-5
  • Series Print ISSN 0080-0015
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