Management of the Patient at High Risk for Breast Cancer

  • Nora M.┬áHansen

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Ashley N. Hardy, Elizabeth Tarasewicz, Jacqueline S. Jeruss
    Pages 49-59
  3. Christine M. Gresik, Seema A. Khan
    Pages 69-80
  4. Erin Neuschler, Paula Grabler
    Pages 81-95
  5. Virginia Kaklamani
    Pages 97-101
  6. Lisa Renee-Palko Spiguel, Nora Hansen
    Pages 103-119
  7. John Y. S. Kim, Vinay Rawlani, Jennifer E. Cheesborough
    Pages 121-139
  8. Megan E. Miller, Sarah M. Nielsen, Swati A. Kulkarni
    Pages 141-154
  9. Brian Drohan, Constance Roche, Kevin S. Hughes
    Pages 161-167
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 185-190

About this book

Introduction

Management of the Patient at High Risk for Breast Cancer provides a state-of-the art review of patients who are at high risk for breast cancer, how to identify them, the tools available for risk assessment and quantification and indications for genetic counseling and testing. The book summarizes the high risk breast imaging options, including newest techniques and schedules. Pathologic evaluation of high risk lesions are featured as well as the management issues surrounding these lesions. The volume also covers the management of concomitant cancer risk and screening strategies.

A concise, yet comprehensive overview of the current status of the topic, Management of the Patient at High Risk for Breast Cancer serves as a useful resource for physicians and researchers dealing with and interested in patients at high risk for breast cancer.  

Keywords

BRCA gene family Breast reconstruction Breast ultrasound Concomitant cancer risk Mammogram Nipple sparing mastectomy

Editors and affiliations

  • Nora M.┬áHansen
    • 1
  1. 1.Feinberg School of Medicine, Division of Breast SurgeryNorthwestern UniversityChicagoUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-5891-3
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2013
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4614-5890-6
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4614-5891-3
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