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Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

A Clinician's Guide
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ISBN-13:
9783319699790
Einband:
Book
Erscheinungsdatum:
23.01.2018
Seiten:
177
Autor:
Antoinette R. Tan
Gewicht:
426 g
Format:
244x159x15 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

Provides a comprehensive summary of multidisciplinary management of triple-negative breast cancer
1. Pathologic evaluation of triple-negative breast cancer 2. Triple-negative breast cancer: Clinical features 3. The genetics of triple-negative breast cancer 4. Imaging features and modalities of triple-negative breast cancer 5. Surgical management of triple-negative breast cancer 6. Radiation therapy for triple-negative breast cancer 7. Tailoring adjuvant therapy for triple-negative breast cancer: Selection of agents 8. Neoadjuvant treatment of triple-negative breast cancer 9. Systemic treatment of metastatic triple-negative breast cancer Page 3 of 3 10. Molecular profiling and targeted therapy for triple-negative breast cancer 11. Special issues in the young woman with triple-negative breast cancer 12. Individualizing the approach to the older woman with triple-negative breast cancer
This guide provides practical information that will assist clinicians involved in the diagnosis, assessment, treatment, and follow-up care of patients with triple-negative breast cancer. After opening chapters on the pathologic evaluation, clinical presentation, genetics, and imaging features, the full range of current treatment approaches is thoroughly reviewed from a multidisciplinary perspective. Readers will find up-to-date information and guidance on surgical management, radiation therapy, tailored adjuvant therapy, neoadjuvant treatment, systemic treatment for metastatic disease, molecular profiling, and targeted therapy. The coverage is completed by discussion of special issues in young women with triple-negative breast cancer and individualization of the management approach in older patients affected with the disease. All healthcare professionals who care for patients with triple-negative breast cancer will find the book to be an invaluable source of expert advice on the issues faced in real-world practice.