3 edition of The treatment of breast cancer found in the catalog.
The treatment of breast cancer
Atkins, Hedley J. B. Sir.
Includes bibliographical references.
|LC Classifications||RC280.B8 A84 1974, RC280 B8 A84 1974|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||222 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||222|
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People with breast cancer often get more than one kind of treatment. Surgery. An operation where doctors cut out cancer tissue. Chemotherapy. Using special medicines to shrink or kill the cancer cells. Genre/Form: Fulltext Internet Resources: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Atkins, Hedley J.B., Sir.
Treatment of breast cancer. Baltimore, University Park. Breast cancer treatment depends on several factors and can include combinations of surgery, chemotherapy, radiation, hormone, and targeted therapy.
Learn more about how breast cancer is diagnosed and treated in this expert-reviewed summary. Breast cancer treatment commonly includes various combinations of surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, and hormone therapy. Prognosis and selection of therapy is influenced by clinical and pathology features.
Get detailed information about breast cancer in this summary for : PDQ Adult Treatment Editorial Board. Breast cancer is the world’s most common cancer among women, and it is the most likely reason that a woman will die from cancer (maps and ).
Breast cancer is becoming an increasingly urgent problem in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), where incidence rates, historically low, have been rising by as much as 5 percent per year (Bray and others ). ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 22 cm: Contents: 1 Primary cancer of the breas - indications for therapy.- 2 Techniques of surgical treatment.- 3 Radiotherapy.- 4 Endocrine therapy - ablative surgery.- 5 Hormones by administration.- 6 Chemotherapy of breast cancer.- 7 Tests of prediction.
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Cited by: 2.Treatment for this non-invasive breast tumor is often different from the treatment of invasive breast cancer. Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) is a stage 0 breast tumor. Lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS) used to be categorized as stage 0, but this has been changed because it is not cancer.
Still, it does indicate a higher risk of breast cancer.Treating Breast Cancer | Local treatments Some treatments are€local, meaning they treat the tumor without affecting the rest of the body.€ Most women with breast cancer will have some type of surgery to remove the tumor.
Depending on the type of breast cancer and how advanced it is, you might need other.