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Title Adjuvant breast cancer treatment / edited by Monica Castiglione, Martine Piccart
Published New York ; London : Springer, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 490 pages) : illustrations
Series Cancer treatment and research ; 311
Cancer treatment and research ; 311
Contents Part I. Basics. History of adjuvant therapy / Pinuccia Valagussa ; Prognostic and predictive factors / Laura Biganzoli ; New perspectives for therapy choice / Anne-Catherine Andres ; Pathology role in adjuvant setting / Angelika Reiner-Concin ; Guidelines, consensus conferences and overviews (meta-analysis) / Kathleen I. Pritchard ; Statistical issues and challenges / Meredith M. Regan -- Part II. Treatments. Multidisciplinary care: optimising team performance / Frances M. Boyle ; Preoperative chemo-and endocrine therapy / Rosalba Torrisi ; Adjuvant chemotherapy / M. Tubiana-Hulin and M. Gardner ; Postoperative endocrine therapy for invasive breast cancer / Leisha A. Emens and Nancy E. Davidson ; Adjuvant therapy of breast cancer: bisphosphonates / Tiina Saarto -- Part III. New wind in the adjuvant setting. Trastuzumab / Edith A. Perez, Frances M .Palmieri, and Shelly M .Brock ; Lapatinib: new direction in HER2 directed therapy for early stage breast cancer / A. Jo Chien and Hope S. Rugo -- Part IV. Special issues. Supportive care during adjuvant treatment / Annabel Pollard ; Dose in (adjuvant) chemotherapy of breast cancer / Ulrike Nitz ; Timing of adjuvant therapy / O. Pagani ; Sequencing of systemic treatment and radiotherapy / Pia Ursula Huguenin -- Part V. Special populations. Young patients with breast cancer / P.A. Francis ; Special populations:: elderly patients / Diana Crivellari and Lucia Fratino ; Adjuvant therapy in patients with breast cancer during pregnancy / Sibylle Loibl -- Part VI. After breast cancer and treatment, sequelae of adjuvant treatment social issues. Investigations after adjuvant therapy / Silvia Dellapasqua ; Quality of life issues during adjuvant endocrine therapy / Lesley Fallowfield and Valerie Jenkins ; Fertility / K.J. Ruddy and A.H. Partidge ; Cognitive function in breast cancer survivors / Janette Vardy ; Costs of adjuvant breast cancer treatments / Nina Oestreicher ; Social issues: marital support / Louise Picard ; The view and role of breast cancer advocacy / Stella a Kyriakydes ; The voice of a special patient / Stefan Aebi ; Final word
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Breast -- Cancer -- Adjuvant treatment.
Breast Neoplasms -- therapy.
Adjuvants, Pharmaceutic.
Chemotherapy, Adjuvant.
Radiotherapy, Adjuvant.
Form Electronic book
Author Castiglione, Monica.
Piccart, Martine J.
ISBN 0387751149