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Authors: Marc Lacroix (InTextoResearch, Baelen, Belgium, and others) 
Book Description:
Breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed type of cancer and the second leading cause of cancer death in women after lung cancer. It is estimated that breast cancer affects more than 1,000,000 women worldwide each year, and about 450,000 die from the disease. During the last decades, breast cancer has received considerable attention, yet it is a very old disease that was described years and years ago. This book provides a summary of breast cancer history. It covers the ages from the ancient times to the early 2000's, but mainly focuses on the 20th century and its numerous discoveries and inventions in the field of breast cancer detection, analysis and treatment. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical Press)

Table of Contents:
Preface

Chapter 1. From Prehistoric Times to the End of the Middle Ages, pp.1-8

Chapter 2. Fifteenth to Eighteenth Centuries, pp.9-18

Chapter 3. Nineteenth Century, Twentieth Century and Beyond, pp.19-26

Chapter 4. Breast Cancer Surgery, pp.27-44

Chapter 5. Breast Cancer Radiotherapy, pp.45-58

Chapter 6. Breast Cancer Chemotherapy, pp.59-68

Chapter 7. Endocrine Therapy of Breast Cancer, pp.69-80

Chapter 8. Targeted Therapy of Breast Cancer (including Immunotherapy), pp. 81-90

Chapter 9. Beyond Breast Cancer Staging and Grading, pp.91-104

Chapter 10. Beyond Breast Cancer Genetics, pp.105-120

Chapter 11. Beyond Breast Cancer Imaging and Detection, pp.121-144

Chapter 12. Beyond-Breast Cancer Models, pp.145-152

Bibliography, pp.153-156

Index, pp.157

   Series:
      Cancer Etiology, Diagnosis and Treatments
      Women's Issues
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2011
   Pages: 6 x 9 (NBC - C)
   ISBN: 978-1-61122-305-7
   Status: AV
  
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