© 1999

Breast Cancer

  • S. Eva Singletary

Part of the M.D. Anderson Solid Tumor Oncology Series book series (MDA)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. S. Eva Singletary
    Pages 1-3
  3. Ebrahim S. Delpassand
    Pages 53-65
  4. Marc J. Fenstermacher, Revathy B. Iyer, Carol B. Stelling
    Pages 66-83
  5. Aysegul A. Sahin, Vicente Valero
    Pages 93-119
  6. Bonnie L. Kemp
    Pages 120-131
  7. Michael P. Vezeridis, Kirby I. Bland
    Pages 132-148
  8. Frederick C. Ames
    Pages 149-154
  9. Nora Hansen, Monica Morrow
    Pages 155-170
  10. Mark A. Schusterman, Giulio Gherardini
    Pages 184-195
  11. Eric A. Strom, Marsha D. McNeese
    Pages 208-223
  12. Barry W. Feig
    Pages 224-232
  13. Alice F. Judkins, S. Eva Singletary
    Pages 233-238
  14. Brian P. Whooley, Patrick I. Borgen
    Pages 239-252
  15. Richard L. Theriault
    Pages 253-261

About this book


Breast Cancer, the second volume in the MD Anderson Solid Tumor Oncology series, this book provides the general surgeon, surgical oncologist, and medical oncologist with the state-of-the art multimodality care for breast cancer. Divided into five sections, the text brings the field's recognized esperts addressing the current status of breast imaging, breast pathology, the role of breast surgery including management of in situ and early stage carcinoma, prophylatic mastectomy, axillary node dissection, sentinel node and lymphatic mapping, and outpatient mastectomy, as well as coverage of special selected topics featuring breast cancer in pregnancy, inflammatory breast cancer and breast sarcoma. An important section on future research reviews on-going studies for the use of in situ laser ablation, cryosurgery, and translational research to bring the busy practitioner up-to-date on state-of-the art advances. This book is a must-have resource on the full specturm of current and prospective treatment options for this challenging disease.


Staging biopsy breast cancer cancer carcinoma cell imaging laser oncology pathology pregnancy surgery transplantation tumor ultrasound

Editors and affiliations

  • S. Eva Singletary
    • 1
  1. 1.Surgical Breast Section, Department of Surgical OncologyThe University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer CenterHoustonUSA

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Breast Cancer
  • Editors S. Eva Singletary
  • Series Title M.D. Anderson Solid Tumor Oncology Series
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag New York 1999
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-0-387-98369-1
  • Softcover ISBN 978-1-4612-7432-2
  • eBook ISBN 978-1-4612-2146-3
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XVIII, 365
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 11 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Oncology
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
Industry Sectors
Health & Hospitals
Oncology & Hematology