ABC of Breast Diseases
- Paperback | 168 pages
- 218 x 275 x 9mm | 488g
- 16 Oct 2012
- John Wiley and Sons Ltd
- Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
- Chicester, United Kingdom
- 4th Edition
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03 Aug 2009
17 May 2011
18 Jan 2011
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Edited by J Michael Dixon, Professor of Surgery and Consultant Surgeon, Edinburgh Breast Unit, and Clinical Director, Breakthrough Research Unit, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, UK
Breast diseases are common and often encountered by health professionals in primary care. While the incidence of breast cancer is increasing, earlier detection and improved treatments are helping to reduce breast cancer mortality.
The ABC of Breast Diseases provides comprehensive guidance to the assessment of symptoms, how to manage all common breast conditions and guidelines on referral. It covers congenital problems, breast infection and mastalgia, before addressing the epidemiology, prevention, screening and diagnosis of breast cancer. It outlines the treatment and management options for breast cancer within different groups and includes new chapters on the genetics, prevention, management of high-risk women and the psychological aspects of breast diseases.
Edited and written by internationally renowned experts in the eld and highly illustrated in full colour, this fourth edition remains a practical guide for general practitioners, family physicians, practice nurses and breast care nurses as well as surgeons and oncologists, both in training and recently quali ed, and medical students.
About the ABC series
The new ABC series has been thoroughly updated, offering a fresh look, layout and features throughout, helping you to access information and deliver the best patient care. The newly designed books remain an essential reference tool for GPs, GP registrars, junior doctors and those in primary care, designed to address the concerns of general practitioners and provide effective study aids for doctors in training.
Now offering over 70 titles, this extensive series provides you with a quick and dependable reference on a range of topics in all the major specialities. Each book in the new series now offers links to further information and articles, and a new dedicated website provides you with even more support.
The ABC series is the essential and dependable source of up-to-date information for all practitioners and students in general practice.
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About J. Michael Dixon