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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

Chapter 2. Fifteenth to Eighteenth Centuries

Chapter 3. Nineteenth Century, Twentieth Century and Beyond

Chapter 4. Breast Cancer Surgery

Chapter 5. Breast Cancer Radiotherapy

Chapter 6. Breast Cancer Chemotherapy

Chapter 7. Endocrine Therapy of Breast Cancer

Chapter 8. Targeted Therapy of Breast Cancer (including Immunotherapy)

Chapter 9. Breast Cancer Staging and Grading

Chapter 10 Breast Cancer Genetics

Chapter 11. Breast Cancer Imaging and Detection

Chapter 12. Breast Cancer Models

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      Cancer Etiology, Diagnosis and Treatments
   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2011
   Pages: 6 x 9 (NBC - C)
   ISBN: 978-1-61122-603-4
   Status: AV
  
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