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Clinical trial shows benefit to adding avastin to neoadjuvant chemotherapy in breast cancer patients

Clinical trial shows benefit to adding avastin to neoadjuvant chemotherapy in breast cancer patients

ScienceDaily (Aug. 23, 2011) — Amid the controversy surrounding the Food and Drug Administration’s ruling that Avastin should no longer be used to treat metastatic breast cancer, a new multinational Phase III clinical trial shows that Avastin significantly increased tumor response rates in breast cancer patients when given before surgery. At the annual meeting for the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the nation’s premier association of clinical oncologists, Harry D. Continue reading

Malignant stem cells may explain why some breast cancers develop and recur

Malignant stem cells may explain why some breast cancers develop and recur

ScienceDaily (Aug. 16, 2011) — Mutations that are found in stem cells could be causing some breast cancers to develop and may be the reason the disease recurs. These abnormal cells are likely controlling cell functions in the tumor and, given they are not targeted by chemotherapy and radiation, they enable the disease to recur Continue reading

Malignant stem cells may explain why some breast cancers develop and recur

Malignant stem cells may explain why some breast cancers develop and recur

ScienceDaily (Aug. 16, 2011) — Mutations that are found in stem cells could be causing some breast cancers to develop and may be the reason the disease recurs. These abnormal cells are likely controlling cell functions in the tumor and, given they are not targeted by chemotherapy and radiation, they enable the disease to recur Continue reading

Recurring cancers in women with a history of breast cancer differ from the original tumors

Recurring cancers in women with a history of breast cancer differ from the original tumors

ScienceDaily (May 18, 2011) — When women with a history of breast cancer learn they have breast cancer again, one of the first questions they and their doctors ask is: Has my cancer come back, or is this a new case? Continue reading

Principles of Cancer Reconstructive Surgery

Principles of Cancer Reconstructive Surgery

Principles of Cancer Reconstructive Surgery By Charles E. Continue reading

Oncoplastic Breast Surgery: A Guide to Clinical Practice

Oncoplastic Breast Surgery: A Guide to Clinical Practice

Oncoplastic Breast Surgery: A Guide to Clinical Practice By Florian Fitzal, Peter Schrenk, Bernard Ammerer Publisher: Springer Number Of Pages: 242 Publication Date: 2010-04-22 ISBN-10 / ASIN: 3211993169 ISBN-13 / EAN: 9783211993163 Product Description: This teaching atlas is designed for breast surgeons specialized in breast cancer therapy including general surgeons, gynecologists and plastic/reconstructive surgeons. It contains more than 400 high quality photos and illustrations and step-by-step lectures from experienced and well known surgeons in Europe and the US. Its first part presents reviews about the most important and recent published articles regarding breast conserving therapy and oncoplastic surgery Continue reading

Anatomic Basis of Tumor Surgery, 2nd ed

Anatomic Basis of Tumor Surgery, 2nd ed

Anatomic Basis of Tumor Surgery, 2nd ed By William C. Continue reading

atlas of surgical oncology

atlas of surgical oncology

atlas of surgical oncology Continue reading

Clinical Scenarios in Surgical Oncology

Clinical Scenarios in Surgical Oncology

0 http://www.book4doc.com/89132 Vijay P Khatri, “Clinical Scenarios in Surgical Oncology” Lippincott Williams & Wilkins | 2005 | ISBN: 0781754666 | 560 pages | CHM | 66,6 MB This unique case-based review of surgical oncology offers excellent preparation for oral board examinations, which emphasize both general knowledge and case management. The book presents 91 cases structured to reflect the surgeon’s decision-making process. Each case begins with a patient presentation and imaging studies or pathology results and proceeds through a series of decision points–differential diagnosis, requests for additional tests. Continue reading

Oncoplastic Surgery of the Breast

Oncoplastic Surgery of the Breast

Oncoplastic Surgery of the Breast By Maurice Y Nahabedian MD FACS Publisher: Saunders Ltd. Number Of Pages: 200 Publication Date: 2009-05-28 ISBN-10 / ASIN: 070203181X ISBN-13 / EAN: 9780702031816 Product Description: Well-recognized, international authorities in breast and plastic surgery contribute their expert advice and guidance on aesthetic closure of the breast. They discuss all key areas from indication and selection of patients, to the techniques and allied issues related to breast tumor surgery, including oncoplastic reduction, mammaplasty, mastectomy with nipple areolar preservation, perforator flaps, effects of radiation therapy, as well as complications and controversies Continue reading