Breast Cancer, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Handbook

Breast Cancer

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Handbook

Edited by Arthur T. Skarin, MD, FACP, FCCP, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA; Senior Attending Physician, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA, USA; Wendy Y. Chen, MD, MPH, Instructor, Harvard Medical School, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA, USA; and Andrew M. Wardley, MBChB, MRCP, MSc, MD, CCST, FRCP, Consultant Medical Oncologist & Clinical Research Lead for the Manchester Breast Centre, Christie Hospital NHS Trust, Manchester, UK


Introduction

The role of molecular probes and other markers in the diagnosis and characterization of malignancy

Breast cancer: incidence, screening, histology and staging

Treatment of breast cancer

Systemic and mucocutaneous reactions to chemotherapy