By Clifford A. Hudis M.D., Larry Norton M.D., David J. Winchester, David P., M.D. Winchester

A part of the yankee melanoma Society's acclaimed Atlas of scientific Oncology sequence, this quantity deals knowledgeable review of breast melanoma. themes variety from epidemiology and genetics to prognosis, administration and reconstruction. Post-treatment care, in addition to male breast melanoma, can be mentioned.

Key gains: - greater than three hundred colour illustrations, pictures, and radiographs express tumors as they take place - Discusses the most recent innovations, corresponding to image-directed biopsy and sentinel node biopsy - contains contributions from major surgeons, radiation oncologists, clinical oncologists, and gynecologists - observed through a CD-ROM with the total textual content and illustrations of the publication, in absolutely searchable PDF documents - photos may be downloaded for lectures and displays viewers: scholars and practitioners in surgical procedure, oncology, and gynecology, radiation oncology

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Grizzle WE, Myers RB, Arnold MM, Srivastava S. Evaluation of biomarkers in breast and prostate cancer. J Cell Biochem Suppl 1994;19:259–66. Fabian CJ, Kamel S, Zalles C, Kimler BF. Identification of a chemoprevention cohort from a population of women at high risk for breast cancer. J Cell Biochem 1996;25S:112–22. Gail MH, Brinton LA, Byar DP, et al. Projecting individualized probabilities of developing breast cancer for white females who are being examined annually. J Natl Cancer Inst 1989; 81:1879–86.

Dietary Interventions Epidemiologic observations of large international differences in the incidence of breast cancer have provided a basis for formulating hypotheses on a possible relation between diet and the development of cancer. 117 These important differences may possibly be related to fat intake and total calories in the diet. 119,120 31 Heterocyclic amines, a group of mutagenic compounds identified in cooked foods, seem to be related to the increased risk of breast cancer associated with high intake of well-done meat.

However, both these studies have been criticized for their limited applicability to truly high-risk women, since many of the prophylactic procedures were Breast Cancer Risk and Management: Chemoprevention, Surgery, and Surveillance performed in women who would be considered at the present time to be at only low or intermediate risk for breast cancer. Detailed follow-up information is also lacking in these large series. It remains to be determined if a prophylactic mastectomy is clearly indicated in women at high risk of developing breast cancer.

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