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A Short History Of Breast Cancer

Author : D. de Moulin
ISBN : 9789401706018
Genre : Medical
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The Third Breast Cancer Working Conference of the Breast Cancer Cooperative Group of the European Organization for Research on Treatment of Cancer, to be held in Amsterdam on April 27-29, 1983, was the principle motive for writing this book. It was feh that a short review of the main pathogenetic conceptions and therapeutic principles which have presented themselves with regard to mammary cancer in the Course of Western history , might help to draw a more complete picture of where we stand today. It is not easy to decide which ideas, although discarded, deserve yet to be remembered and which authors from the past may be considered to be truly representative of the scientific climate of their age. Twenty centuries have produced quite a lot of ideas and the number of medical authors who advanced, or rejected, or modified, or revived them, is really uncountable. So the historian has to make a selec tion and choices are perforce subjective and open to criticism. In writing this book I tried to consult original sources in the original language as much as possible. These sources were not always strictly medical since I aimed at placing the problem of malignant breast disease - which might serve as a paradigm of cancer in general - in a somewhat wider context. For the history of medicine is not only a history of ideas, but also that of people, of institutions, of society.

Life With Breast Cancer Timing Medical Intervention

Author : Sotiria Theoharis
ISBN : UCAL:X85691
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This dissertation studies breast cancer care historically and ethnographically to address four questions: (1) how breast care structures and normalizes the actions of medical scientists, care providers, and women, (2) how medical scientists make breast cancer facts, (3) how medical paradigms habituate in institutions, bolster professionals, and lived through the women affected by the disease, (4) what are the emerging parameters for women's participation.

Cancer Of The Breast

Author : William L. Donegan
ISBN : UOM:39015055838463
Genre : Medical
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Very readable, comprehensive and up-to-date throughout... A well written, well documented, comprehensive text of breast cancer care (Annals of Surgery, review of previous edition). This trusted resource offers in-depth coverage of all aspects of breast cancer, from epidemiology and pathology through surgical and non-surgical management to psychological and legal issues. The meticulously updated and revised 5th Edition provides cutting-edge information on genetics, screening, mammography and sonography, lymphatic mapping and sentinel node biopsy, in situ carcinoma and early invasive carcinoma, biologic response modifiers, reconstruction, and much more! - Keeps readers current with state-of-the-art information on diagnosis...genetic aspects of breast cancer and oncogenies...gross and microscopic anatomy...surgical management of cardiothoracic metastases...pain and orthopedic management...and many other vital topics. - Helps practitioners provide well-balanced care with coverage of the psychological and social impacts of breast cancer...the benefits of nutrition and exercise...cancer prevention......much more. - Covers special problems such as multiple primary cancers and breast cancer with pregnancy. - Offers valuable advice on legal issues in breast cancer management, one of the leading reasons for malpractice cases. - Presents over 310 illustrations that make every detail clear. - Delivers 10 brand-new chapters, including Stage IV Carcinomas (Ch. 27), Lymphatic Mapping and Sentinel Node Biopsy (Ch. 25), Genetic Basis for Emergence & Progression of Breast Cancer (Ch. 10), Molecular Biology of Breast Cancer (Ch. 11), Cellular Kinetics of Breast Cancer (Ch. 19), In situ Carcinoma of the Breast (Ch. 23), and many other timely subjects. - Addresses topics of emerging importance such as benign breast disorders, microscopic anatomy, oncogenes, cancer prevention, cardiothoracic problems, orthopedic problems, legal issues, pain control, and community resources for the patient with breast cancer.

Medizin Gesellschaft Und Geschichte

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ISBN : UCLA:L0098843527
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Textbook Of Breast Disease

Author : John H. Isaacs
ISBN : UOM:39015025248272
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Comprehensive coverage of all the various diagnostic modalities (mammography, biopsy, cytology, diagnostic surgery, etc); all forms of management (radiation therapy, chemotherapy, surgery, breast reconstruction); and the issues of emergencies associated with metastatic cancer.


Author : Professor of Cell Biology Mel Greaves
ISBN : UOM:49015002604610
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Cancer is everywhere. Around one in three of us will at some time in our lives have an unwelcome diagnosis of cancer; every day 1500 Americans and vastly more non-Americans die of the disease. For Western societies relishing health, wealth, and longevity, its continued prominence is one of thegreatest challenges to our scientists. And the illness we call cancer is extraordinarily diverse in its causation, symptoms, likelihood of effective treatment - in some sense, every patient's cancer is unique, and that is part of the problem. In this important new book, Mel Greaves explains why theold paradigms of infectious diseases or genetic disorders have proved fruitless when trying to account for the complex and elusive puzzle that is cancer. Rather, he claims that looking at cancer in its evolutionary context, we can begin to answer some of the big questions in cancer that concern usall. Drawing on both ancient and more modern evolutionary legacies, he shows how human development has changed the rules of evolutionary games, trapping us in a nature-nurture mismatch. Compelling examples, from the King of Naples intestinal tumour in the 15th Century, through the epidemic ofscrotal skin cancer in 18th century chimney sweeps, to the current surge of cases of prostate cancer illustrate his thesis. And finally, he looks at the implications for research, prevention, and treatment of cancer that an evolutionary perspective provides. Drawing on all the most recentresearch, this is the first book to put cancer in its evolutionary framework. At a time when Darwinian perspectives on everything from language acquisition to economics are gaining ground, medicine seems to have much to gain from the insights provided by evolutionary biology. Written in anexceptionally lucid and entertaining style, this book will be of broad interest to all those who wish to understand the big C, the biggest killer of them all.

Ein Jahrhundert Endokrine Therapie Des Mammakarzinoms

Author : Manfred Kaufmann
ISBN : STANFORD:36105017824124
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Die hormonelle Therapie hat seit langer Zeit einen festen Stellenwert in der Behandlung des Mammakarzinoms. 1m Juni 1895 ftihrte der schottische Chirurg Beatson die erste Ovarektomie als therapeuti­ sche MaBnahme bei einer Patientin mit lokal fortgeschrittenem Mammakarzinom durch, welche durch eine Operation an der Brust allein nicht mehr sinnvoll zu behandeln war. Aus AniaB dieser historischen Pioniertat initiierte ZENECA, als weltweit forschendes Unternehmen auf dem Gebiet der hormo­ nellen Krebstherapie, genau 100 Jahre spater ein wissenschaftliches Symposium zum Thema ,,100 Jahre Endokrine Therapie des Mam­ makarzinoms" in Heidelberg. Die dort eingeladenen Autoren zeigen im folgenden die histo­ rische Entwicklung von Diagnostik und Therapie des Mammakarzi­ noms unter besonderer Berticksichtigung endokriner MaBnahmen auf. Ein weiterer Schwerpunkt sind die aktuellen Aspekte auf dem Gebiet der Grundlagenforschung der adjuvanten und palliativen Hormontherapie. Heute gelten endokrine Regulationsmechanismen und darauf basierende Therapieschritte als die wesentlichen Fortschritte der Brustkrebsbehandlung. Die Entwicklung der letzten 100 Jahre hat gezeigt, daB heute alle ursprtinglich durchgeftihrten chirurgischen Manipulationen durch Hormongaben ersetzt werden k6nnen. Die Herausgeber hoffen, daB in Zukunft vermehrt Aspekte der Pravention und Frtiherkennung in die klinische Entwicklung mit­ einbezogen werden.

The Female Body

Author : Catherine Park
ISBN : UCLA:L0074440264
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Breast Diseases

Author : Jay R. Harris
ISBN : UOM:39015019858847
Genre : Medical
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Raw Material

Author : Erin Katherine O'Connor
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Immunohistochemical Evaluation Of Human P53 Tumor Suppressor Protein Content In Ductal Carcinoma In Situ Dcis Of The Breast

Author : Mehri Aliasgharpour
ISBN : MSU:31293013892975
Genre : Breast
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Proceedings Of The Pakistan Academy Of Sciences

Author : Pakistan Academy of Sciences
ISBN : CHI:59677073
Genre : Science
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A Short History Of The Wellington Boot

Author : Adam Edwards
ISBN : 0340921382
Genre : Design
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In 1817, the Duke of Wellington—freshly back from beating Napoleon—found his old boots most uncomfortable when worn with new-fangled trousers. He instructed his shoemaker to make a simple modification to his footwear. . . and the rest is history. Told here with a unique blend of humor, anecdote, and fact, the history of the Wellington boot is also the history of the world. It is an epic tale, encompassing the rise and fall of empires, corporate piracy, fetish wear, transatlantic rivalry, and such iconic figures as Christopher Columbus, Beau Brummel, Princess Diana, and Kate Moss. Entertaining and edifying, this is the story of the boot that changed the world.

American Book Publishing Record

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To Lose Foolish Tenderness

Author : Lynda Ellen Stephenson Payne
ISBN : UCAL:X57793
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Management Of Metastatic Disease To The Musculoskeletal System

Author : John P Heiner
ISBN : UOM:39015054277754
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Metastatic Disease to the Musculoskeletal Systemis a comprehensive text designed for use by clinicians from multiple disciplines. As approximately 70% of people who die of cancer have metastatic musculoskeletal system, it has become a common problem seen by oncologists, orthopedic surgeons, radiation therapists and internists. However, to date, no text has been available that has provided a solid multidisciplinary approach to these conditions. This book has contributors from many disciplines who offer their insight and experience in treating these devastating and complicated problems.

The Breast

Author : K. I. Bland
ISBN : CHI:091929140
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Offering the most comprehensive, up-to-date information on the diagnosis and management of, and rehabilitation following, surgery for benign and malignant diseases of the breast, this surgical reference is now in a new edition available in both print and online for easy, convenient access to the absolute latest advances.

Principles And Practice Of Gynecologic Oncology

Author : William J. Hoskins
ISBN : UOM:39015022273737
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A Short History Of Some Common Diseases

Author : Walter Reginald Bett
ISBN : WISC:89047243639
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Practice Parameters In Medicine And Primary Care

Author : Paul D. Chan
ISBN : 1881528359
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