About this book
Surgery in Breast Cancer and Melanoma provides an illustrative, instructive, and comprehensive review that depicts the rationale of basic operative principles essential to oncological surgical therapy. The chapters provide pertinent and concise summaries of how to deal with benign and malignant problems in the breast and skin soft tissues. Stages of operative approaches with relevant technical considerations are outlined in an easily understandable manner. Complications are reviewed when appropriate for the organ system and problem. The text is illustrated throughout by line drawings and photographs that depict anatomic or technical principles.
A concise, handbook-sized reference work, this book is a valuable resource for all general surgeons and residents in training.
Content Level » Professional/practitioner
Keywords » Breast Cancer - General Surgery - Metastases - Sarcomas - Soft Skin Tissues
Related subjects » Oncology & Hematology - Surgery
Table of contents
Part 1: Breast.- Benign Breast Disease: Diagnosis and Assessment.- Malignant Breast Disease: Diagnosis and Assessment.- High Risk Indicators: Microscopic Lesions, Personal and Family History, Assessment, and Management.- Carcinoma In Situ of the Breast: Ductal and Lobular Origin.- Breast Carcinoma: Stages I and II.- Locally Advanced Breast Cancer.- Metastatic Carcinomas of the Breast.- Reconstruction of the Breast.- Part 2: Skin Soft Tissues.- Evaluation of Malignant and Premalignant Skin Lesions.- Staging and Treatment Options for Cutaneous Melanoma.- Technique and Application of Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in Melanoma Surgical Treatment of Malignant Melanoma.- Surgical and Medical Management of Locally Advanced and Systemic Melanoma.- Soft Tissue Sarcomas of the Extremities and Chest Wall.
Authors & Editors
This book is edited by a team of experts from across the globe. Kirby I. Bland, MD, is based at the University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL, in the USA, where he is the Fay Fletcher Kerner Professor and Chairman of the Department of Surgery, and the Deputy Director at the Comprehensive Cancer. Michael G. Sarr, MD is the James C. Marson Professor of Surgery at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine in Rochester, MN in the USA. Markus W. Büchler, MD, is a Professor of Surgery and the Chairman of the Department of General and Visceral Surgery at the University of Heidelberg in Germany. Attila Csendes, MD FACS(Hon) is a Professor of Surgery and the Chairman of the Department of Surgery at the University Hospital in Santiago, Chile. O. James Garden, MBChB MD FRCS(Ed) FRCP(Ed) FRACS(Hon), is the Regius Professor of Clinical Surgery at the Department of Clinical and Surgical Sciences at the University of Edinburgh and Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh in the UK. John Wong, BSc(Med(Syd)) MBBS(Syd) PhD(Syd) MD(Hon(Syd)) FRACS FRCS(Edin) FRCS(Glasg) FACS(Hon) is the Chair Professor for the Department of Surgery at The University of Hong Kong and Queen Mary Hospital in Hong Kong, China.