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By S. Eva Singletary, Geoffrey L. Robb

Edited through amazing leaders within the box of breast sickness (Dr. Singletary chairs the Breast melanoma Committee for the yankee collage of Surgeons), this e-book deals first-hand suggestion on prevention, analysis, remedy and reconstruction by means of well-known experts. The paintings good points the private therapy protocols of the head physicians and surgeons focusing on breast illness. stipulations lined contain benign and malignant tumors, endocrine and worrying issues, and adolescent and grownup difficulties in either men and women. Key gains: - includes authoritative recommendation according to the medical event of famous investigators - presents a superb review of breast sickness, beginning with breast screening, and advancing to issues corresponding to silicone autoimmune affliction and breast reconstruction strategies - Takes a well-rounded method of sufferer therapy, with articles on psychosocial difficulties on the topic of breast melanoma, and the follow-up care of the breast melanoma sufferer - observed by means of a CD-ROM with the full textual content and illustrations of the ebook, in totally searchable PDF documents viewers: scholars and practitioners in surgical procedure, plastic and reconstructive surgical procedure, oncology, and gynecology.

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A more detailed discussion of medical issues follows. Evolving Information about Strategies for Breast and Ovarian Cancer Surveillance and Prevention Identification of mutation carriers makes systematic evaluation of inherited cancers possible. Studies are ongoing to establish whether BRCA-1 and BRCA-2 related cancers have different histologies, different responses to therapy, and different survival from sporadic cancers. Such information might influence strategies for prevention and treatment of breast and ovarian cancer in mutation carriers.

All tests have a finite probability of error, even in the most meticulous laboratories: specimens can be mislabeled, reagents faulty, and reports may contain errors. Genetic laboratories recognize their substantial risk for liability and generally institute procedures to guard against such errors. Still, no test is perfect. In fact, complete sequencing is known to miss large deletions, such as one of the Dutch founder mutations in BRCA- 1. In general, a positive test result does not mean that an individual has a 100% chance of developing cancer, and a negative result does not guarantee that an individual will not develop breast or ovarian cancer.

7. Love RR, Evans AM, Josten DM. The accuracy of patient reports of a family history of cancer. J Chronic Dis 1985;38:289-93. 22. Newman B, Hu H, Butler LM, et al. Frequency of breast cancer attributable to BRCA-1 in a population-based series of American women. J Am Med ASSOC 1998;279:915-21. 8. Douglas FS, O’Dair LC, Robinson M, et al. The accuracy of diagnoses as reported in families with cancer: a retrospective study. J Med Genet 1999;36:309-12. 9. Kerr B, Foulkes WD, Cade D, et al. False family history of breast cancer in the family cancer clinic.

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