Breast Cancer Screening and Diagnosis: A Synopsis (2015 ed.)

Breast Cancer Screening and Diagnosis: A Synopsis (2015 ed.)

By: Mahesh K. Shetty (editor)Hardback

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This book presents the current trends and practices in breast imaging. Topics include mammographic interpretation; breast ultrasound; breast MRI; management of the symptomatic breast in young, pregnant and lactating women; breast intervention with imaging pathological correlation; the postoperative breast and current and emerging technologies in breast imaging. It emphasizes the importance of fostering a multidisciplinary approach in the diagnosis and treatment of breast diseases. Featuring more than 800 high-resolution images and showcasing contributions from leading authorities in the screening, diagnosis and management of the breast cancer patient, Breast Cancer Screening and Diagnosis is a valuable resource for radiologists, oncologists and surgeons.

About Author

Mahesh K. Shetty is a Clinical Professor of Radiology at Baylor College of Medicine and the chief physician at the Woman's Center for Breast Care & MRI at The Woman's Hospital of Texas.


Breast Cancer Genetics and Risk Assessment.- Screening for Breast Cancer.- Mammography Techniques, Positioning, and Optimizing Image Quality.- Digital Mammography and Digital Breast Tomosynthesis.- Mammographic Signs of Breast Cancer.- Probably Benign Abnormalities of the Breast.- Breast Ultrasound.- The Basics of Breast MRI.- Breast MRI for Diagnosis and Staging of Breast Cancer.- Optimizing Mammographic Screening and Diagnosis of Breast Cancer.- Imaging of the Symptomatic Breast in the Young, Pregnant, or Lactating Woman.- Breast Intervention.- Imaging Pathologic Correlation in Breast Imaging.- Challenges in Breast Imaging.- Staging of Breast Cancer.- The Post-Operative Breast.- The Multidisciplinary Approach to Breast Cancer Management.- Design and Operation of a Comprehensive Breast Care Center.- Emerging Technologies in Breast Imaging.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781493912667
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 458
  • ID: 9781493912667
  • ISBN10: 1493912666
  • edition: 2015 ed.

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