Management of Breast Cancer in Older Women

Management of Breast Cancer in Older Women

Audisio, Riccardo A.; Reed, Malcolm

Springer Nature Switzerland AG






15 a 20 dias

This book offers evidence-based clinical knowledge of older patients suffering from breast cancer. It details the full armament of therapeutic options as well as the epidemiology of the disease and specific psychosocial considerations for elderly patients.
Basic Science: Tumor Biology and Pathology.- Epidemiology of Breast Cancer in Older Women.- Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment .- Experiences of a Multidisciplinary Elderly Breast Cancer Clinic: Using the Right Specialists, in the Same Place, with Time.- Mammographic Breast Screening in Elderly Women.- Primary Endocrine Therapy for the Treatment of Early Breast Cancer in Older Women.- Anesthesia and Pain Relief.- The Surgical Management of Breast Cancer in Elderly Women.- Breast Reconstruction.- Adjuvant Endocrine Therapy.- Adjuvant Chemotherapy.- Adjuvant Radiotherapy.- Prevention and Treatment of Skeletal Complications .- Medical Treatment of Advanced Disease.- Polypharmacy in Older Cancer Patient.- Assisting Patients in making the Right Decision.- Supportive, Palliative and End-of-Life Care for Older Breast Cancer Patients.- Nursing.- The Patient's Perception.- Managing Patients with Cognitive Impairment.- Research and Clinical Trials for Older Patients.
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