Management Options in Breast Cancer: Case Histories, Best Practice, and Clinical Decision-Making, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Management Options in Breast Cancer

Case Histories, Best Practice, and Clinical Decision-Making, 1st Edition

By John Benson, Ismail Jatoi

CRC Press

242 pages | 100 Color Illus. | 100 B/W Illus.

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Management Options in Breast Cancer is the only comprehensive resource devoted to exploring the systematic approach to breast cancer diagnosis, surgery, and postoperative care. This guide is an ideal tool for oncologists, pathologists, radiologists, and gynecologists seeking alternative management options for breast cancer. In addition, trainees will find this text a valuable reference for learning the basic principles and clinical guidelines of the field.

Key features in this stand-alone text:

  • an international review of the management options in the field of breast cancer clinical practice
  • case-based examples designed to aid in optimal clinician decision-making
  • two chapters devoted to rarely-explored topics: male breast cancer and geriatric breast cancer

Table of Contents



Early Symptomatic Breast Cancer

Part I: Mastectomy

Case Study 1

Case Study 2

Case Study 3

Case Study 4

Case Study 5

Part II: Breast Conservation Therapy

Case Study 6

Case Study 7

Case Study 8

Case Study 9

Case Study 10

Case Study 11

Screen-Detected Breast Cancer

Part I: Mastectomy

Case Study 12

Part II: Breast Conservation Therapy

Case Study 13

Case Study 14

Case Study 15

Incidental Breast Cancer

Part I: Mastectomy

Case Study 16

Case Study 17

Case Study 18

Part II: Breast-Conservation Surgery

Case Study 19

Ipsilateral Breast Tumor Recurrence

Case Study 20

Diagnostic Excision Biopsy

Case Study 21

Bilateral Breast Cancer

Case Study 22

Case Study 23

Case Study 24

Inflammatory Breast Cancer

Case Study 25

Case Study 26

Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy

Part I: Mastectomy Postchemotherapy

Case Study 27

Case Studies 28

Part II: Breast Conservation Surgery Postchemotherapy

Case Study 28

Primary Endocrine Therapy

Part I: Mastectomy after Primary Endocrine Therapy

Case Study 29

Case Study 30

Part II: Breast-Conservation Surgery after Primary Endocrine Therapy

Case Study 31

Breast Cancer in the Elderly

Part I: Primary Endocrine Therapy

Case Study 32

Part II: Primary Radiotherapy

Case Study 33

Pregnancy-Related Breast Cancer

Part I: First Trimester Pregnancy

Case Study 34

Part II: Third Trimester Pregnancy

Case Study 35

Case Study 36

Prophylactic Mastectomy

Part I: Bilateral Prophylactic Mastectomy

Case Study 37

Part II: Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy

Case Study 38


Case Study 39

Miscellaneous Conditions

Part I: Male Breast Cancer

Case Study 40

Case Study. 41

Part II: Paget’s Disease

Case Study 42

Part III: Phylloides Tumour

Case Study 43



About the Authors

JOHN BENSON is a Consultant Breast Surgeon in the Cambridge Breast Unit, Addenbrooke’s Hospital and a Fellow of Selwyn College, Cambridge. Dr. Benson received his Doctorate (DM) from the University of Oxford and underwent specialist training at The Royal Marsden Hospital and Institute of Cancer Research, London. He is Director of Clinical Studies at Selwyn College and was appointed a Regional Breast Tutor by the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2007. Dr. Benson has published widely in the field of breast diseases and has coordinated a major article on breast cancer for The Lancet. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and Edinburgh and an Examiner for the Intercollegiate Membership Examination (MRCS). His is member of the British Breast Group and the American Association for Cancer Research.

ISMAIL JATOI is Professor of Surgery, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, USA. He is also Director of the Breast Care Center, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland, USA. Dr. Jatoi received his Ph.D. and M.D. degrees from Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA. He is Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery and Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Jatoi has had a long-standing interest in the management of breast cancer and has published numerous articles, book chapters, and books related to breast cancer local therapy and epidemiology. He has served on the Breast Cancer Executive Committee of the Southwest Oncology Group and the Cancer Prevention Committee of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Oncology