Breast Cancer Nursing Care and Management by Victoria Harmer, HRH The Prince of Wales

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By Victoria Harmer, HRH The Prince of Wales

This booklet is a wonderful source for nurses operating in both a clinic or basic care—Breast melanoma Care News"This ebook will be beneficial to different breast melanoma nurses and scholars approximately to embark on paintings during this field"—Journal of neighborhood NursingThis entire instruction manual is for nurses and different healthcare pros fascinated by the care of individuals with breast melanoma. It offers up to date evidence-based details and useful suggestion on nursing care all through prognosis, remedy, restoration and end-of-life care.Each bankruptcy is written by way of a professional within the box. subject matters comprise the anatomy of the breast, to be had remedies, complementary remedies, the mental care of sufferers and their households, and the position of the professional nurse. This e-book offers a well-balanced method of all facets of coping with breast malignancy. the significance of writing from a nursing viewpoint is underlined in order that the essence of help and bedside care is maintained.This moment version includes:Updates on guidance in addition to references to fresh trials and adjustments to the breast screening programmeA new bankruptcy on survivorship concerns protecting the long term results and results of recuperating from breast melanoma

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P1: SFK/UKS P2: SFK c02 BLBK337-Harmer 2 October 19, 2010 11:13 244mm×172mm The Histopathology of Breast Cancer Helen E. Froyd and Victoria Harmer INTRODUCTION Breast cancer is a heterogeneous disease that encompasses a number of distinct biological characteristics and clinical behaviour. Breast cancer is often curable, particularly if diagnosed at an early stage. This requires early detection and a knowledge and awareness of all types of the disease, including the rarer forms of breast cancer.

Ultrasound is by far the safest radiological tool during pregnancy. Together with ultrasound, all palpable breast masses should be biopsied. To achieve accurate diagnosis, fine-needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) is required. FNAC is technically more difficult to perform when the breast is engorged with milk. A study by Gupta (1997) showed that FNAC in pregnancy and in lactating women could be very accurate. , (2001) preferred the use of image-guided core biopsy Treatment of breast cancer associated with pregnancy The treatment sequence for each patient is individualised.

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