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Breast and endocrine surgery 

Breast and endocrine surgery
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Breast and endocrine surgery
Author(s):

Matthew D. Gardiner

and Neil R. Borley

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199204755.003.0003
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date: 27 November 2020

This chapter begins by discussing the basic principles of oncology, cancer diagnosis and classification, and cancer treatment, before focusing on the key areas of knowledge, namely disorders of breast development and involution, breast cancer assessment and management, goitre, altered thyroid state, thyroid cancer, parathyroid conditions, adrenal conditions, and multiple endocrine neoplasia. The chapter concludes with relevant case-based discussions.

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