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CHAPTER 1: ANATOMY, PHYSIOLOGY, SYMPTOM ASSESSMENT, AND EPIDEMIOLOGY

Anatomy and physiology of the breast

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Bland  KI, Copeland  EM (2009). The Breast: Comprehensive Management of Benign and Malignant Disorders, 4th edn. Saunders, St Louis.
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JM  Dixon (2012). ABC of Breast Diseases, 4th edn. BMJ Books, London.
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JM  Dixon (2009). Breast Surgery. A Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice, 4th edn. Elsevier, London.

Assessment of the breast

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Bland  KI, Copeland  EM (2009). The Breast: Comprehensive Management of Benign and Malignant Disorders, 4th edn. Saunders, St Louis.
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Dey  P, et al. (2002). Costs and benefits of a one stop clinic compared with a dedicated breast clinic: randomised controlled trial. Br Med J 324:507.
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Eltahir  A, et al. (1999). The accuracy of 'one-stop' diagnosis for 1110 patients presenting to a symptomatic clinic. J Roy Coll Surg Edin 44:226–30.
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Kuhl  CK, et al. (2007). MRI for diagnosis of pure ductal carcinoma in situ: a prospective observational study. Lancet 370:485–92.  [PubMed: 17693177]
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Lehman  CD, et al. (2007). MRI evaluation of the contralateral breast in women with recently diagnosed breast cancer. N Engl J Med 356:1295–303.  [PubMed: 17392300]
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Morris  KT, et al. (2001). Usefulness of the triple test score for palpable breast masses. Arch Surg[Archives of Surgery Full Text] 136:1008–13.  [PubMed: 11529822]
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Turnbull  L, et al. (2010). Comparative effectiveness of MRI in breast cancer (COMICE) trial: a randomised controlled trial. Lancet 375:563–71.  [PubMed: 20159292]

Epidemiology of breast cancer

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Beral  V, et al. (2003). Breast cancer and hormone-replacement therapy in the Million Women Study. Lancet 362:419–27.  [PubMed: 12927427]
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Chlebowski  RT, et al. (2003). Influence of estrogen plus progestin on breast cancer and mammography in healthy postmenopausal women: the Women's Health Initiative randomized trial. JAMA[JAMA and JAMA Network Journals Full Text] 289:3243–53.  [PubMed: 12824205]
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Claus  EB, et al. (1994). Autosomal dominant inheritance of early-onset breast cancer. Implications for risk prediction. Cancer 73:643–51.  [PubMed: 8299086]
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Gail  M, Rimer  B (1998). Risk-based recommendations for mammographic screening for women in their forties. J Clin Oncol 16:3105–14.  [PubMed: 9738582]
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Garber  JE, Offit  K (2005). Hereditary cancer predisposition syndromes. J Clin Oncol 23:276–92.  [PubMed: 15637391]
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Hartmann  LC, et al. (1999). Efficacy of bilateral prophylactic mastectomy in women with a family history of breast cancer. N Engl J Med 340:77–84.  [PubMed: 9887158]
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Jack  RH, et al. (2009). Breast cancer incidence, stage, treatment and survival in ethnic groups in South East England. Br J Cancer 100:545–50.  [PubMed: 19127253]
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Meijers-Heijboer  EJ (2001). Breast cancer after prophylactic bilateral mastectomy ...

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