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Breast cancer.
  1. R. Sainsbury
  1. Department of Surgery, Royal Infirmary, Huddersfield, UK.

    Abstract

    The management of patients with breast cancer has been changing over the last few years and this article highlights some areas of particular interest. The changes have been brought about against a background of an increasing disease incidence coupled with increasing political aspirations from patients and their relatives. This paper focuses on organisational aspects of breast cancer care, screening, induction and high-dose chemotherapy, clinical trials, genetics, training of surgical and nonsurgical oncologists and future prospects.

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