Wednesday, 29 June 2011

Library stock: Association of Breast Surgery Yearbook

2011 Association of Breast Surgery Yearbook available for loan.
Containing articles, reports, audits, education and training features, plus breast cancer screening and prognosis.

Monday, 27 June 2011

2011 RCN Cancer and Breast Care Conference

RCN Cancer and Breast Care Conference 2011
Location: Thistle Marble Arch, Bryantson Street, London, W1H 7EH
Date: 25 November 2011 to 25 November 2011
This event welcomes nurses, APs and HCAs with an interest in cancer and breast care.

New England Journal of Medicine: 364 June 2011

Exemestane for Breast-Cancer Prevention in Postmenopausal Women

Paul E. Goss, et al

N Engl J Med 2011; 364:2381-2391
June 23, 2011

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The Breast Journal: Vol 17 Iss 3 May/June 2011

The Utility of Breast MRI as a Problem-Solving Tool
Edwin J. et al


pages 273–280, May/June 2011
Article first published online: 8 APR 2011

British Journal of Surgery Vol 98 Issue 7 July 2011

Role of mammography in the triple assessment of single-quadrant breast symptoms

Donnelly, J. et al
Volume 98, Issue 7
pages 951–955,
July 2011

Article first published online: 20 Apr 2011

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Lancet Oncology Vol 12; No 5 May 2011

Preventive therapy for breast cancer: a consensus statement

12 May 2011
pp. 496-503
Cuzick, J. et al

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Journal of Medical Screening Vol 18 No 1 May 2011

False-positive mammographic screening: factors influencing re-attendance over a decade of screening

02 May 2011,

Prinjha, S., et al

Abstracts only

The Kings Fund: Improving Cancer Survival Report

Existing differences in cancer survival rates are considered between countries and discusses the reasons for these variations including: stage at diagnosis and diagnostic delay; treatment factors; patient factors; and tumour biology and physiological/biological factors.

The full text of the report is available at:

Association of Breast Surgery: Screening Audit 2009-2010

Significant survival improvement shown in the NHS Breast Screening Programme audit for 2009-March 2010.

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