Preface. Foreword ( HRH The Prince of Wales ). Words of Encouragement for Nurses from Stella McCartney. Contributors. Acknowledgements. 1 An Overview of the Breast and Breast Cancer ( Elisabeth Grimsey ). 2 The Histopathology of Breast Cancer ( Helen E. Froyd and Victoria Harmer ). 3 Genetic Factors in Breast Cancer ( Audrey Ardern-Jones ). 4 Breast Screening ( Ann-Marie Fretwell (previous contribution by Linda Lee) ). 5 Surgery for Breast Cancer ( Victoria Harmer ). 6 Physiotherapy for Patients with Breast Cancer ( Helen Macleod and Pauline Koelling ). 7 Breast Reconstruction ( Nicola West ). 8 Chemotherapy as a Treatment for Breast Cancer ( Elaine Lennan (previous contribution by Joan Klein nee McCoy) ). 9 Radiotherapy as a Treatment for Breast Cancer ( Karen Burnet ). 10 Endocrine Treatment for Breast Cancer ( Deborah Fenlon and Kay Townsend ). 11 Lymphoedema and Breast Cancer ( Mary Woods ). 12 Fungating Wounds ( Victoria Harmer (previous contribution by Rachael King) ). 13 Advanced Disease ( Elizabeth Sumner ). 14 Complementary and Alternative Therapies ( Rosemary Lucey ). 15 Psychological Issues for the Patient with Breast Cancer ( Jane Rogers and Mary Turner ). 16 Survivorship Issues ( Carmel Sheppard ). 17 Specialist Nursing Roles: What Are the Challenges? ( Emma Pennery ). Index. Colour plate section.