All About Breast Cancer
about breast cancer' is a book written by Dr. Selvi Radhakrishna and
published by Macmillan. This book covers extensively and authoritatively,
all topics related to diagnosis, treatment, as well as a multitude of
emotions surrounding the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer. Keeping
in mind the sensitivity of women in the Indian subcontinent, the book
addresses the various cultural issues a woman might face when diagnosed with
breast cancer. It gives practical hints to cope with different aspects of
treatment related issues.
The caselets are presented to inspire women through heartwarming real life
scenarios that the author has faced in her practice of breast cancer
treatment. Readers will get access to a comprehensive list of NGOs and
charitable institutions that provide financial help for treatment and
rehabilitation as well as emotional support.
"A Breast cancer patient would read and reread every word written
in this book."
This book has also been translated in Tamil and published by
For copies of the book please contact us at the Centre on 04424610831,
and Clinical Management
- Relevant to both the practicing surgeon and the radiologist with a
combination of clinical and imaging details for all breast disorders
that are seen in practice.
- Generously complemented with high quality images.
- Section on intervention is provided with a step-by-step tutorial with
practical hints that make the procedure simple.
It is challenging enough to be able to make a diagnosis in mammography, but
the newer standards of care demand more than just providing a diagnosis.
This book is an excellent resource to improve the understanding of breast
diseases, recognize and manage problems encountered in breast imaging and
clinical management of the breast diseases.
With forty four chapters, this volume is divided into six sections on
screening of breast cancer, imaging modalities, benign breast disorders,
interventional procedures, pathological considerations and breast cancer.
Breast Diseases: Imaging and Clinical Management is a crisp volume on
clinical and multimodality breast imaging with emphasis on interventional
procedures, pathology and the entire spectrum of breast cancers.
Breast Imaging and Interventions Program
Breast imaging and interventions 2016 program was conducted by Chennai breast centre at IIT, Chennai on the 19,20 & 21st of August 2016. The meeting was attended by radiologists and breast surgeons from all over the country. The feedback was great and many said was exceptionally good and beyond their expectations.
Breast Ultrasound workshop - July 2009
This workshop was well attended and received by
surgeons and radiologists. Dr. Sasirekha Govindarajulu from Frenchay Breast
Centre, Bristol, UK, contributed a lot to the workshop with her experience
in performing, interpreting, and reporting ultrasound procedures, and
demonstrated how to perform ultrasound-guided biopsies. She was present
helping trainees to practice with phantoms to do breast biopsies.
Book released about breast cancer - August 24th
Selvi Radhakrishna has authored a book called Breast cancer A
handbook in Tamil, released in August 2010, by Penn Nalam. This book
addresses all aspects of diagnosis, treatment and care during and after
treatment process in a very simple language.
Breast Centre - Inauguration - September 2009
Chennai Breast Centre, was inaugurated on September 1, 2009 an exclusive and comprehensive breast care centre. This breast centre is established was a direct response to the growing needs for greater awareness about the importance of breast health amongst women of all ages.
Digital Mammography Screening comes to India September 2009
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The Chennai Breast Care Center in Chennai (formerly Madras), the capital
city in the Indian State of Tamil Nadu, is the first health center in India
to focus exclusively on women's breast health and the first to implement a
comprehensive digital solution to improve the outcome of breast cancer..
Chennai Breast Centre in collaboration with researchers from Institute of
Basic Sciences conducts spearheaded research on breast cancer pathogenesis
and metastasis. The current project on metastatic potential of breast cancer
by analysis of Matrix mettalloproteases is of prime focus at it will add new
dimensions to treatment & regulation in breast cancer. Apart from this
study, Chennai Breast Centre has teams of researchers working on other areas
of importance in breast cancer research.
Chennai Breast Centre has a memorandum of understanding with the Biotechnology department, IIT, Chennai to collect and store Tumour tissue samples for research. The facility also actively participates in research projects conducted by the Biotechnology department, IIT, Chennai
Conferences and Courses attended
Dr. Selvi Radhakrishna attended the :
1. Asian breast diseases association's annual conference in Mumbai in
2. Breast pathology course conducted by the Singapore general hospital in
3. Participated as faculty for the WCI meeting conducted at Tata Memorial
4. San Antonio breast cancer symposium 2012
5. Faculty : Annual Association of surgeons of India, Dec 2011
6. Faculty : Absicon meeting, Hyderabad, May 2012
7. Faculty: Cusp meeting, September 2012
8. Faculty : WCI meeting, Mumbai 2012
1. Interventional breast biopsy workshop- July 2009
2. Breast Imaging and education program- Aug 2010
3. Oncoplastic breast surgery Feb 2012
4. Breast Imaging and interventions program- 2012
Breast imaging and intervention program 2014.
Breast imaging and intervention program 2016 synopsis.
For details regarding short term breast surgical fellowship please contact -
Target BIIP 2017
September, 30 & October 1st 2017
Multimodality approach to Detection and Diagnosis of Breast Disease September 30 2017 - October 01 2017
Click here to view Target BIIP Brochure
Course Highlights :
1.Case discussions with clinical, imaging and histopathological correlation.
2.Breast surgery - Oncoplasty, Margins, Sentinel lymph node biopsy.
3.Image guided interventions workshop.
4.University CME credits.
5.Detailed stay of mammography, breast ultrasound and Breast MRI.
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(Breast Diagnosis, Imaging & Intervention Program) 2017.