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Breast cancer clear & simple : all your questions answered  Cover Image Book Book

Breast cancer clear & simple : all your questions answered

American Cancer Society. (Added Author).


"A breast cancer resource for the newly diagnosed from the experts at the American Cancer Society With an easy-to-understand, question-and-answer format, this book guides patients through the important decisions they'll need to make, from diagnosis through treatment. It helps women with breast cancer and their caregivers know what to expect, what to do, and how to get through what can be an overwhelming, life-changing experience. This new edition includes tips for choosing the right doctor, understanding treatment choices, dealing with the effects of treatment, seeking support groups, and much more. A list of specific resources for patients, as well as a glossary of terms related to breast cancer, is also included"-- Provided by publisher.

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  • ISBN: 9781604432367
  • ISBN: 1604432365
  • Physical Description: xviii, 190 pages ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: Second edition.
  • Publisher: Atlanta, GA : American Cancer Society, [2016]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographica references.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction. How to use this book -- Finding out you have breast cancer. What now? ; What will happen to me? ; What is breast cancer? ; How cancer starts ; More facts about breast cancer ; Why me? ; How serious is my cancer? -- Treating your breast cancer. Who will help with my cancer treatment? ; How to talk with your doctor ; What's the best way to treat my breast cancer? ; What should I expect after a mastectomy? ; What should I expect after a lumpectomy? ; What are other treatments for breast cancer? ; Making your treatment choices ; What is a clinical trial? ; Side effects of chemotherapy ; What do I need ot know about side effects from treatment? ; What should I know about paying for treatment? ; What is a breast cancer survivor? ; How will cancer and treatment affect me and my loved ones? ; Keeping a journal may help ; How will cancer and treatment affect my work? --Recovering from treatment. What if my breast was removed? ; What is breast reconstruction surgery? ; Is my cancer gone forever? ; How can I be close with someone after cancer and treatment? ; How can I stay healthy from now on? ; How can I get back to living my life? -- More information. Can you help me understand breast cancer risk? ; More about cancer stages ; Your medical team ; References ; Resource guide ; Glossary.
Subject: Breast > Cancer > Popular works.
HEALTH & FITNESS > Diseases > Cancer.
HEALTH & FITNESS > Women's Health.
MEDICAL > Preventive Medicine.
Breast > Cancer.
Genre: Popular works.
Popular Work.
Popular works.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at State Library of Alabama.


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