100 Questions & Answers About Advanced and Metastatic Breast Cancer

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Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Oct 6, 2009 - Health & Fitness - 148 pages
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Whether you're a newly diagnosed patient, or are a friend or relative of someone suffering from advanced breast cancer, this book offers help. The only text available to provide both the doctor's and patient's views, 100 Questions & Answers About Advanced and Metastatic Breast Cancer gives you authoritative, practical answers to your questions. Written by Lillie Shockney, Administrative Director of the Johns Hopkins Avon Foundation Breast Center, Instructor in the Department of Surgery at Johns Hopkins University's School of Medicine, and tireless breast cancer patient advocate, with insider commentary from actual patients, this book is an invaluable resource for anyone struggling with the medical, psychological, or emotional turmoil of this condition.

 

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Contents

Foreword
PART ONESuspicions of Metastatic Breast Cancer
PART TWOEnsuring You Are in Good HandsSelecting the Oncology Team to Take Care of You
PART THREEDecisions Regarding Surgery and Radiation for Treatment of Metastatic Disease
PART FOURChemotherapy for Treatment of Metastatic Disease
PART FIVEHormonal Therapy
PART SIXSide Effects of Metastatic Breast Cancer and Its Treatment and How to Control Them
PART SEVENTargeted Therapy
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PART EIGHTClinical Trials
PART NINEComplementary and Alternative Medicine
PART TENOther Common Questions
PART ELEVENEnd of Life Treatment Crossroads Making Plans
Drug Tables
Appendix
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