100 Questions & Answers about Breast Cancer

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2007 - Health & Fitness - 263 pages
Whether you're a newly diagnosed breast cancer patient, a survivor, or a friend or relative of either, this book offers help. The only text to provide both the patient's and doctor's views, this completely updated second edition of this best-selling book gives you up-to-date, authoritative, practical answers to your questions about breast cancer, including risk factors and prevention, diagnosis and treatment options, post-treatment quality of life, sources of support, and much more. Now including an entire new section on the impact of cancer on sexuality, intimacy and fertility, 100 Questions & Answers About Breast Cancer, Second Edition is written by a prominent breast cancer advocate and survivor and by a cancer surgeon.The book is an invaluable resource for anyone coping with the physical and emotional turmoil of this frightening disease.
 

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Contents

The Basics
1
Risk Factors and Prevention
15
Diagnosis
49
Treatment
63
Coping with Treatment and Side Effects
153
Changes Cancer Brings
177
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