100 Questions & Answers About Breast Cancer

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, Sep 22, 2009 - Medical - 259 pages
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Newly Revised and Updated! 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 third 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, Third 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
47
Treatment
63
Coping with Treatment and Side Effects
151
Changes Cancer Brings
175
The Impact of Cancer on Sexuality Intimacy and Fertility
199
Personal Relations
221
Appendix
227
Glossary
245
Index
253
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