100 Questions & Answers About Advanced & Metastatic Breast Cancer
Whether you're a newly diagnosed patient, survivor, or loved one of someone suffering from advanced breast cancer, 100 Questions & Answers About Advanced and Metastatic Breast Cancer, Second Edition offers essential and practical guidance. Providing both doctor and patient perspectives, this updated and revised edition offers authoritative answers to the most commonly asked questions about advanced and metastatic breast cancer including diagnosis, treatment, post-treatment quality of life, alternative medicine, targeted therapy, and coping strategies. Written by experts from Johns Hopkins University and Medical Center, this new edition is an invaluable resource for anyone coping with the physical and emotional turmoil of this disease.
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