A Nurse’s Guide to Caring for Cancer Survivors: Breast Cancer

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, Oct 25, 2010 - Medical - 230 pages
With today’s increasing number of cancer survivors, more clinical nurses are helping their patients through the survivorship process. The Jones and Bartlett Survivorship Series is a set of essential references for clinical nurses to help identify key components of survivorship care. Written by oncology nurses and coauthored by professionals in the fields of social work, physical therapy, and genetics these diagnosis-specific guides expertly deliver the information nurses need to positively impact treatment and plan for the future health of survivors. The manuals give valuable tips on counseling people with cancer through the various components of survivorship including diagnosis and treatment, follow-up, healthy behaviors and personal growth.
 

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Contents

Introduction to Survivorship
1
Overview of Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment Modalities Breast Cancer
5
Follow Up and Surveillance Screening Testing and Assessment
13
Interventions for Side Effects of Cancer and Its Treatment
33
Pharmacologic Agents as Adjuvant Therapies
133
Wellness and Healthy Behaviors
141
Communication and Interpersonal Relationships
187
Spiritual Growth and Survivorship
195
Coordination of Care
209
Web Sites
219
Resources
221
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