Breast Cancer Treatment... the Decisions Are Yours

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AuthorHouse, 2003 - Health & Fitness - 136 pages

Breast cancer. Many women survive to tell their stories of facing the "c" word head on and coming out strong and alive. But what is it like to choose your own path through the medical treatment process? What is it like to defy conventional treatment, question everything, and come through it with the knowledge and confidence that you have not only survived the cancer, but the process itself?

Jean Macpherson Duffy is a registered nurse, mother of five, and retired state legislator. Her story responds point-by-point to anyone's fears about what *really* happens when you take the reins of your own life, and your own treatment. As Alice Ring, M.D, M.P.H. says, "With clarity, humor, and passion Jean Duffy has given a precious gift to all her readers, both men and women."A must read for not only anyone with breast cancer, but anyone who has experienced the medical community as impersonal, unbending and even, at times, demeaning. An enlightening road map for treatment survival.

Meet Jean's doctors, family and friends in Breast Cancer Treatment--. the decisions are YOURS. Take the journey with her, and gain the courage to impact your own healthcare.

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