Johns Hopkins Patients' Guide to Breast Cancer

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Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Sep 29, 2009 - Medical - 158 pages
85% of women diagnosed with breast cancer today will be survivors of this disease.
Your goal is to join that majority.

The Johns Hopkins Patient Guide to Breast Cancer is a concise a "how to" guide that takes you through the journey of breast cancer treatment. It guides you through the overwhelming maze of treatment options available, the complicated schedule ahead, and the task of putting together your plan of action so that you become a cancer survivor. Empower yourself with accurate, understandable information that will allow you participate in the decision making about your care and treatment.
 

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Contents

PREFACE
DEDICATION
INTRODUCTION
CHAPTER 1FIRST STEPSIVE BEEN DIAGNOSED WITH BREAST CANCER
CHAPTER 2MY TEAMMEETING YOUR TREATMENT TEAM
CHAPTER 3TAKING ACTIONCOMPREHENSIVE TREATMENT CONSIDERATIONS
CHAPTER 4BE PREPAREDTHE SIDE EFFECTS OF TREATMENT
CHAPTER 5STRAIGHT TALKCOMMUNICATION WITH FAMILY FRIENDS AND COWORKERS
CHAPTER 8MANAGING RISKWHAT IF MY CANCER COMES BACK?
CHAPTER 9MY CANCER ISNT CURABLEWHAT NOW?
CHAPTER 10BREAST CANCER IN OLDER ADULS
CHAPTER 11TRUSTED RESOURCESFINDING ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT BREAST CANCER AND ITS TREATMENT
INFORMATION ABOUT JOHNS HOPKINS
FURTHER READING
GLOSSARY
INDEX

CHAPTER 6MAINTAINING BALANCEWORK AND LIFE DURING TREATMENT
CHAPTER 7SURVIVING BREAST CANCERREENGAGING IN MIND AND BODY HEALTH AFTER TREATMENT
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Administrative Director, University Distinguished Service Assistant Professor of Breast Cancer, Associate Professor, Departments of Surgery, Gynecology, & Obstetrics, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins Avon Foundation Breast Center - Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

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