Living Well Beyond Breast Cancer: A Survivor's Guide for when Treatment Ends and the Rest of Your Life Begins

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Three Rivers Press, 2010 - Health & Fitness - 511 pages
What do I do now? Why am I still so tired? Am I really cured? How do I reduce my risk of recurrence? Is it safe for me to get pregnant? How do I get rid of the hot flashes so I can sleep?  

This fully revised and updated second edition contains crucial information about these issues and more--including the revolutionary medical advances in follow-up testing, ongoing treatments, and recovery. With answers for everything from how to deal with hair loss and weight gain to finding online support groups and understanding healthy foods and supplements, Living Well Beyond Breast Cancer contains a greater depth and breadth of information in its enhanced chapters--plus all-new chapters that cover current treatment options and preventative tips for those at high risk for developing breast cancer.

Enhanced Chapters:
*    Tests: Peer, Poke, and Prod
*    After Mastectomy: Re-creating a Breast with or Without Surgery
*    Intimacy, Sex, and Your Love Life: Relieving Discomfort and Increasing Libido
*    A Child in Your Future: Fertility, Pregnancy, and Adoption
*    Reducing Your Risk: Living Well

All-New Information:
*    Pre-Survivors: Risks and Prevention
*    Thinking and Remembering: Clearing the Fog and Sharpening Your Mind
*    Bone Health: Weakness Explained and Strengthening Exercises
*    Sleep: Restoration and Renewal
With this book as your guide, you'll have the tools not just to live beyond breast cancer, but to live well and well beyond this challenge in your life!

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About the author (2010)

Ellen Weiss has written over 200 books. Her titles have won many awards and have been adapted into a Disney TV movie and a BBC radio play. Two of them, The Taming of Lola and Porky and Bess, were named Bank Street Best Books of 2010. Her other titles include I Love You Little Monster, The Stinky Giant, and Christmastime is Here!

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