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The Mayo Clinic breast cancer book / Lynn C. Hartmann, Charles L. Loprinzi, medical editors.

Hartmann, Lynn C. (Added Author). Loprinzi, Charles L. (Added Author). Mayo Clinic. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780795331862 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 079533186X (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (viii, 453 pages) : illustrations, map
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: Intercourse, PA : Good Books, [2012]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 413-416) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Cancer basics. When cancer strikes ; Understanding cancer -- Breast cancer. An overview ; Making sense of risk statistics ; Hereditary breast cancer ; Preventing breast cancer ; The latest on screening ; Diagnosing breast cancer ; Precancerous conditions ; ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) ; Treating invasive breast cancer ; Breast reconstruction ; Special situations ; Follow-up and surveillance ; If the cancer comes back ; Treating advanced breast cancer ; Ovarian cancer : what you should know ; Uterine cancer : what you should know -- Life after a cancer diagnosis. Feelings and emotions ; Treatment side effects ; Complementary therapies ; Survivorship ; Making the transition to supportive care ; For partners.
Summary, etc.:
Covers all aspects of breast cancer, including prevention, diagnosis, treatment, medication, alternative remedies, coping mechanisms, and communicating with children.
Source of Description Note:
Description based on print version record.
Subject: Breast > Cancer > Diagnosis.
Breast > Cancer > Genetic aspects.
Breast > Cancer > Patients > Anecdotes.
Breast > Cancer > Treatment.
Cancer in women.
Breast Neoplasms > Popular Works.
Breast Neoplasms > Anecdotes.
Neoplasms > psychology > Popular Works.
Women's Health > Popular Works.
Genre: Electronic books.

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