The Mayo Clinic breast cancer book [electronic resource] / Lynn C. Hartmann, Charles L. Loprinzi, medical editors.
- ISBN: 9780795331862 (electronic bk.)
- ISBN: 079533186X (electronic bk.)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (viii, 453 p.) : ill., map.
- Edition: 1st ed.
- Publisher: Intercourse, PA : Good Books, c2012.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references (p. 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.
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