Navigating Breast Cancer: Guide for the Newly Diagnosed

Navigating Breast Cancer: Guide for the Newly Diagnosed

by Shockney
     
 

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In this newly updated and revised edition of Navigating Breast Cancer: A Guide for the Newly Diagnosed, Second Edition, author Lillie Shockney empowers breast cancer patients and their families by providing authoritative, easy-to-follow information about each step of treatment, helping women to make informed decisions about their care. Armed with this

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In this newly updated and revised edition of Navigating Breast Cancer: A Guide for the Newly Diagnosed, Second Edition, author Lillie Shockney empowers breast cancer patients and their families by providing authoritative, easy-to-follow information about each step of treatment, helping women to make informed decisions about their care. Armed with this invaluable book, breast cancer patients will be well prepared for each phase of therapy, and perhaps most importantly, will learn how to continue to work and live life while receiving treatment. This outstanding resource provides breast cancer patients with the essential tools they need to cope with symptoms and to navigate the maze of modern treatment options.



Key topics include:

* An explanation of treatment modalities, including which will be the right ones for the patient
* De-mystification of the pathology report, surgical treatment and adjuvant treatment process
* Genetic information and counseling/assessment
* Biological markers that can help determine if chemotherapy is a viable treatment option

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781449623500
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date:
08/15/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
116
File size:
559 KB

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