Breast Lumps: A Guide to Diseases of the Breast

Breast Lumps: A Guide to Diseases of the Breast

by Jane Smith, David J. Leaper


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Any breast operation is a significant event. This book provides information to help lessen the fear and gives practical advice for patients returning to normal life. Contents include: an explanation of the benign causes of lumps and pain in the breast; outline of the different types of cancer of the breast; description of investigative and diagnostic procedures; a look at preparation for surgery, the different surgical procedures and what to expect after surgery; a discussion of radiotherapy and chemotherapy; an explanation of breast reconstruction. For breast diseases patients and their families and caregivers, primary care and family physicians.

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ISBN-13: 9781903378083
Publisher: tfm Publishing Limited
Publication date: 02/28/2004
Pages: 170
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.41(d)

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