As women quickly discover, their life when treatment ends is very different from what it was before their diagnosis. Often exhausted, anxious, and emotionally volatile, they are beset by physical discomforts, fearful of intimacy, afraid for their children, worried about recurrence. Anticipating a return to anormalcy, a they discover that the old version of normal no longer applies. There could be no more knowledgeable guide for women embarking on this complicated journey than Hester Hill Schnipper, who is herself both an experienced oncology social worker and a breast cancer survivor. This comprehensive handbook provides jargon-free information on the wide range of practical issues women face as they navigate the journey back to health, including: acManaging physical problems such as fatigue, hot flashes, and aches and pains acHandling relationships: your children, your partner, your parents, your friends. acHow to regain emotional and sexual intimacy acCoping with financial and workplace issues acGenetic testing: why, whether, when acHow to move beyond the fear of recurrence acAnd much more This indispensable book will help you rediscover your capacity for joy as you move forward into the futureaas a survivor. From the Trade Paperback edition.If you have insurance through your employer but you change jobs and your new employer does not provide this benefit, try hard to ... An attorney who works with many cancer patients suggests that anyone seeking new life insurance should be anbsp;...
|Title||:||After Breast Cancer|
|Author||:||Hester Hill Schnipper, LICSW|
|Publisher||:||Bantam - 2008-11-26|