Written by two renowned authorities who specialize in the treatment of breast cancer, a surgeon and an oncologist, this lucid step-by-step guide has established itself as the indispensable book women need to make informed decisions about the care that is right for them. Breast cancer will strike one out of every eight women in the United States. Because there have been many important changes in the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer in the last few years, this fully revised Third Edition contains information on the latest developments in the field, including: ac new diagnostic procedures ac changes in the treatment of in situ cancer ac improved surgical techniques ac gene testing ac sequencing radiation and chemotherapy ac HER-2Neu (Herceptin) ac tamoxifen for prevention ac bone marrow and stem cell transplants ac and more From the Trade Paperback edition.going to be able to manage everything that was waiting for me. ... ways of dealing with the issues of selfimage, relationships, career, and continued treatment after they have had breast cancer. ... I was pretty depressed, I guess, but then those dark periods would alternate with normal times, when Ia#39;d be laughing with my kidsanbsp;...
|Title||:||Breast Cancer: The Complete Guide|
|Author||:||Yashar Hirshaut, Peter Pressman|
|Publisher||:||Bantam - 2009-01-20|