Whether you are facing a cancer diagnosis and the challenges of treatment, or wish to prevent the disease if youare at high risk, this book brings you the most accurate, reliable and up-to-date information available. Youall discover a story rich in hope, with accounts of women whoave successfully confronted this difficult disease. The knowledge youall gain will help you be a more informed patientain communicating with your doctor, in selecting among treatment options. In this thorough book, Mayo brings you critical knowledge in many key facets of breast cancer. ac PreventionaWhat can you do to decrease your risk of getting breast cancer? While thereas still no guaranteed way to prevent it, several lifestyle factors can be modified to reduce your risk, especially if you are in a high-risk category. ac TreatmentaAfter diagnosis comes a flurry of questions: aNow what?a aHow do I deal with this?a aDo I have options?a aWhatas my prognosis?a The good news is that breast cancer is now considered a highly treatable disease with good results. Survival rates keep increasing. The book reviews the full range of treatment options, and the pros and cons of each. ac Care and CopingaLife goes on after diagnosis. Our doctors share their best options for dealing with feelings and emotions ... for coping with treatment side effects ... for women who want to consider complementary therapies. A separate chapter offers helpful guidance to the patientas partner. ac Living With HopeaIt bears repeating: Breast cancer is highly treatable. You have every reason to live with hope. This book offers key support for every woman. The book is a tribute to many, especially the extraordinary women whoave taught us about breast cancer. Each has added to our knowledge of the disease, and advanced your ability to respond to any diagnosis or risk.Women with a family history of ovarian cancer whoa#39;ve had their ovaries and fallopian tubes removed still have some risk of developing primary peritoneal carcinoma. K In a pelvic exam, you lie on an examining. Prophylactic oophorectomyanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Mayo Clinic Breast Cancer Book|
|Publisher||:||RosettaBooks - 2012-11-16|