Breast cancer husband : how to help your wife (and yourself) through diagnosis, treatment, and beyond / Marc Silver ; foreword by Frederick P. Smith. - Emmaus, Pa. : Rodale, 2004. - xv, 319 p. ; 23 cm. - Nancy Floyd Haworth Foundation collection . - Nancy Floyd Haworth Foundation collection. .
Purchase of this book made possible by a grant from the Nancy Floyd Haworth Foundation, Albuquerque, NM. Includes index.
Part I: Dealing with the diagnosis. -- Unwelcome to the World of Breast Cancer. -- Do Men Walk Out? -- Caregiving 101. -- Your Wife's Feelings. -- Your Feelings. -- The Flustered Father. -- Defusing Family Friction. -- Help Wanted: Appointment Pal. -- Part II: Treatment and beyond. -- Surgical Options. -- Your Pre-op Instructions. -- Missing a Breast. -- Booby Trap. -- The Intimate Details. -- Infusion Confusion. -- Coping with Chemo. -- Unconventional Cancer Care. -- Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow. -- Radiation: The Daily Dose. -- Mysteries of Metastatic Disease. -- Facing Death. -- The New Normal.
How to help yourself and your wife through diagnosis, treatment and beyond.