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Breast cancer journey : the essential guide to treatment and recovery / Ruth O'Regan, MD [et al.].

By: O'Regan, Ruth.
Contributor(s): American Cancer Society.
Series: Nancy Floyd Haworth Foundation collection: Publisher: Atlanta, GA : American Cancer Society, c2013Edition: 3rd ed.Description: xx, 555 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781604430301.Subject(s): Breast -- Cancer -- Popular worksDDC classification: 616.99/449
Contents:
Understanding breast cancer. What is cancer? ; Who gets breast cancer? -- Preparing for treatment. Understanding your diagnosis ; Coping with your diagnosis and moving forward ; Making the medical system work for you -- Treatment. Exploring treatment options ; Surgery ; Other treatments for breast cancer ; Treatment options based on your situation ; Clinical trials ; Complementary and alternative therapies -- Living with the effects of treatment. Coping with symptoms and side effects ; Staying emotionally healthy during treatment ; Breast reconstruction and prostheses -- Practical matters : work, insurance, and finances. Employment and workplace issues ; Insurance and your rights ; Finances and cancer treatment -- Special caregiver's section : supporting the woman with cancer -- Life after cancer. Taking care of yourself after cancer : health and wellness ; Emotional wellness after treatment : moving on ; The possibility of facing cancer again.
Summary: Presents a guide to coping with the physical and emotional demands of breast cancer treatment and recovery, in an updated edition that covers the latest treatment options, building a support network, and breast reconstruction.
List(s) this item appears in: Nancy Floyd Haworth Foundation
Item type Current location Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Paperback Paperback Northeast Bookmobile
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600-699 616.9 ORE Available 30905000349369
Paperback Paperback West Bookmobile
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600-699 616.99 ORE 2013 4/14 Available 30902000255787
Total holds: 0

Purchase of this book made possible by a grant from the Nancy Floyd Haworth Foundation, Albuquerque, NM.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 473-497) and index.

Presents a guide to coping with the physical and emotional demands of breast cancer treatment and recovery, in an updated edition that covers the latest treatment options, building a support network, and breast reconstruction.

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