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Breast Cancer The Complete Guide

Author : Yashar Hirshaut
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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: • new diagnostic procedures • changes in the treatment of in situ cancer • improved surgical techniques • gene testing • sequencing radiation and chemotherapy • HER-2Neu (Herceptin) • tamoxifen for prevention • bone marrow and stem cell transplants • and more

The Complete Guide to Breast Cancer

Author : Trisha Greenhalgh
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The book you can trust to support you at every stage of your treatment - and beyondProfessor Trisha Greenhalgh, an academic GP, and Dr Liz O?Riordan, a Consultant Breast Cancer Surgeon, are not only outstanding doctors, but they have also experienced breast cancer first-hand.The Complete Guide to Breast Cancerbrings together all the knowledge they have gathered as patients and as doctors to give you and your family a trusted, thorough and up-to-date source of information. Designed to empower you during your breast cancer treatment, it covers--Simple explanations of every breast cancer treatment-Coping with the emotional burden of breast cancer-Frank advice about sex and relationships-Staying healthy during and after treatment-Dealing with the fear of recurrence-Living with secondary breast cancerPacked full of all the things the authors wished they?d known when they were diagnosed, and tips on how to cope with surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy and beyond, this is the only book you need to read to guide you through your breast cancer diagnosis. 'A much needed guide which is both humane and based on robust evidence.' - Macmillan Cancer Support

The Complete Guide to Breast Cancer

Author : Trisha Greenhalgh
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The book you can trust to support you at every stage of your treatment - and beyond Professor Trisha Greenhalgh, an academic GP, and Dr Liz O’Riordan, a Consultant Breast Cancer Surgeon, are not only outstanding doctors, but they have also experienced breast cancer first-hand. The Complete Guide to Breast Cancer brings together all the knowledge they have gathered as patients and as doctors to give you and your family a trusted, thorough and up-to-date source of information. Designed to empower you during your breast cancer treatment, it covers: -Simple explanations of every breast cancer treatment -Coping with the emotional burden of breast cancer -Frank advice about sex and relationships -Staying healthy during and after treatment -Dealing with the fear of recurrence -Living with secondary breast cancer Packed full of all the things the authors wished they’d known when they were diagnosed, and tips on how to cope with surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy and beyond, this is the only book you need to read to guide you through your breast cancer diagnosis. 'A much needed guide which is both humane and based on robust evidence.' – Macmillan Cancer Support

Breast Cancer

Author : Yashar Hirshaut
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Covers important developments in the treatment, prevention, and diagnosis of breast cancer, covering such topics as MRIs as a diagnostic tool, needle biopsies, new radiation therapies, changes in chemotherapy and new biological treatments, genetic testing, and new prevention guidelines.

Breast Cancer

Author : Yashar Hirshaut
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The revised and updated third edition of this comprehensive reference book covers important developments in the treatment, prevention, and diagnosis of this deadly disease. Original.

Husband s Guide to Breast Cancer

Author : Todd Outcalt
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Provides information on the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer for the husbands and partners of women patients, and offers them advice on caring for and supporting their wives and on dealing with their own reactions.

The Complete Natural Medicine Guide to Breast Cancer

Author : Sat Dharam Kaur
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A naturopathic physician presents an all-natural approach to preventing and caring for breast cancer, discussing the hereditary, hormonal, and environmental causes of the ailment and outlining a host of detoxification programs, nutritional approaches, herbal remedies, and other strategies to complement conventional medical treatment and promote recovery.

American Cancer Society Complete Guide to Breast Cancer

Author : American Cancer Society (EDT)
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Alternatives in Cancer Therapy

Author : Ross Pelton
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Alternatives in Cancer Therapy offers help for all patients coping with cancer. The therapies discussed in this book are primarily non-toxic, have few, if any, side effects, and tend to strengthen the immune system. They can be used as supplemental regimens that help maximize the effectiveness of traditional therapies such as surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy. Patients have a right to know all of their treatment options, and Dr. Ross Pelton presents dozens of choices, including: * Shark Cartilage * Gerson Therapy * Mistletoe * Isoprinosine * Laetrile * Selenium * Beta-Carotene * Hydrogen Peroxide * Vitamins C and E * The Hoxsey Treatment Non-traditional therapies can enhance the quality of life, and improve overall health while treating the disease. Alternatives in Cancer Therapy provides information on the research, efficacy, potential side effects, and availability of each treatment.

The Complete Guide To Breast Cancer

Author : Thelma Gleichweit
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Breast cancer is cancer that forms in the cells of the breasts. After skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in women in the United States. Breast cancer can occur in both men and women, but it's far more common in women. Substantial support for breast cancer awareness and research funding has helped create advances in the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer. Breast cancer survival rates have increased, and the number of deaths associated with this disease is steadily declining, largely due to factors such as earlier detection, a new personalized approach to treatment, and a better understanding of the disease. This narrative describes, and by extension highlights, off-trail breast cancer topics; diagnosis challenges, why more complication awareness is needed, how complementary approaches can help manage ongoing pain and fatigue, the importance of medical self-involvement, and the potential long-term benefits of a double mastectomy choice. The medical perspective is part of the equation: the built-in barriers of the American health care system; the damaging effects of malpractice lawsuits; why physical therapy can be counterproductive; the reasons why breast cancer screenings are challenging for all parties involved; why different practitioners make different treatment recommendations, and how difficult it is to effectively manage breast cancer complications

Treatments For Breast Cancer

Author : Gonzalo Kues
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Standard therapy for breast cancer can include surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy. Natural treatments may also help people manage breast cancer symptoms and side effects from medications as well as strengthen the body's defenses. This Natural Treatment For Breast Cancer book contains all information about breast cancer, including symptoms, risk factors, causes, and preventing breast cancer. The most important section of the book, complete treatment and cure of Breast Cancer through natural medicines which most people do not know, even the doctors.

The Definitive Guide to Cancer 3rd Edition

Author : Lise N. Alschuler
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This comprehensive guide delivers informed hope along with effective tools for reclaiming your vitality in the midst of cancer treatment, healing, and recovery. When you or a loved one is faced with a cancer diagnosis, the need for accurate and trusted medical information becomes urgent. Naturopathic physician Lise N. Alschuler and medical journalist Karolyn A. Gazella present an overview of what cancer is, its causes and preventative strategies, an in-depth approach to integrative treatment options, descriptions of key body functions, and discussions of more than twenty specific cancers. The Definitive Guide to Cancer, now in its third edition, encourages you to take an integrative approach that embraces both alternative and conventional therapies across the spectrum of cancer prevention, treatment, and healing.

The Complete Guide to the Menopause

Author : Annice Mukherjee
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'We all need this book in our lives - Annice is a saviour in hormone hell!' Jenny Powell 'Having this book by my side changed my life!' Sally Dynevor Take control of your menopause Dr Annice Mukherjee went through the menopause at just 41 following a breast cancer diagnosis, and she is also a top UK hormone specialist with nearly 30 years of experience. In this book she combines her medical expertise and personal experience to develop an essential menopause toolkit offering balanced, practical and comprehensive advice designed for our modern world. The author has used her unique holistic system to help thousands of women look better, feel younger and enjoy an improved quality of life in the long term. This book includes her lifestyle toolkit - which every woman can start implementing straight away to improve symptoms - as well as science based advice on the treatment options when self-management is not enough. It demystifies the big questions, including: - Managing the menopause at work - How things change in the decades after the menopause - What happens if you have a medically induced menopause - When to consider hormone therapies and alternatives to HRT The ultimate guide to taking control, rebalancing your body for the better and successfully maintaining optimum health through and beyond menopause.

Prevention The Ultimate Guide to Breast Cancer

Author : Mary L. Gemignani, MD
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We've all heard the statistic: 1 in 8 women will get a breast cancer diagnosis at some point in her lifetime. But there's another just-as-relevant number that isn't as widely broadcast: 76 percent of those women will be alive 10 years later. This guide from America's most trusted health magazine helps women navigate treatment, medical costs, and lifestyle changes and emerge with their physical and mental health intact. Organized to take readers from diagnosis to survival and all the steps in between, Prevention The Ultimate Guide to Breast Cancer offers relevant information in technical yet accessible language, including: • Supplements and recipes that stimulate appetite, ease treatment side effects, promote recovery, and help prevent a recurrence • Complementary and alternative treatments and medicine that can be beneficial • Real-life advice from women with breast cancer on issues such as processing the emotions that accompany a diagnosis and what to expect as a cancer survivor This guide will help any woman who has been diagnosed feel organized, informed, hopeful, reassured, and focused on becoming well, increasing her chances of landing in that healthy 76 percent.

Breast Cancer

Author : Dominque Belsky
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Breast Cancer: Symptoms, Risk Factors, Diagnosis, Treatment What are the symptoms of stage 1 breast cancer? What are the 5 warning signs of breast cancer? Are you suffering from breast cancer and don't know what the next six months will look like? Has your sister, friend, daughter, or mother been diagnosed and you don't know what you can do to help? This book is a heartfelt and revealing book that will offer answers to these questions. It also has been distinguished with the 2019 "Difference Maker" award at the Self-Publishing School's Author Advantage Live conference.

Prevention The Ultimate Guide to Breast Cancer

Author : Editors of Prevention
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We've all heard the statistic: 1 in 8 women will get a breast cancer diagnosis at some point in her lifetime. But there's another just-as-relevant number that isn't as widely broadcast: 76 percent of those women will be alive 10 years later. This guide from America's most trusted health magazine helps women navigate treatment, medical costs, and lifestyle changes and emerge with their physical and mental health intact. Organized to take readers from diagnosis to survival and all the steps in between, Prevention The Ultimate Guide to Breast Cancer offers relevant information in technical yet accessible language, including: Supplements and recipes that stimulate appetite, ease treatment side effects, promote recovery, and help prevent a recurrence Complementary and alternative treatments and medicine that can be beneficial Real-life advice from women with breast cancer on issues such as processing the emotions that accompany a diagnosis and what to expect as a cancer survivor This guide will help any woman who has been diagnosed feel organized, informed, hopeful, reassured, and focused on becoming well, increasing her chances of landing in that healthy 76 percent.

The Unabashed Librarian

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Complete Guide to Symptoms Illness Surgery

Author : Henry Winter Griffith
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The definitive reference source for diagnosing, understanding and seeking treatment for any illness--from the common cold to life-threatening cancer or heart disease. With up-to-date information on new medical therapies, drugs, and surgeries--like hip replacement and laser eye correction---this authoritative guide features: * Signs & symptoms * Illnesses & disorders * Illustrated surgeries * Health appendices * Explanations of causes & risk factors * How to prevent complications or recurrence * Diagnostic tests * When to call your doctor * Is surgery necessary?

Your Complete Guide to Sexual Health

Author : Elizabeth Thompson Ortiz
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Thoroughly researched and highly readable, this volume covers areas in which it is often difficult to find useful information, such as men's reproductive health problems, sexually transmitted diseases, and problems such as rape and child molestation. 150 photos, 100 line drawings.

The Complete Breast Book

Author : June Engel
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A guide to inform about breast health, this book works to educate the average woman with detection and even prevention of breast cancer.June Engel wrote The Complete Breast Book so that women can recognize lumpy tissue and make informative decisions if they have been diagnosed with breast cancer, from surgical choices to hormone treatments, radiation and the emotional physical aftermath. BIO:JUNE ENGEL, PHD, is a biochemist and award-winning medical writer who is regularly asked to comment on health and medical issues for television and radio. She has written several health books, including The Complete Canadian Health Guide and The Complete Allergy Book.