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The Complete Guide to Breast Cancer

The Complete Guide to Breast Cancer

How to Feel Empowered and Take Control

  • Author: Trisha Greenhalgh,Liz O’Riordan
  • Publisher: Random House
  • ISBN: 147355702X
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 304
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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

The Complete Guide to Natural Healing

The Complete Guide to Natural Healing

  • Author: Tom Monte
  • Publisher: Penguin
  • ISBN: 9780399523120
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 613
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Explains how to prevent and treat common illnesses with diet and nutrition, herbalism, homeopathy, Chinese medicine, massage, and exercise

Breast Cancer: The Complete Guide

Breast Cancer: The Complete Guide

Fifth Edition

  • Author: Yashar Hirshaut,Peter Pressman
  • Publisher: Bantam
  • ISBN: 0553906852
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 432
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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 From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Complete Guide to Medications During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

The Complete Guide to Medications During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Everything You Need to Know to Make the Best Choices for You and Your Baby

  • Author: Carl P. Weiner, MD,Kate Rope
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
  • ISBN: 1250037204
  • Category: Family & Relationships
  • Page: 576
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From a renowned obstetrician and expert in maternal-fetal medicine comes the only comprehensive pharmaceutical guide available to help you make informed decisions while pregnant and nursing Sometimes even physicians disagree or appear confused about what medications are appropriate choices for pregnant and breastfeeding women. Tylenol? Ambien? Sudafed? A prescription medication for a chronic condition? How much is OK and when? Incomplete or misinformation, an out-dated FDA classification system, and fear all stand in the way. Which means taking care of your health during this important time of your life can feel scarier than it should. The Complete Guide to Medications During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding cuts through the confusion so that you can feel good about taking care of yourself and your baby. This essential reference combines authority and empathy with an A-to-Z directory of more than six hundred drugs to help you make the best possible decisions for you and your baby.

Prevention The Ultimate Guide to Breast Cancer

Prevention The Ultimate Guide to Breast Cancer

Your Essential Resource from Diagnosis to Treatment and Beyond

  • Author: Editors of Prevention
  • Publisher: Rodale
  • ISBN: 162336096X
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 336
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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.

Your Complete Guide to Breast Augmentation and Body Contouring

Your Complete Guide to Breast Augmentation and Body Contouring

  • Author: Thomas McNemar,C. Andrew Salzberg,Steven Seidel
  • Publisher: Addicus Books
  • ISBN: 1938803752
  • Category: MEDICAL
  • Page: 152
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If you're among the women who feel your breasts are too small, perhaps you're considering breast augmentation. It is one of the most popular cosmetic surgery procedures performed today, and women who have the procedure report high rates of satisfaction with it. The surgery gives them greater confidence, affecting the way they interact with others. The authors of "Your Complete Guide to Breast Augmentation & Body Contouring" are plastic surgeons and have performed thousands of cosmetic procedures. They have consulted with women like you, and understand the issues that are important to you. You'll find that they answer many of the questions you likely have, including: - What type of implants are used--saline or silicone? - What size implant is appropriate for me? - Where are incision made? Where will scars be? - Is nipple sensitivity affected by the surgery? - What type of anesthesia is used? - Will I have much post-surgical pain? - What are the risks and complications with this surgery? The authors also cover other common body contouring procedures, including tummy tucks, and liposuction of the stomach, hips, buttocks, highs, and knees. Dozens of before and after color photos help you further envision the potential results of cosmetic breast surgery. The book contains 88 color illustrations and photos, including dozens of "before and after" photos of women who have had breast augmentation and other procedures.

The Complete Guide to Nutrition in Primary Care

The Complete Guide to Nutrition in Primary Care

  • Author: Darwin Deen,Lisa Hark
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 0470691123
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 464
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The Complete Guide to Nutrition in Primary Care Edited by Darwin Deen, MD, MS Lisa Hark, PhD, RD Clinicians and patients agree that primary care office visits should include routine nutrition assessment and counseling. But how do you fit it into an already crowded consultation? And what is the most up-to-date advice? With The Complete Guide to Nutrition in Primary Care, Drs. Deen and Hark provide the necessary tools. This comprehensive overview of nutrition answers your questions on: • Nutrition as Preventive Medicine • Nutrition through the Lifecycle • Improving Health by Changing Diet and Lifestyle Behaviors • Vitamins, Minerals, Dietary Supplements, and the Alternative • Successful Changes to the Environment This timely paperback contains everything the primary care clinician needs to counsel patients on diet and lifestyle issues. Keep it close at hand for the frequent consultation it is sure to receive. Dr. Darwin Deen is one of the nation’s foremost authorities on nutrition. Currently Professor of Clinical, Family and Social Medicine and Director of Medical Student Education at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York, he has trained a generation of physicians on the connection between nutrition and health. He has played a leading role in revising medical school curricula to incorporate nutrition training. An award-winning teacher and noted author, he serves as Chair of the Task Force on Medical Nutrition Education of the American College of Nutrition and co-chairs the Group on Nutrition of the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine. His years of experience as a family physician make him perfectly suited to advise clinicians on counseling their patients on diet and lifestyle. Dr. Lisa Hark is a renowned family nutrition expert, with more than 20 years of experience in nutrition counseling and promoting the benefits of healthy eating in children and adults. As Director of the Nutrition Education Program at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in Philadelphia, she developed a model medical school curriculum and textbook, Medical Nutrition and Disease, which has become one of the most widely used texts in nutrition education. She was given the Excellence in Medical/Dental Nutrition Education award from the American Society for Nutrition. Dr. Hark was also the host of the TV show, “Honey, We’re Killing the Kids,” which airs on TLC, and is a widely sought after speaker who communicates nutrition concepts effectively to health professionals, patients, and the media. www.blackwellmedicine.com

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Living with Breast Cancer

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Living with Breast Cancer

  • Author: Sharon Sorenson,Suzanne Metger
  • Publisher: Penguin
  • ISBN: 1101222069
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 400
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This guide is for breast cancer patients, their spouses and children, and their families, co-workers, and friends. The author hopes to answer the practical, everyday life questions that every breast cancer patient or loved one has. The book provides information, recommendations, tips, and inspiration for everything from that first biopsy to the five-year check-up.

The Complete Guide to Soccer Fitness and Injury Prevention

The Complete Guide to Soccer Fitness and Injury Prevention

A Handbook for Players, Parents, and Coaches

  • Author: Donald T. Kirkendall
  • Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
  • ISBN: 0807882755
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Page: 272
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What are the best fuel foods for soccer players? What training regimen will best prepare young soccer players and improve their resistance to injuries? This comprehensive guide to health and fitness for soccer players offers expert advice for soccer teams at all levels. With decades of combined experience treating and training elite soccer players, exercise physiologist Donald Kirkendall and orthopedic specialist William E. Garrett Jr. present complex issues in an easy-to-understand format. The book addresses the physical and mental demands of the game, including the differences between boys' and girls' games and the differences in the levels of play in youth, college, and professional leagues; nutrition fundamentals, including food, drink, and vitamin supplements; physiology and training methods, with an emphasis on the basic elements of flexibility, speed, strength, and conditioning; and injury treatment and prevention. For players looking to step up their game, for parents who want to keep their kids healthy, and for coaches seeking the advice of the pros, this guide is an indispensable reference to keep handy on the sidelines.

Women's Complete Guide to Running

Women's Complete Guide to Running

  • Author: Jeff Galloway,Barbara Galloway
  • Publisher: Meyer & Meyer Verlag
  • ISBN: 1841262056
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Page: 232
  • View: 7624
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Offers a step-by-step running program specifically designed for the needs and concerns of women, and includes tips on staying motivated, building endurance, and strengthening muscles.