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Author Hirshaut, Yashar.

Title Breast cancer : the complete guide / Yashar Hirshaut and Peter I. Pressman.

Publication Info. New York : Bantam Books, 2008.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Charles B. Phillips PL Adult Non-Fiction - CPBB-3  616.994 HIR    AVAILABLE
 Highland CC Stacks - HCCY-13  RC280.B8 H57 2008    AVAILABLE
 Ida PL Adult Non-Fiction - IPLY-12  616.99449 HIR    AVAILABLE
 Johnsburg PL Adult Non-Fiction - JOLY-11  616.9944 HIR    AVAILABLE
 Moline PL Adult Non-Fiction - MPLG-1  616.9944 HIR    AVAILABLE
 Yorkville PL Adult Non-Fiction - YKBB-4  616.9944 HIR    AVAILABLE
Edition Fifth edition, Bantam fifth trade paperback edition.
Description xi, 420 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 387-405) and index.
Contents bk. I: From suspicion to diagnosis. How can a book help me? -- Getting started -- What's gone wrong? -- Diagnosis -- Pathology -- After the diagnosis -- bk. II: Treatment. Genetics -- Surgery -- Radiation therapy -- Prognosis -- Hormone therapy and chemotherapy -- Breast reconstruction -- bk. III: After the treatment. Follow-up -- Recurrence -- Prevention -- New directions -- bk. IV: Life after cancer. Life after breast cancer -- The social issues of breast cancer -- Resources: NCI-designated cancer centers ; American Cancer Society divisions ; Breast cancer information resources.
Summary 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.
Subject Breast -- Cancer -- Popular works.
Breast Neoplasms -- Popular Works.
Breast Neoplasms -- therapy -- Popular Works.
Added Author Pressman, Peter I.
ISBN 9780553385915 trade pbk.
0553385917 trade pbk.

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