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Breast cancer : a family survival guide

Author: Lucille M Pederson; Janet M Trigg
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Bergin & Garvey, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work on breast cancer offers helpful advice on how to deal with the illness in terms of the family and the community. Among the topics covered are: holistic and alternative treatments;  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Popular works
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Pederson, Lucille M.
Breast cancer.
Westport, Conn. : Bergin & Garvey, 1995
(OCoLC)755171083
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lucille M Pederson; Janet M Trigg
ISBN: 0897892933 9780897892933 0897894383 9780897894388
OCLC Number: 31206611
Notes: "Suggested reading": pages [197]-200.
Description: xiv, 282 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Finding and Reacting To a Lump --
2. Physical, Emotional, and Psychosocial Effects of Breast Cancer --
3. Types of Breast Cancer and Treatments --
4. Breast Reconstruction --
5. Holistic and Alternative/Complementary Treatments --
6. Effects of Breast Cancer on Couple Relationships --
7. Effects of Breast Cancer on Children and Other Family Members --
8. Relationships with Health Care Professionals --
9. Communicating about Breast Cancer --
10. Coping with the Breast Cancer Experience --
11. Supportiveness of Family, Friends, and Community --
12. Coping by Looking and Feeling Attractive --
13. Coping with Medical Forms and Insurance --
14. Coping with Recovery --
15. Opportunity for Growth --
16. Coping with Death --
17. Survival Guidelines for the Woman with Breast Cancer --
18. Survival Guidelines for Spouse/Partner, Children, and Other Family Members --
19. Guidelines for Friends --
Appendix C Questions to Ask Doctors --
Appendix D Procedures for Detecting Breast Cancer --
Appendix E Precautions for Avoiding Lymphedema --
Appendix F Bill of Rights for Cancer Patients and Family Members --
Appendix G Twenty-five Practical Tips You Can Use to Help Those Facing Serious Illness.
Responsibility: Lucille M. Pederson and Janet M. Trigg.

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