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Breast Cancer Surgery and Reconstruction : What's Right For You.

Author: Patricia Anstett; Kathleen Galligan
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Breast cancer surgery and reconstruction offer more choices than ever for women to treat breast cancer. But looking back, women who have been through it often say they wish they knew more. Blending powerful insights from survivors with mental, emotional, and health perspectives, the authors provide a powerful resource for women and their loved ones.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Anstett, Patricia.
Breast Cancer Surgery and Reconstruction : What's Right For You.
: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2016
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Anstett; Kathleen Galligan
ISBN: 9781442242630 1442242639
OCLC Number: 946788488
Description: 1 online resource (241 pages)
Contents: Acknowledgments; Introduction; Ch01. Modern Breast Surgery and Reconstruction; Ch02. Making the Decision; Ch03. Mastectomy: What to Expect; Ch04. A Veteran's Story: Lumpectomy; Ch05. Reconstruction with Tissue; Ch06. Medical Destinations; Ch07. Silicone Implants; Ch08. Saline Implants; Ch09. Flat or One-Breasted; Ch10. Uneven Results; Ch11. Delayed Reconstruction; Ch12. The Nipple: The Ultimate Challenge; Ch13. Revisionists; Ch14. Sex and Intimacy; Ch15. Lymphedema; Ch16. Arab Culture; Ch17. Money and Insurance; Ch18. Clothing and Breast Forms; Ch19. Doctor Selection Issues. Ch20. PrevivorsCh21. Family; Ch22. Pregnancy; Ch23. Wrapping It Up; Notes; Glossary; Bibliography; Index; About the Author and Photographer.

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Breast cancer surgery and reconstruction offer more choices than ever for women to treat breast cancer. But looking back, women who have been through it often say they wish they knew more. Blending powerful insights from survivors with mental, emotional, and health perspectives, the authors provide a powerful resource for women and their loved ones.

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This work by journalist Anstett and photographer and breast cancer survivor Galligan (she's featured here in Chapter 4) highlights the options and advances made in breast cancer treatment for those Read more...

 
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