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Breast cancer : your treatment choices

Author: Terry J Priestman
Publisher: London : Sheldon Press, 2013. ©2013
Series: Overcoming common problems series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Cancer treatments have been revolutionised over the past 40 years, and women are increasingly expected to take an active part in their breast cancer care, and are often faced with complex choices to make. But, a busy and stressful hospital clinic typically gives little time for detailed explanations, and, with the bewildering range of treatments on offer today, how do you know which one is best for you? Which offers  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Terry J Priestman
ISBN: 9781847092687 1847092683
OCLC Number: 827268410
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 112 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Key facts about breast cancer --
Treatment for breast cancer --
How can breast cance be cured? --
Surgery ; your first treatment choice --
Radiotherapy --
Drug treatment ; who needs it? --
Chemotherapy ; cytotoxic drugs --
Hormone therapy --
Targeted therapy --
Complementary and alternative treatments --
If breast cancer comes back : advanced breast cancer conclusion.
Series Title: Overcoming common problems series.
Responsibility: Terry J. Priestman.

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Cancer treatments have been revolutionised over the past 40 years, and women are increasingly expected to take an active part in their breast cancer care, and are often faced with complex choices to  Read more...

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