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The breast cancer book : what you need to know to make informed decisions

Author: Ruth H Grobstein
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2005.
Series: Yale University Press health & wellness.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Popular works
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth H Grobstein
ISBN: 0300104138 9780300104134
OCLC Number: 56617106
Description: xx, 188 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Chap. 1 Facts you should know and questions you might ask --
Chap. 2 Detection : mammograms and breast exams --
Chap. 3 The path to your diagnosis : breast biopsies --
Chap. 4 The pathologist's report --
Chap. 5 Your treatment team and second opinions --
Chap. 6 Surgery and staging of your breast cancer --
Chap. 7 Radiation therapy --
Chap. 8 Systemic therapy --
Chap. 9 More facts you should know --
Chap. 10 Transition time.
Series Title: Yale University Press health & wellness.
Responsibility: Ruth H. Grobstein.
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From a caring physician who has treated thousands of breast cancer patients, a clear and reassuring guide to the disease, its prevention, and its treatment.  Read more...


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"If you or a loved one have been threatened with breast cancer, I urge you to run to the nearest bookstore and buy this book-it might well prove to be life saving. I have sent dozens of my friends to Read more...

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