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Twisting fate : my journey with BRCA--from breast cancer doctor to patient and back

Author: Pamela N Munster
Publisher: New York : The Experiment, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An oncologist at the University of California San Francisco, Dr. Pamela Munster has advised thousands of women on how to deal with the life-altering diagnosis of breast cancer. But when she got a call saying that her own mammogram showed "irregularities," she found herself experiencing a whole new side of the disease she thought she was an expert in.
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Munster, Pamela N.
Twisting fate.
New York : The Experiment, [2018]
(DLC) 2018031477
Named Person: Pamela N Munster
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pamela N Munster
ISBN: 9781615194780 1615194789
OCLC Number: 1043071775
Description: 261 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: An unexpected call --
Mastectomy, still needed? --
Reconstruction --
Adjuvant therapy for breast cancer --
The day before --
The day of --
Hereditary cancer and BRCA mutations --
Prostate cancer --
Back to normal --
Curse or cure --
Life after Lis --
The gift of BRCA.
Responsibility: Pamela N. Munster, MD.

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A practical yet personal guide to the medical and emotional facets of breast cancer, from a woman who's made her living researching the disease-and lived through it herself  Read more...

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