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The Mayo Clinic breast cancer book

Format: Print Book 2012
Availability: Available at 15 Libraries 15 of 15 copies
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Bethel Park Public Library Nonfiction 616.994 MA
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Sewickley Public Library Nonfiction 616.994 MAY 2012
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Shaler North Hills Library Non-Fiction 616.99449 M
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Summary
From the breast health experts at Mayo Clinic comes a guide to the many aspects of breast cancer--from prevention, to care and coping, to survival, to living with hope.

The Mayo Clinic Breast Cancer Book is the trusted resource for anyone wanting reliable information about this dreaded disease. Mayo Clinic set out to provide comprehensive and up-to-date facts in easy-to-understand language. They've succeeded in this handbook for those who've been diagnosed, or for those who want to give sensitive and helpful support to someone with breast cancer. The Mayo Clinic Breast Cancer Book stands out for its tone of companionship, as well as for the many patient stories that appear throughout the book.

This straightforward yet approachable resource will empower all who are affected by breast cancer. Here are facts about the disease, but also suggestions and inspiration for working effectively with one's doctors and caregivers. This volume offers solid tools for coping with the many uncertainties and decisions that need to be made when one is diagnosed.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "This comprehensive guide to breast cancer should be on every woman's must-read list. Mayo Clinic doctors Hartmann and Loprinzi draw on the know-how of their colleagues to spell out what causes cancer, what steps people can take to prevent it, and why everyone should care. Each year, they explain, doctors diagnose cancer in more than 1.5 million Americans, including more than 200,000 with breast cancer. In colorful language, they describe cancer cells as biological anarchists that stop following the rules. The authors don't make patients feel guilty, but they do note that 50 to 75 percent of U.S. cancers arise from lifestyle factors, such as being obese and drinking too much alcohol. The good news is that preventive measures and early detection and treatment mean that today the five-year survival rate for women diagnosed with breast cancer is nearly 90 percent. With an index, many useful resources, and a helpful glossary (who would know that a punch biopsy is the use of a hole-punch-type instrument to remove a sample of skin tissue?), this is a valuable resource that belongs in every library.--Springen, Karen Copyright 2010 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Publisher's Weekly Review: "Comprising the expertise of numerous specialists, this exhaustive study of breast cancer is an excellent source of information for those struggling with the disease, as well as an invaluable guide for family members helping a loved one through the diagnosis, treatment, and recovery process. The Mayo Clinic experts provide everything from a basic understanding of cancer, to preventative measures, screening technologies, biopsy methods, a guide to processing the emotions that accompany a diagnosis, current and prospective treatment options, life after cancer, and much more-all in technical yet accessible language. Interspersed throughout are helpful diagrams (one, for example, shows the difference between invasive and noninvasive cancers) and personal testimonials that highlight the many faces and possible courses of breast cancer. The closing chapters discuss additional topics that will interest patients and their families, such as handling the mental toll and anxiety of cancer, dealing with the side effects of treatments, and complementary medical therapies and their efficacies. Highly recommended for anyone involved in the fight against breast cancer-patients, doctors, family members, and researchers included. Illus. (Oct.) © Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved."

Additional Information
Subjects Breast -- Cancer -- Diagnosis.
Breast -- Cancer -- Genetic aspects.
Breast -- Cancer -- Patients -- Anecdotes.
Breast -- Cancer -- Treatment.
Cancer in women.
Publisher Intercourse, PA :Good Books,2012
Edition 1st ed.
Other Titles Breast cancer book
Contributors Hartmann, Lynn C.
Loprinzi, Charles L.
Mayo Clinic.
Language English
Description viii, 453 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 413-416) and index.
ISBN 9781561487721 (pbk.) :
1561487724 (pbk.)
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