Paperback ISBN: 0415038413
For many women breast cancer is one of the most distressing of all diseases. Breast Cancer examines the effects of the disease through all stages of diagnosis and treatment. Making extensive use of verbatim accounts by women of their experiences, it intersperses these with relevant findings and theories from recent scientific research. The book's emphasis on the psychosocial impact of the disease and its treatment will help all those who care for breast cancer patients to understand the distress involved and the means of alleviating it.
The Breast Cancer Companion
A Guide for the Newly Diagnosed
Paperback ISBN: 1932603999
The Breast Cancer Companion is a step-by-step guide through treatment for the 2 million women living with breast cancer in the United States. It provides ample space and encouragement to record questions, thoughts and feelings, doctor's appointments, medications, and contact information for the oncology team and others. The book also covers myriad other details that are often lost in the trauma and emotion of diagnosis and illness. The book helps women to be well-organized, well-informed, and have peace of mind so that, even in the midst of their breast cancer treatment they remain focused on what matters most: becoming well and achieving a healthy outcome. Special features include a calendar to help with scheduling, a directory to organize important contacts, questions to ask the medical team, tips and advice from breast cancer survivors, and a list of resources and breast cancerrelated organizations.
The Breast Cancer Prevention Diet
The Powerful Foods, Supplements, and Drugs That Can Save Your Life
Hardcover ISBN: 0316051144
Drawing on the latest scientific research, NBC's Chief Medical Correspondent provides a thorough discussion of foods women should avoid along with diets for women who have had breast cancer or want to prevent it. 125,000 first printing. Tour.
Exploding into Life
Hardcover ISBN: 0893811777
A freelance writer recounts her struggle against cancer, describes the bravery of fellow patients, and analyzes public attitudes towards illness and death