Breast Cancer Treatment Handbook


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9th Edition, 2017

    23 Years of Publication - Over 475,000 Copies In Use

  • Designed to be given to newly diagnosed patients by their Physician or Nurse.
  • Number one breast cancer education book given by hospitals and doctors.
  • A comprehensive patient guide for treatment and recovery.
  • Designed to help patients work as partners with their healthcare team.
  • Used as a patient guide to find understanding and encouragement.
  • Covers all aspects of breast cancer — from diagnosis to recovery.

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    Breast Cancer Treatment Handbook





Handbook Topics Include:

  • The Emotional Impact of Breast Cancer
  • Relationship with Your Partner
  • Telling Your Children
  • Calming Your Fears
  • What Is Breast Cancer?
  • Surgical Treatment Decisions
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • The Surgical Experience
  • Understanding Your Pathology Report
  • Understanding Chemotherapy Treatments
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Complementary Therapies
  • Prosthesis Selection
  • Monitoring Your Emotional Recovery
  • Sexuality After Breast Cancer
  • The Single Woman and Future Intimacy
  • Future Fertility
  • Care of the Surgical Arm
  • Health Insurance and Employment Issues
  • Monitoring Your Health After Breast Cancer
  • Diet and Exercise
  • Monitoring Your Breasts After Surgery
  • Monitoring Your Future Health for Recurrence
  • Facing the Future After Breast Cancer
  • Understanding Diagnostic Tests
  • Understanding Chemotherapy Drugs
  • Glossary

  • Handbook Features

    Voices of Experience: Four breast cancer survivors from different backgrounds share their voice of experience throughout the book offering insight and encouragement to the newly diagnosed patient.

    No Treatment Recommendations Are Given: Information is provided along with lists of questions to ask healthcare providers.

    Self-Care Tips: Allows patients to maximize their quality of life.

    Full-Color Graphic Illustrations: Detailed illustrations make difficult topics easy to understand.

    Tear-Out Worksheets: 18 pages provide personal treatment and recovery planning.

    Full Breast Cancer Glossary: Explains hard-to-understand medical terms in patient language.

    Breast Cancer Drug List: Helps the patient understand and prepare for potential side effects.

    Diagnostic Tests: Explains testing procedures and teaches patients how to prepare for each test.

    Covers Patient's Highly Requested Topics: Sexuality, Fertility, Single Woman, Emotional Struggles, Recovery Tips, Diet, Exercise, Surgical Arm Exercises, Self-Care, Monitoring for Recurrence, Survivorship Tips