Dr. Susan Love's Breast Book

Dr. Susan Love's Breast Book

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Baker & Taylor
An authoritative guide to breast cancer diagnosis and treatment discusses such topics as common breast problems, screening and diagnostic techniques, cancer treatment and research, genetics and diet, implants, and hormone use.

Perseus Publishing
"The Bible for women with breast cancer" --New York Times

For more than two decades, readers faced with a diagnosis of breast cancer have relied on Dr. Susan Love's Breast Book to guide them through the frightening thicket of research and opinion to find the best options for their particular situations. This sixth edition explains advances in targeted treatments, hormonal therapies, safer chemotherapy, and immunologic approaches as well as new forms of surgery and radiation. There is extensive guidance for the many women now living for years with metastatic breast cancer. With Dr. Love's warm support, readers can sort the facts from the fads, ask the right questions, and recognize when a second opinion might be wise.

Completely revised and updated edition of the guide the New York Times named the bible for women with breast cancer.”

& Taylor

"This fully revised sixth edition explains the biology behind the clinical options. Whether a reader is at risk and interested in prevention, diagnosed and trying to prevent recurrence, or living with metastatic cancer and seeking ways to survive longer and better, Dr. Love provides the most expert and reassuring support. This revision discusses the new genetic tests, controversies regarding screening, and what you need to know about dense breasts. Dr. Love also reviews the most recent technologies, such as liquid biopsies (identifying tumor cells in blood), plus current findings on the timing of chemotherapy, male breast cancer, and exciting new immunological therapies, all in her unique explanatory style. In addition, she considers the collateral damage of treatment and explores the newer approaches to metastatic disease"--
Offers the most cutting-edge information for those at risk of getting breast cancer or those who already have it, including the latest in genetic research, advances in imaging, recognition of breast density as a risk factor, a section focused on personalized medicine and much more. Simultaneous eBook. 35,000 first printing.

Publisher: Boston, MA : Da Capo Lifelong, c2015
Edition: 6th ed
ISBN: 9780738218212
Branch Call Number: 618.19 LOV
Characteristics: xiii, 690 p. :,ill. ;,24 cm.


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