Breast Cancer Sourcebook, 6th Edition

  • Angela Williams
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  • ISBN-10: 0780816889
  • ISBN-13: 9780780816886
  • DDC: 616.99
  • 624 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released March 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

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Provides information about breast cancer and its causes, risk factors, diagnosis and treatment. Covers the types of breast cancer, including ductal carcinoma in situ, lobular carcinoma in situ, invasive carcinoma and inflammatory breast cancer. Information on treatment complications, preventive therapies and tips on living with cancer are also included, along with a glossary of related terms.<\P>

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
1: Preface.
Introduction to Breast Cancer.
2: Breast and Lymphatic System Basics.
3: Understanding Breast Changes.
4: What You Need to Know about Breast Cancer.
5: Breast Cancer in Various Populations.
6: Statistics on Breast Cancer in the United States.
7: Decrease in Breast-Cancer Deaths.
Types of Breast Cancer.
8: Ductal Carcinoma in Situ.
9: Lobular Carcinoma in Situ.
10: Invasive Carcinoma of the Breast.
11: Inflammatory Breast Cancer.
12: Paget Disease of the Breast.
13: Triple-Negative Breast Cancer.
14: Rare Types of Breast Cancer.
Risk Factors, Symptoms, and Prevention of Breast Cancer.
15: An Overview on Risk Factors and Symptoms of Breast Cancer.
16: Family History and Risk of Breast Cancer.
17: Women with Inherited Breast-Cancer Risk Face Numerous Challenges.
18: Reproductive History and Breast-Cancer Risk.
19: The Role of Estrogen in Breast-Cancer Development.
20: Diethylstilbestrol and Breast-Cancer Risk.
21: Oral Contraceptives and Breast-Cancer Risk.
22: Menopausal Hormone Therapy and Breast-Cancer Risk.
23: Dense Breasts and Risk of Breast Cancer.
24: Obesity and Breast-Cancer Risk.
25: Alcohol Consumption and Breast-Cancer Risk.
26: Environmental Factors and Breast-Cancer Risk.
27: Antiperspirants/Deodorants and Breast-Cancer Risk.
28: Breast Cancer Genetic Testing: Understanding BRCA1 and BRCA2.
29: Preventing Breast Cancer in People Who Are Susceptible.
Screening, Diagnosis, and Stages of Breast Cancer.
30: Breast-Cancer Screening and Exams.
31: HER2 Breast-Cancer Testing.
32: PDL1 (Immunotherapy) Tests.
33: Mammograms.
34: Breast Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
35: Breast Biopsy.
36: Testing New Approaches to Breast-Cancer Screening.
37: Understanding Your Laboratory Test and Breast Pathology Reports.
38: Breast-Cancer Diagnosis: Questions to Ask.
39: Breast-Cancer Staging.
Breast-Cancer Treatments.
40: Breast-Cancer Treatment—An Overview.
41: How to Find a Doctor If You Have Cancer.
42: Getting a Second Opinion after a Breast-Cancer Diagnosis.
43: Choosing a Treatment Facility.
44: Adjuvant and Neoadjuvant Therapy for Breast Cancer.
45: Surgical Treatments for Breast Cancer.
46: Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer.
47: Hormone Therapy for Breast Cancer.
48: Targeted (Biologic) Therapies for Breast Cancer.
49: CAM Therapies Used in the Treatment of Breast Cancer.
50: Treating Breast Cancer during Pregnancy.
51: Treating Male Breast Cancer.
52: Treating Advanced and Recurrent Breast Cancer.
53: Drugs Approved for Breast Cancer.
Managing Side Effects and Complications of Breast-Cancer Treatment.
54: Anemia.
55: Appetite Loss.
56: Bleeding and Bruising.
57: Constipation.
58: Delirium.
59: Diarrhea.
60: Fatigue.
61: Hair Loss.
62: Hot Flashes and Night Sweats.
63: Infection and Neutropenia.
64: Lymphedema.
65: Mouth and Throat Problems.
66: Nausea and Vomiting.
67: Nerve Problems and Cancer Treatment.
68: Osteoporosis.
69: Pain.
70: Complementary and Alternative Medicine Therapies Used for the Side Effects of Breast Cancer and Its Treatment.
71: Sexual Health Issues in Women.
72: Sleep Problems.
73: Urinary and Bladder Problems.
Living with Breast Cancer.
74: Life after Cancer Treatment.
75: Nutrition and Cancer.
76: Exercise after Cancer.
77: Breast Cancer and Your Emotions: Tips for Coping.
78: Talking to Family and Loved Ones about Your Cancer.
79: Breast Cancer, Work, and Your Rights.
80: Caregiving for Someone with Breast Cancer.
Clinical Trials and Breast-Cancer Research.
81: What Are Clinical Trials?.
82: Breast-Cancer Clinical Trials.
83: Breast-Cancer Research.
Additional Help and Information.
84: Glossary of Breast-Cancer Terms.
85: Find a Breast-Cancer Screening Provider If You Are Uninsured or Underinsured.
86: Financial Resources for People with Breast Cancer.
87: Directory of Organizations That Offer Information to People with Breast Cancer.