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The ultimate guide to breast cancer : your essential resource from diagnosis to treatment and beyond /

The ultimate guide to breast cancer : your essential resource from diagnosis to treatment and beyond /
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Gemignani, Mary L.,
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"We've all heard the statistic: 1 in 8 women will get a breast cancer diagnosis at some point in her lifetime. But there's another just-as-relevant number that isn't as widely broadcast: 76 percent of those women will be alive 10 years later. This guide from America's most trusted health magazine helps women na (more)
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Control No. 957647
LCCN 2013032803
ISBN 9781623360962 (pbk.)
ISBN 162336096X (pbk.)
Author Gemignani Mary L
Title The ultimate guide to breast cancer : -- your essential resource from diagnosis to treatment and beyond / -- the editors of Prevention and Mary L. Gemignani, with Caren Goldman.
Varying Title Prevention : the ultimate guide to breast cancer
Physical Description ix, 372 pages : -- illustrations ; -- 23 cm
Series Title Ask Alison recommended
General Note Includes index.
Summary "We've all heard the statistic: 1 in 8 women will get a breast cancer diagnosis at some point in her lifetime. But there's another just-as-relevant number that isn't as widely broadcast: 76 percent of those women will be alive 10 years later. This guide from America's most trusted health magazine helps women navigate treatment, medical costs, and lifestyle changes and emerge with their physical and mental health intact.Organized to take readers from diagnosis to survival and all the steps in between, Prevention The Ultimate Guide to Breast Cancer offers relevant information in technical yet accessible language, including:[bullet] Supplements and recipes that stimulate appetite, ease treatment side effects, promote recovery, and help prevent a recurrence[bullet] Complementary and alternative treatments and medicine that can be beneficial[bullet] Real-life advice from women with breast cancer on issues such as processing the emotions that accompany a diagnosis and what to expect as
Subject Breast Cancer Prevention
Subject Breast Cancer
Alternate Author Goldman Caren
Uniform Title Prevention (Emmaus, Pa.)
Electronic Location Cover image -- http://www.netread.com/jcusers2/bk1388/962/9781623360962/image/lgcover.9781623360962.jpg




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Annotation 1 "We've all heard the statistic: 1 in 8 women will get a breast cancer diagnosis at some point in her lifetime. But there's another just-as-relevant number that isn't as widely broadcast: 76 percent of those women will be alive 10 years later. This guide from America's most trusted health magazine helps women navigate treatment, medical costs, and lifestyle changes and emerge with their physical and mental health intact.Organized to take readers from diagnosis to survival and all the steps in between, Prevention The Ultimate Guide to Breast Cancer offers relevant information in technical yet accessible language, including:[bullet] Supplements and recipes that stimulate appetite, ease treatment side effects, promote recovery, and help prevent a recurrence[bullet] Complementary and alternative treatments and medicine that can be beneficial[bullet] Real-life advice from women with breast cancer on issues such as processing the emotions that accompany a diagnosis and what to expect as a cancer survivorThis guide will help any woman who has been diagnosed feel organized, informed, hopeful, reassured, and focused on becoming well, increasing her chances of landing in that healthy 76 percent"--

Annotation 2 Helps women suffering from breast cancer to handle treatment, medical costs, and lifestyle changes, and emerge with their physical and mental health intact.

Annotation 3 We've all heard the statistic: 1 in 8 women will get a breast cancer diagnosis at some point in her lifetime. But there's another just-as-relevant number that isn't as widely broadcast: 76 percent of those women will be alive 10 years later. This guide from America's most trusted health magazine helps women navigate treatment, medical costs, and lifestyle changes and emerge with their physical and mental health intact.

Organized to take readers from diagnosis to survival and all the steps in between, Prevention The Ultimate Guide to Breast Cancer offers relevant information in technical yet accessible language, including:

• Supplements and recipes that stimulate appetite, ease treatment side effects, promote recovery, and help prevent a recurrence
• Complementary and alternative treatments and medicine that can be beneficial
• Real-life advice from women with breast cancer on issues such as processing the emotions that accompany a diagnosis and what to expect as a cancer survivor

This guide will help any woman who has been diagnosed feel organized, informed, hopeful, reassured, and focused on becoming well, increasing her chances of landing in that healthy 76 percent.

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LJ Reviews 2013 September #1

The staff of Prevention magazine present a basic guidebook for those diagnosed with breast cancer, divided into five parts: Dealing with the News, Deciphering the Diagnosis, Finding the Right Treatment, The Nuts and Bolts of Living with Breast Cancer, and Thriving—Not Just Surviving. Subsequent chapters include numerous sections for activities (Personal Practice), further investigation (Points To Ponder), and Survivor Stories. There are even pronunciation cues for breast cancer terminology. Clear and precise text for the newly diagnosed and their families. An excellent buy.

[Page 135]. (c) Copyright 2013. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

LJ Reviews Newsletter
The staff of Prevention magazine present a basic guidebook for those diagnosed with breast cancer, divided into five parts: Dealing with the News, Deciphering the Diagnosis, Finding the Right Treatment, The Nuts and Bolts of Living with Breast Cancer, and Thriving—Not Just Surviving. Subsequent chapters include numerous sections for activities (Personal Practice), further investigation (Points To Ponder), and Survivor Stories. There are even pronunciation cues for breast cancer terminology. Clear and precise text for the newly diagnosed and their families. An excellent buy. (c) Copyright 2013. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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 author biography


PREVENTION is the #1 healthy lifestyle brand and the largest health magazine in the US, with a total readership of more than 9 million.

CAREN GOLDMAN is a health journalist and breast cancer survivor. She lives in Florida.



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