Breast Cancer Treatment Handbook, 9th Edition (001)

Breast Cancer Treatment Handbook, 9th Edition (001)

By Judy C. Kneece, RN, OCN
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Table of Contents
  • Front Cover
  • OPENING PAGES
    • Cover Page
    • Copyright
    • Dedication
    • Acknowledgements
    • About the Author
    • You Are Not Alone...
    • Dear Survivor
    • The Voices of Experience
  • Using This Handbook
  • Table of Contents
  • Chapter 1 The Emotional Impact of Breast Cancer
  • Chapter 2 Relationship With Your Partner
  • Chapter 3 Helping Your Children Cope
  • Chapter 4 Calming Your Fears
  • Chapter 5 Partnering With Your Treatment Team
  • Chapter 6 What Is Breast Cancer?
    • Image: Internal Structure of the Female Breast
    • Special Breast Cancer Diagnoses
    • Pregnant With Breast Cancer
    • Male Breast Cancer
  • Chapter 7 Surgical Treatment Decisions
    • Image: Lumpectomy
    • Image: Modified Radical Mastectomy
    • Image: Total, Simple or Prophylactic Mastectomy
    • Image: Skin-Sparing Mastectomy
    • Image: Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy
  • Chapter 8 Reconstructive Surgery
    • Image: TRAM Flap Surgery
    • Image: Free TRAM Flap Surgery
    • Image: Muscle-Sparing Free TRAM Flap Surgery
    • Image: DIEP Flap Surgery
    • Image: Latissimus Dorsi Flap Surgery
    • Image: TAP Flap Surgery
    • Image: Superior Gluteal Artery Perforator Flap Surgery
    • Image: Inferior Gluteal Artery Perforator Flap Surgery
    • Image: TUG Flap Surgery
    • Image: PAP Flap Surgery
    • Image: Nipple and Areola Reconstruction
    • Chart: Comparison of Breast Reconstruction Procedures
    • Chart: Breast Reconstruction Timeline Estimates
  • Chapter 9 The Surgical Experience
  • Chapter 10 Your Pathology Report
    • Image: Stage 0
    • Image: Stage 1A
    • Image: Stage 1B
    • Image: Stage 2A
    • Image: Stage 2B
    • Image: Stage 3A
    • Image: Stage 3B
    • Image: Stage 3C
    • Image: Stage 4
  • Chapter 11 Chemotherapy Treatments
    • Chart: Chemotherapy Drugs
    • Chart: Hormonal and Biological Response Modifier Drugs
  • Chapter 12 Radiation Therapy
  • Chapter 13 Complementary and Alternative Medicine
  • Chapter 14 Prosthesis Selection
  • Chapter 15 Monitoring Your Emotional Recovery
    • The Stress Response
  • Chapter 16 Sexuality After Breast Cancer
  • Chapter 17 Future Fertility
  • Chapter 18 Care of the Surgical Arm
  • Chapter 19 Health Insurance and Employment Issues
  • Chapter 20 Diet and Exercise
    • Exercise and Diet Plan
  • Chapter 21 Monitoring Your Future Health for Recurrence
  • Chapter 22 Facing the Future After Breast Cancer
    • Reflections on My Journey
    • Dear Survivor
  • Appendix A Understanding Diagnostic Tests
    • Blood Counts
    • Bone Scan
    • Breast Cancer Genetic Testing
    • Breast MRI / Breast MRI Biopsy
    • Computed Tomography Scan (CT or CAT Scan)
    • Liver Scan
    • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
    • PET Scan (Positron Emission Tomography)
    • Ultrasound / Ultrasound Biopsy
  • Appendix B Understanding Chemotherapy Drugs
    • Chemotherapy Drugs
    • Hormonal Drugs
    • Miscellaneous Drugs
  • Appendix C Understanding Clinical Trials
  • Appendix D Understanding Breast Self-Exam
  • Appendix E Recommended Reading
  • Appendix F Resources
    • Advocacy Groups / Organizations
    • Breast Reconstruction
    • Cancer Treatments Clinical Aspects
    • Children and Families
    • Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)
    • Employment Concerns
    • General Resources
    • Hair Care and Makeup
    • Hereditary Breast Cancer
    • Lymphedema
    • Male Breast Cancer
    • Pregnancy and Breast Cancer
    • Prosthesis, Wigs, Camisoles
    • Sexuality
    • Support Groups / Organizations
    • Surgery
    • Survivorship Magazines
    • Survivorship Resources
  • References
  • Glossary
  • Tear-Out Worksheets
  • Surgical Arm Exercises
  • Thankfulness in My Circumstances
  • Becoming a Cancer Survivalist
  • EduCare eBook Library
  • Back Cover
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