Living with breast cancer : the step-by-step guide to minimizing side effects and maximizing quality of life / Jennifer A. Shin, MD, MPH, David P. Ryan, MD, Vicki A. Jackson, MD, MPH, with Michelle D. Seaton.
- ISBN: 9781421444437
- ISBN: 1421444437
- Physical Description: pages cm.
- Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2022.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
How am I going to get through this? -- Setting the goals for treatment -- Local therapies in breast cancer -- How to prepare for systemic treatment -- Tests and scans in treatment -- How am I supposed to cope emotionally? -- How do I cope with changes in my body? -- Managing the side effects of hormonal therapy -- Controlling nausea -- Managing constipation and diarrhea -- Minimizing pain -- Should I worry about shortness of breath? -- What if I am gaining or losing weight? -- Clotting and bleeding issues -- Why am I so exhausted? When will I have energy again? -- Why do people keep asking whethere I am depressed or anxious? -- How does cancer affect my brain? -- They tell me the cancer is progressing -- Living and hoping with advanced cancer -- What about practical concerns? -- My doctor says cancer treatment is no longer effective -- My body feels like it's shutting down -- What is a good death.
"This guidebook helps people who are diagnosed with breast cancer understand what is happening to them while they cope physically and emotionally with cancer treatment"-- Provided by publisher.
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