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Title Contemporary issues in breast cancer / edited by Karen Hassey Dow.
Imprint Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett, [1996]

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Series Jones and Bartlett series in oncology
Jones and Bartlett series in oncology.
Subject Breast -- Cancer.
Breast Neoplasms.
Alt Name Dow, Karen Hassey.
NetLibrary, Inc.
Description xvi, 293 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Boulder, Colo. : NetLibrary, 2000. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to NetLibrary affiliated libraries.
ISBN 0585247935 (electronic bk.) : $56.25
OCLC # 45730323
Additional Format Original (DLC) 96014427 (OCoLC)34410557.
Table of Contents
Ch. 1Genetics and Breast Cancer Risk / Amy Strauss Tranin3
Ch. 2Screening Women for Breast Cancer / Elizabeth Ann Coleman19
Ch. 3Managing Symptoms Related to Chemotherapy / Madeline M. Barnicle27
Ch. 4Breast Cancer and the Role of Radiation Therapy / Nancy O'Rourke, Lucette M. P. Robinson43
Ch. 5Tamoxifen in Perspective: Benefits, Side Effects, and Toxicities / Jennifer L. Aikin59
Ch. 6Issues in New Treatment Modalities / Patricia M. Clark69
Ch. 7Menopausal Symptoms Associated with Breast Cancer Treatment / M. Tish Knobf85
Ch. 8The Benefits of Exercise in Women with Breast Cancer / Victoria Mock99
Ch. 9Depression in Women with Breast Cancer / Beverly Brandt107
Ch. 10Social Support in Breast Cancer / Nelda Samarel121
Ch. 11The Breast Cancer Journey and Emotional Resolution: A Perspective from Those Who Have Been There / Kathy LaTour131
Ch. 12Choice and Decision Making for Women with Breast Cancer / Susan A. Leigh143
Ch. 13Understanding the Experiences of Long-Term Survivors of Breast Cancer: Story as a Way of Knowing / Barbara J. Carter151
Ch. 14Spouse and Family Issues in Breast Cancer / Laurel L. Northouse163
Ch. 15When a Mother Has Breast Cancer: Parenting Concerns and Psychosocial Adjustment in Young Children and Adolescents / Lizbeth A. Hoke173
Ch. 16Breast Cancer Early Detection and Control: Strategies for Community Outreach / Sandra Millon Underwood185
Ch. 17Rural Care Cost Issue / Nancy J. White, Barbara A. Given193
Ch. 18The Mastectomy Nurse Prosthetist: An Innovative Community-Based Rehabilitation Program / Johanna Lombardo Ehmann205
Ch. 19Breast Cancer and African American Women / Janice Mitchell Phillips219
Ch. 20Issues Affecting Asian American and Pacific American Women / Marjorie Kagawa-Singer229
Ch. 21Breast Cancer Challenges in Native American Women / Jeannine M. Brant243
Ch. 22Breast Cancer Advocacy / Judith Hirshfield-Bartek255
Ch. 23Health Policy and Breast Cancer / Deborah K. Mayer265
Ch. 24Breast Cancer Research: History and Opportunities / Elizabeth Ann Coleman, Karen Hassey Dow271

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