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Author Friedman, Sue.

Title Confronting hereditary breast and ovarian cancer : identify your risk, understand your options, change your destiny / Sue Friedman, Rebecca Sutphen, and Kathy Steligo ; foreword by Mark H. Greene.

Imprint Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    616.99449 FRI    Available
Description xix, 261 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Series A Johns Hopkins Press health book
Johns Hopkins Press health book.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary This book defines issues facing previvors and survivors of breast and ovarian cancer. Including information about genetic counseling and testing, preventive surgery, and fertility and family planning, as well as explanations of health insurance coverage and laws protecting genetic privacy, this title tackles the challenges of living in a high-risk body.
Subject Breast -- Cancer -- Genetic aspects -- Popular works.
Breast -- Cancer -- Risk factors -- Popular works.
Breast -- Cancer -- Prevention -- Popular works.
Ovaries -- Cancer -- Genetic aspects -- Popular works.
Ovaries -- Cancer -- Risk factors -- Popular works.
Ovaries -- Cancer -- Prevention -- Popular works.
Added Author Sutphen, Rebecca.
Steligo, Kathy.
ISBN 9781421404073 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781421404080 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1421404079 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1421404087 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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