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Author Love, Susan M.

Title Dr. Susan Love's breast book / Susan M. Love with Karen Lindsey.

Imprint Cambridge : Da Capo Press, c2010.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    618.19 LOV 2010    Will be deleted
 PAS Hill Avenue Branch Non-Fiction    618.19 LOV 2010    Available
 PAS Lamanda Park Branch Non-Fiction    618.19 LOV 2010    Available
Edition 5th ed.
Description xv, 736 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Note "A Merloyd Lawrence Book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 669-708) and index.
Contents The healthy breast and common problems. The breast and its development ; Variations in development and plastic surgery ; Common breast problems -- What causes breast cancer and how do we prevent it? Understanding biology and risk ; Risk factors ; Tests for risk ; Prevention and risk reduction -- Diagnosis and screening. Diagnosis : mammography, ultrasound, MRI, and biopsies ; Screening -- Decisions. Introduction to breast cancer ; What kind of breast cancer do I have? ; Decisions regarding treatment ; Special situations and populations -- Treatment in the age of personalized medicine. Surgery ; Oncoplastic surgery, reconstruction, and prostheses ; Radiation therapy ; Systemic therapy ; Lifestyle changes and complementary treatments ; After treatment -- Recurrence. When cancer comes back ; Living with recurrence -- Eradicating breast cancer : politics and research -- Appendices. A, Drugs used for systemic treatment of breast cancer ; B, Resources ; C, The wellness community physician/patient statement ; D, Pathology checklist ; E, General physical activities defined by level of intensity.
Subject Breast -- Diseases -- Popular works.
Breast -- Cancer -- Popular works.
Added Author Lindsey, Karen, 1944-
Added Title Breast book
Doctor Susan Love's breast book
ISBN 9780738213590 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0738213594 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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