Simple Checklists to Keep You Organized and Informed in Managing &Treating Breast Cancer
Author: Rand J. Stack
Category: HEALTH & FITNESS
"Breast cancer afflicts over 200,000 women per year in the U.S. alone. And for anyone with a family history of breast cancer or who knows someone who succumbed or survived the disease, the importance of screening and prevention is obvious. The Breast Health Checklist will appeal to all women who wish to treat cancer of the breast and ensure that their breasts stay healthy. Checklists outlining cancer prevention techniques, screening methods, and forms of breast cancer treatment will appeal to at-risk women, as well as cancer patients and survivors, while checklists addressing self-exams, healthy habits, and even cosmetic surgery will appeal to an even broader audience. With indispensable advice from an acclaimed radiologist and expert in breast screening, checklists and essential questions for healthcare providers, and sections for tracking mammograms, test results, doctor and insurance information, and more, The Breast Health Checklist provides women with the tools they need to be proactive about their breast health"--
The Only Step-by-Step, Day-by-Day Guide for What to Do Before, During, and After Breast Cancer Surgery, Chemotherapy, and Radiation Find out: - One easy way to prevent nausea during chemotherapy - Why you should get a dental appointment before you start treatment - Which single clothing purchase will permit easy post-surgery movement - What you must do now to prepare for the cancer vaccines of the future - Where to get free housecleaning, restaurant meals, & gifts - One easy way to have a (relatively) pain-free recovery from surgery - Which everyday food interferes with chemotherapy - What you should tell your child's teachers - How you can schedule your surgery to improve your outcome - Which simple precaution you must take on airplane flights - One way to get 12 weeks of medical leave without losing your job - Where to sign up for dozens of free spas and retreat vacations The book includes specific checklists for dealing with the procedures, treatments, preparation, and follow-up that breast cancer patients require, including lumpectomy, mastectomy, reconstruction, post-surgery recovery, drainage care, pain management, infusion port insertion, prosthesis purchase, chemotherapy, radiation, Herceptin, Tamoxifen, Lupron, aromatase inhibitors, triple-negative diagnoses, lymphedema management, and clinical trials. The book also helps you manage your health, your family, and yourself, including checklists for finding an oncologist, a surgeon, and other health professionals; organizing your health insurance records, obtaining various products and aids that will make you more comfortable during and after surgery and chemotherapy; checklists to help you organize your children, your family, your friends, and your job; and much more. This is the book every breast cancer patient needs.
A Practical Manual for Understanding, Prevention & Care
Author: Sat Dharam Kaur
Pubpsher: Robert Rose Incorporated
Category: Health & Fitness
A naturopathic physician presents an all-natural approach to preventing and caring for breast cancer, discussing the hereditary, hormonal, and environmental causes of the ailment and outlining a host of detoxification programs, nutritional approaches, herbal remedies, and other strategies to complement conventional medical treatment and promote recovery.
Your trusted, no-nonsense guide to detecting and managing breast cancer From the breast health experts at the American Breast Cancer Foundation comes a sensitive and authoritative guide to the most common cancer in women: breast cancer. Covering everything from prevention to dealing with a diagnosis to coping with life after cancer, it serves as a trusted resource for anyone whose life has been touched by this dreaded disease. Advancements in breast cancer prevention, detection, and treatment are being made every day, but it can be overwhelming and confusing knowing where to turn and who to trust. Detecting & Living with Breast Cancer For Dummies distills the information into one easy-to-follow guide, giving you quick, expert advice on everything you'll face as you manage your breast health. From getting to know your treatment options to talking to loved ones about breast cancer—and everything in between—it does the legwork for you so you can take a deep breath and focus on your health. Perform regular self-exams the right way Cope with the many decisions that need to be made if you're diagnosed Ask the right questions about surgery, chemotherapy, radiation, and breast reconstruction Decipher complicated pathology reports with confidence Whether you're at risk for breast cancer or have been diagnosed and want to know your options, Detecting & Living with Breast Cancer For Dummies empowers you to take your health into your own hands.
Designated a Doody's Core Title! "[A] comprehensive resource oriented to advanced nursing students, but one that also will interest women wishing to learn more about thier health....The volume also covers nutrition, exercise, sexuality, infertility...and other chronic illnesses and disabilities. A wonderful resource. Summing up: Highly recommended." --Choice This book is the ideal tool to help graduate level nursing students expand their understanding of women's health care and wellness issues. For easy reference, Women's Health Care in Advanced Practice Nursing is organized into four parts: Women and Their Lives, covering connections between women's lives and their health Frameworks for Practice, addressing health care practice with women Health Promotion, covering ways for women to promote their health and prevent many chronic diseases Threats to Health and Health Problems, addressing problems unique to women, diseases more prevalent in women, and those in which there are different risk factors Key features include: The most recently available data on selected social characteristics of women with a focus on changing population demographics Separate chapters on health issues of adolescent/young adult, midlife, and older women Chapters on preconceptional and prenatal care Chapters covering cardiovascular disease, chronic disease, sexually transmitted infections and other common infections, HIV/AIDS, and women with disabilities Lesbian health care content, which is integrated throughout
Release on 2020-02-07 | by Oreste Gentilini,Ann H. Partridge,Olivia Pagani
Author: Oreste Gentilini,Ann H. Partridge,Olivia Pagani
Pubpsher: Springer Nature
This contributed book covers all aspects concerning the clinical scenario of breast cancer in young women, providing physicians with the latest information on the topic. Young women are a special subset of patients whose care requires dedicated expertise. The book, written and edited by internationally recognized experts who have been directly involved in the international consensus guidelines for breast cancer in young women, pays particular attention to how the disease and its planned treatment can be effectively communicated to young patients. Highly informative and carefully structured, it provides both theoretical and practice-oriented insight for practitioners and professionals involved in the different phases of treatment, from diagnosis to intervention, to follow-up – without neglecting the important role played by prevention.