The best available science presented in a concise and comprehensive mannerCovering everything from breast cancer risk factors to living well after treatment, this pocket-sized reference provides critical questions to ask a health-care team; presents the latest guidelines for diagnosis, staging, and treatment; and details what to expect after treatment. This comprehensive yet concise guide is the fastest way to get evidence based content on the disease and includes an advanced dictionary of breast cancer-related terms. It educates and empowers both patients and their caregivers to combat breast cancer from the start.
Author BiographyThe American Cancer Society is a grassroots organization committed to fighting cancer through balanced programs of research, education, patient service, rehabilitation, and advocacy. Its goals emphasize prevention, early detection, and screening; comprehensive treatment information; answers to questions about insurance, money, and planning for the future; and strategies for coping with the physical symptoms and emotional effects of cancer. They are based in Atlanta.