The Breast Cancer Book

The Breast Cancer Book

What You Need to Know to Make Informed Decisions

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Yale University

A diagnosis of breast cancer is among the most frightening moments in a person’s life—so frightening that even to formulate questions for the doctor may seem impossible. This helpful book is written as a guide for women and men facing breast cancer and for their caring families and friends. It is also written for women who have not been diagnosed with breast cancer but are concerned that they may be.
Drawing on her many years of experience with breast cancer patients, Dr. Ruth H. Grobstein provides exactly the information they want and need in order to make the best health decisions. Her jargon-free book deals with general issues of interest to all women—mammography, hormone replacement therapy, risk factors for breast cancer, and more—as well as the numerous issues that patients diagnosed with breast cancer confront. Her book will be an indispensable companion, providing reliable information for patients on the journey through a sometimes confusing and impersonal medical system.


From a caring physician who has treated thousands of breast cancer patients, a clear and reassuring guide to the disease, its prevention, and its treatment.


Baker & Taylor
Presents information for patients who are diagnosed with breast cancer on diagnosis and treatment options.

Publisher: New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, [2005]
Copyright Date: ©2005
ISBN: 9780300104134
0300104138
Branch Call Number: 616.9944 GROBS
Characteristics: xx, 188 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm

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