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The black woman's breast cancer survival guide : understanding and healing in the face of a nationwide crisis / Cheryl D. Holloway ; foreword by Philip Agop Philip, MD, PhD, FRCP.

Author:
Holloway, Cheryl D. [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Santa Barbara, California : Praeger, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2017]
Description:
xiii, 203 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Part 1 : Dealing with the basics for black women -- Why black women need to pay close attention to cancer and cancer screening -- Dealing with common emotions and talking to others -- Types of breast cancer black women may develop -- Part 2 : Understanding cancer test results -- Breast cancer health screens -- Understanding cancer test results -- Part 3 : What you need to know about breast cancer treatment -- Surgery -- Radiation therapy -- Chemotherapy, anti-estrogen (endocrine) therapy, combined therapies, and emerging treatments -- Watching out for other forms of cancer -- Cancer is gone : Be happy, but don't let your guard down -- Conclusion -- Appendix A : organizations that can help -- Appendix B : other websites with helpful information -- Appendix C : glossary.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9781440856082 ((hbk. ; : acid-free paper))
  • 1440856087 ((hbk. ; : acid-free paper))
  • ((eISBN))
LCCN:
2017009519
OCLC:
963352404
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