Living with advanced breast cancer does not mean an immediate death sentence. Advanced Breast Cancer speaks of a different reality where women with metastic disease often live for many years and that time can be full and meaningful. Aspects covered include: coping with the shock of recurrence and making treatment decisions; communicating effectively with medical personnel; managing symptoms of disease progression and treatment side effects; emotional support and finding ways to keep hope alive and discover meaning in the midst of adversity.
Advanced breast cancer: a guide to living with metastatic cancer
by Mayer, Musa
O'Reilly, Sebastopol, CA, 1998, 2nd edition
- Item Type: Book
- 503 pages
- ISBN: 156592522X
- Copies: 5 5 of 5 copies available
Categories: Advanced Cancer
Subjects: Advanced breast cancer, Complementary therapies, Doctor patient relationship, Drugs, Families, Living with cancer, Palliative care, Personal experiences, Psychological aspects, Psychosocial aspects, Radiotherapy, Side effects, Surgery, Terminal illness, Treatment
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