Explains both the medical and the emotional implications of a second diagnosis of breast cancer. Covers: types of recurrence, their symptoms, and ways of minimizing the chance of a recurrence; diagnostic tests, potential surgeries, and treatments to manage late-stage cancer; complementary therapies, nutrition, and integrative health centres; clinical trials, patients' rights, and medical expenses; cessation of treatment and disease progression; and end-of-life issues such as handling financial and legal matters, communicating with loved ones, and hospice workers, and planning memorial services. [Back cover]
Breast cancer recurrence and advanced disease : comprehensive expert guidance
by Gordon, Barbara L.|Shaw, Heather S.|Kroll, David J.|et al.
Duke University Press, Durham, NC, 2010
Categories: Advanced Cancer
Subjects: Advanced breast cancer, Breast cancer, Complementary therapies, Decision making, Palliative care, Psychological wellbeing, Therapy
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