Provides information about breast cancer and its causes, risk factors, diagnosis and treatment. Covers the types of breast cancer, including ductal carcinoma in situ, lobular carcinoma in situ, invasive carcinoma and inflammatory breast cancer. Information on treatment complications, preventive therapies and tips on living with cancer are also included, along with a glossary of related terms.
Teva Harrison was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer at the age of 37. In this brilliant and inspiring graphic memoir, she documents through comic illustration and short personal essays what it means to live with the disease.
Winner: 2016 Best Book Awards, Health: Women's Health and Health: Cancer, 2017 IPPY Gold Medal, Health/Medicine/Nutrition, 2017 IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award, Silver Medal, Health and Fitness, 2017 International Book Awards.
More than 100,000 American women undergo mastectomy and breast reconstruction every year because of breast cancer. . . This is a book to help women with a variety of issues surrounding their choices, with powerful insights from women who have been there.
The breast cancer guide every woman needs for herself, her best friend, and her sister--a warm, practical, relatable handbook, that dispels the terror, taking you step-by-step through the process, from diagnosis to post-treatment.
Dr. Elisa Port walks the reader through every possible test and every last doctor visit, providing a comprehensive, and empathetic guide that every newly-diagnosed woman (and her family) will want to have.