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The Resource Women's cancers : how to prevent them, how to treat them, how to beat them, Kerry A. McGinn & Pamela J. Haylock

Women's cancers : how to prevent them, how to treat them, how to beat them, Kerry A. McGinn & Pamela J. Haylock

Label
Women's cancers : how to prevent them, how to treat them, how to beat them
Title
Women's cancers
Title remainder
how to prevent them, how to treat them, how to beat them
Statement of responsibility
Kerry A. McGinn & Pamela J. Haylock
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
616.99/4/0082
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RC281.W65
LC item number
M36 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Women's cancers : how to prevent them, how to treat them, how to beat them, Kerry A. McGinn & Pamela J. Haylock
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Cancer basics -- Wrong kind cells -- Too many cells -- How cancer comes about -- Causes -- Metastasis -- Prevention -- Physical activity -- Chemoprevention -- Tobacco -- Diet -- Environment -- Infections -- Immune system -- medications -- Age -- Race -- Cancer personality -- Hereditary factors -- Risk analysis.
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  • Detecting change -- Early -- Laboratory tests -- Imaging techniques -- Diagnosis beyond -- Informed consent -- Fine needle aspirations core biopsies -- Guided needle -- Scope -- Dilatation curettage (D&C) -- Conization (Cone) -- Open -- Wire localization -- Feelings about biopsy -- Timely -- Staging -- Grading -- Prognosis -- Woman and doctors -- Joining treatment team -- Patient-doctor relationship -- Second opinions.
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  • Team -- Family, friends -- Mentors -- Support groups -- Information sources -- Hospital experience -- Local treatments -- Surgery -- Radiation -- Systemic -- Chemotherapy -- Hormonal -- Biological -- Clinical trials -- Paying -- Complementary alternative therapies -- Unconventional -- Traditional eastern healing -- Metabolic dietary -- Herbal -- Psychological approaches -- Physical.
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  • Pharmacologic agents: drugs special preparations -- Programs using unconventional therapies -- Feelings -- Numbness denial -- Regaining control -- How we see ourselves -- Breast cancer -- Questions breasts -- Making sense statistics -- Changes that are not cancer -- Detecting diagnosis -- BSE -- Professional examination -- Carcinoma in situ: in-between diagnosis -- Invasive -- Mastectomy lumpectomy/radiation -- Questions ask physician -- Surgery -- Special situations.
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  • Beyond basic -- Regaining arm mobility -- Body image -- Prosthesis -- Reconstruction -- Follow-up after -- Local recurrence metastasis -- Bone marrow stem cell transplants -- Gynecologic cancers -- Normal female reproductive system -- Ovary -- Ovarian -- Future -- Uterus (endometrial) -- Fibroid tumors -- Hyperplasia -- Uterine -- Estrogen replacement therapy -- Cervix cervical dysplasia (CIN) -- Advanced -- Vaginia -- Benign vaginal disease -- DES (diethylstilbestrol) -- Vulva -- Rare -- Fallopian tube -- Gestational trophoblastic neoplasia.
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  • Lung colorectal -- Normal anatomy -- Superior vena cava syndrome -- quality of life -- Colon, rectum, anus -- Workup -- Life after cancer -- Feelings after treatment ends -- Fears -- Predictable difficult times -- Anger sadness -- Relationships -- Setting goals -- Sexuality -- Pregnancey -- Lumphedema -- Menopause -- Employment insurance -- Political issue -- Health care United States.
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Control code
|a36877512
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xiii, 492 p.
Isbn
9780897932240
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
97020482
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 127455
  • AAQ8254OC
Label
Women's cancers : how to prevent them, how to treat them, how to beat them, Kerry A. McGinn & Pamela J. Haylock
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Cancer basics -- Wrong kind cells -- Too many cells -- How cancer comes about -- Causes -- Metastasis -- Prevention -- Physical activity -- Chemoprevention -- Tobacco -- Diet -- Environment -- Infections -- Immune system -- medications -- Age -- Race -- Cancer personality -- Hereditary factors -- Risk analysis.
  • bhml
  • Detecting change -- Early -- Laboratory tests -- Imaging techniques -- Diagnosis beyond -- Informed consent -- Fine needle aspirations core biopsies -- Guided needle -- Scope -- Dilatation curettage (D&C) -- Conization (Cone) -- Open -- Wire localization -- Feelings about biopsy -- Timely -- Staging -- Grading -- Prognosis -- Woman and doctors -- Joining treatment team -- Patient-doctor relationship -- Second opinions.
  • bhml
  • Team -- Family, friends -- Mentors -- Support groups -- Information sources -- Hospital experience -- Local treatments -- Surgery -- Radiation -- Systemic -- Chemotherapy -- Hormonal -- Biological -- Clinical trials -- Paying -- Complementary alternative therapies -- Unconventional -- Traditional eastern healing -- Metabolic dietary -- Herbal -- Psychological approaches -- Physical.
  • bhml
  • Pharmacologic agents: drugs special preparations -- Programs using unconventional therapies -- Feelings -- Numbness denial -- Regaining control -- How we see ourselves -- Breast cancer -- Questions breasts -- Making sense statistics -- Changes that are not cancer -- Detecting diagnosis -- BSE -- Professional examination -- Carcinoma in situ: in-between diagnosis -- Invasive -- Mastectomy lumpectomy/radiation -- Questions ask physician -- Surgery -- Special situations.
  • bhml
  • Beyond basic -- Regaining arm mobility -- Body image -- Prosthesis -- Reconstruction -- Follow-up after -- Local recurrence metastasis -- Bone marrow stem cell transplants -- Gynecologic cancers -- Normal female reproductive system -- Ovary -- Ovarian -- Future -- Uterus (endometrial) -- Fibroid tumors -- Hyperplasia -- Uterine -- Estrogen replacement therapy -- Cervix cervical dysplasia (CIN) -- Advanced -- Vaginia -- Benign vaginal disease -- DES (diethylstilbestrol) -- Vulva -- Rare -- Fallopian tube -- Gestational trophoblastic neoplasia.
  • bhml
  • Lung colorectal -- Normal anatomy -- Superior vena cava syndrome -- quality of life -- Colon, rectum, anus -- Workup -- Life after cancer -- Feelings after treatment ends -- Fears -- Predictable difficult times -- Anger sadness -- Relationships -- Setting goals -- Sexuality -- Pregnancey -- Lumphedema -- Menopause -- Employment insurance -- Political issue -- Health care United States.
  • bhml
Control code
|a36877512
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xiii, 492 p.
Isbn
9780897932240
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
97020482
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 127455
  • AAQ8254OC

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