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The breast cancer survival manual

The breast cancer survival manual

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Published by Henry Holt and Co. in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Breast-Cancer-Popular Works,
  • Breast neoplasms - popular works

  • About the Edition

    The book is written by a breast cancer specialist. It covers the following issues: obtaining a second opinion, interpreting pathology reports, mastectomy vs. breast conservation vs. radiation, Tamoxifen, Herceptin and other chemotherapy choices, risk factors, side effects, diet & medication for the treatment period, alternative treatment, mind-body connection, clinical trials and Her-2 oncogene testing.

    Edition Notes

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    ContributionsLink, J., M.D.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv,222 p.
    Number of Pages222
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21978927M
    ISBN 100805070591
    OCLC/WorldCa51810847

    10 • The Breast Cancer Survival Manual Cancer cells are different from normal cells in the following ways: • Cancer cells don’t stop reproducing • Cancer cells don’t obey signals from other cells • C ancer cells don’t stick together; they can break off and fl oat away • Cancer cells stay immature and don’t specialize, so they become. The sixth edition ofBreast Cancer Survival Manual Breast Cancer Survival Manual provides essential updates on treatment and care, enhancing the basic information that has made this the most trusted guide for women diagnosed with breast cancer for the past two decades. This edition includes the most current advice on.

    A survival analysis on a data set of early breast cancer patients is performed in this study. A new proportional hazards model, hypertabastic model was applied in the survival analysis. Despite the extensive knowledge about incidence and survival rates for cancer in the western world, cancer survival data is not widely available from countries in .

    Survival for breast cancer is strongly related to stage of the disease at diagnosis. One-year net survival by stage. One-year net survival for breast cancer is highest for patients diagnosed at Stage 1, and lowest for those diagnosed at Stage 4, as data for England show.[] % of patients diagnosed at Stage 1 survived their disease for at least one year, compared to 66% . NCCN Guidelines for Patients (Metastatic Breast Cancer) NCCN QUICK GUIDE™ sheet for Noninvasive Breast Cancer. NCCN QUICK GUIDE™ sheet for Invasive Breast Cancer. NCCN QUICK GUIDE™ sheet for Metastatic Breast Cancer. Patient Resources - Know What Your Doctors Know: Metastatic Breast Cancer. NCCN Educational Events and Programs.


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