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The Resource Confronting hereditary breast and ovarian cancer : identify your risk, understand your options, change your destiny, Sue Friedman, Rebecca Sutphen, and Kathy Steligo ; foreword by Mark H. Greene

Confronting hereditary breast and ovarian cancer : identify your risk, understand your options, change your destiny, Sue Friedman, Rebecca Sutphen, and Kathy Steligo ; foreword by Mark H. Greene

Label
Confronting hereditary breast and ovarian cancer : identify your risk, understand your options, change your destiny
Title
Confronting hereditary breast and ovarian cancer
Title remainder
identify your risk, understand your options, change your destiny
Statement of responsibility
Sue Friedman, Rebecca Sutphen, and Kathy Steligo ; foreword by Mark H. Greene
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book defines issues facing previvors and survivors of breast and ovarian cancer. Including information about genetic counseling and testing, preventive surgery, and fertility and family planning, as well as explanations of health insurance coverage and laws protecting genetic privacy, this title tackles the challenges of living in a high-risk body
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DLC
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Friedman, Sue
Dewey number
616.99/449042
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RC280.B8
LC item number
F739 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Sutphen, Rebecca
  • Steligo, Kathy
Series statement
A Johns Hopkins Press health book
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  • Breast
  • Breast
  • Breast
  • Ovaries
  • Ovaries
  • Ovaries
Label
Confronting hereditary breast and ovarian cancer : identify your risk, understand your options, change your destiny, Sue Friedman, Rebecca Sutphen, and Kathy Steligo ; foreword by Mark H. Greene
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Pt. I. Understanding cancer, genetics, and risk. Breast and ovarian cancer basics ; A peek inside : your genes at work ; Defining risk ; Hereditary cancer : what's swimming in your gene pool? -- Pt. ll. Assessing your risk. Genetic counseling ; Genetic testing : facing your hereditary horoscope ; Decoding your test results -- Pt. Ill. Managing your risk : your DNA doesn't have to be your destiny. Early detection strategies ; Chemoprevention ; Mastectomy tor risk reduction and treatment ; Reconstruction : new breasts after mastectomy ; Oophorectomy and other risk-reducing gynecologic surgeries ; Dealing with menopause and quality-of-life issues -- Pt. IV. Living with BRCA : issues and answers. Managing lifestyle choices ; Sharing information with friends, family, and coworkers ; Young and at high risk ; How BRCA affects men ; Diagnosis : hereditary cancer ; Putting the pieces together to make difficult decisions
Control code
ocn732847851
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xix, 261 p.
Isbn
9781421404080
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011019918
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)732847851
Label
Confronting hereditary breast and ovarian cancer : identify your risk, understand your options, change your destiny, Sue Friedman, Rebecca Sutphen, and Kathy Steligo ; foreword by Mark H. Greene
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Pt. I. Understanding cancer, genetics, and risk. Breast and ovarian cancer basics ; A peek inside : your genes at work ; Defining risk ; Hereditary cancer : what's swimming in your gene pool? -- Pt. ll. Assessing your risk. Genetic counseling ; Genetic testing : facing your hereditary horoscope ; Decoding your test results -- Pt. Ill. Managing your risk : your DNA doesn't have to be your destiny. Early detection strategies ; Chemoprevention ; Mastectomy tor risk reduction and treatment ; Reconstruction : new breasts after mastectomy ; Oophorectomy and other risk-reducing gynecologic surgeries ; Dealing with menopause and quality-of-life issues -- Pt. IV. Living with BRCA : issues and answers. Managing lifestyle choices ; Sharing information with friends, family, and coworkers ; Young and at high risk ; How BRCA affects men ; Diagnosis : hereditary cancer ; Putting the pieces together to make difficult decisions
Control code
ocn732847851
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xix, 261 p.
Isbn
9781421404080
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011019918
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)732847851

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