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100 questions & answers about triple negative breast cancer, Carey K. Anders, Nancy U. Lin

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100 questions & answers about triple negative breast cancer
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100 questions & answers about triple negative breast cancer
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Carey K. Anders, Nancy U. Lin
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One hundred questions and answers about triple negative breast cancer
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eng
Summary
Approximately 10-20% of breast cancer patients are diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer. 100 Questions & Answers About Triple Negative Breast Cancer provides authoritative and practical answers to the most common questions asked by patients and their loved ones. This easy-to-read book is a comprehensive guide to the basics of triple negative breast cancer, risk factors and prevention, diagnosis, treatment, survivorship, and life after diagnosis. Written by renowned medical experts on the topic, 100 Questions & Answers About Triple Negative Breast Cancer is an invaluable resource for anyone coping with the physical and emotional turmoil of this challenging type of breast cancer. --Book Jacket
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Anders, Carey K
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616.99/449
Index
index present
LC call number
RC280.B8
LC item number
A4943 2012
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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Lin, Nancy U
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100 questions & answers series
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  • Breast
  • Breast
  • Breast Neoplasms
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100 questions & answers about triple negative breast cancer, Carey K. Anders, Nancy U. Lin
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Is it true that younger women are diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer?
  • Questions 11-16 consider the genetic factors related to inheriting triple negative breast cancer:
  • Is triple negative breast cancer inherited? How do genes affect the risk of being diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer?
  • What is the BRCel gene, and how is it related to triple negative breast cancer?
  • If I'm concerned about being a BRCel mutation carrier, how would I get tested?
  • Questions 17-24 discuss general information regarding the diagnosis of triple negative breast cancer:
  • How is triple negative breast cancer diagnosed, and what symptoms should I bring to my doctor's attention?
  • If I have breast symptoms, what tests might be done?
  • If I am diagnosed with breast cancer, how will we know it is triple negative?
  • Questions 25-48 explore treatment options available:
  • Machine generated contents note:
  • I've just been diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer. What do I do now?
  • What is radiation therapy?
  • What sort of things will my doctor be considering when selecting systemic treatments like chemotherapy to treat my triple negative breast cancer?
  • Questions 49-67 discuss general health issues that occur after cancer diagnosis and treatment:
  • I've completed my chemotherapy for early stage triple negative breast cancer. What is next? How often should I expect to be seen by my medical team?
  • I am concerned about the impact my triple negative breast cancer and treatments have had on my family, particularly my children. What resources are available?
  • What options exist to preserve fertility for women with triple negative breast cancer? Are they safe?
  • Questions 68-71 address risks of recurrence and other side effects that may occur after treatment:
  • I've just completed my treatment for early-stage, node-positive triple negative breast cancer. What are my risks for breast cancer recurrence?
  • If my breast cancer were to return, where would it most likely recur?
  • Questions 1-5 provide basic information about triple negative breast cancer, with topics such as:
  • After completing my treatments for early-stage triple negative breast cancer, what symptoms should I report to my doctor?
  • Questions 72-80 discuss methods of treating triple negative breast cancer that has reached an advanced stage:
  • My doctor has just informed me that my triple negative breast cancer is now "metastatic." What does this mean?
  • What treatment options are available to treat metastatic triple negative breast cancer?
  • My doctor has recommended chemotherapy. What choices are available?
  • Questions 81-88 describe the process of clinical trials and their potential value in your treatment:
  • My doctor has recommended I consider a clinical trial. What is a clinical trial?
  • What is the difference between a phase I, phase II, and phase III study?
  • I am worried about getting a "placebo." What is a placebo, and would I receive one as part of a clinical trial?
  • Questions 89-100 help sort out information for patients towards the end of life:
  • What is cancer; specifically what is breast cancer?
  • How and when will my doctor recommend that I stop treatments altogether?
  • My doctor says it is time to move toward palliative care. What does this mean?
  • What is an advance directive, and how can I make sure my wishes are known?
  • Is it true that breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in the United States? How many breast cancer survivors are living in the United States today?
  • What does "triple negative" breast cancer mean?
  • Questions 6-10 outline a number of factors and preventive methods associated with triple negative breast cancer:
  • What are the risk factors for developing breast cancer?
  • Are the risk factors for triple negative breast cancer the same as for other types of breast cancer?
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
v, 183 p.
Isbn
9781449609306
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010047561
Note
  • Presented to the Health Sciences Libraries, University of Manitoba by the Dr. Georgina R. Hogg Endowed Fund
  • Consumer Health Collection
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2519180-01umb_inst
  • 2527848
  • (Sirsi) i9781449609306
  • (OCoLC)689001464
Label
100 questions & answers about triple negative breast cancer, Carey K. Anders, Nancy U. Lin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Is it true that younger women are diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer?
  • Questions 11-16 consider the genetic factors related to inheriting triple negative breast cancer:
  • Is triple negative breast cancer inherited? How do genes affect the risk of being diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer?
  • What is the BRCel gene, and how is it related to triple negative breast cancer?
  • If I'm concerned about being a BRCel mutation carrier, how would I get tested?
  • Questions 17-24 discuss general information regarding the diagnosis of triple negative breast cancer:
  • How is triple negative breast cancer diagnosed, and what symptoms should I bring to my doctor's attention?
  • If I have breast symptoms, what tests might be done?
  • If I am diagnosed with breast cancer, how will we know it is triple negative?
  • Questions 25-48 explore treatment options available:
  • Machine generated contents note:
  • I've just been diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer. What do I do now?
  • What is radiation therapy?
  • What sort of things will my doctor be considering when selecting systemic treatments like chemotherapy to treat my triple negative breast cancer?
  • Questions 49-67 discuss general health issues that occur after cancer diagnosis and treatment:
  • I've completed my chemotherapy for early stage triple negative breast cancer. What is next? How often should I expect to be seen by my medical team?
  • I am concerned about the impact my triple negative breast cancer and treatments have had on my family, particularly my children. What resources are available?
  • What options exist to preserve fertility for women with triple negative breast cancer? Are they safe?
  • Questions 68-71 address risks of recurrence and other side effects that may occur after treatment:
  • I've just completed my treatment for early-stage, node-positive triple negative breast cancer. What are my risks for breast cancer recurrence?
  • If my breast cancer were to return, where would it most likely recur?
  • Questions 1-5 provide basic information about triple negative breast cancer, with topics such as:
  • After completing my treatments for early-stage triple negative breast cancer, what symptoms should I report to my doctor?
  • Questions 72-80 discuss methods of treating triple negative breast cancer that has reached an advanced stage:
  • My doctor has just informed me that my triple negative breast cancer is now "metastatic." What does this mean?
  • What treatment options are available to treat metastatic triple negative breast cancer?
  • My doctor has recommended chemotherapy. What choices are available?
  • Questions 81-88 describe the process of clinical trials and their potential value in your treatment:
  • My doctor has recommended I consider a clinical trial. What is a clinical trial?
  • What is the difference between a phase I, phase II, and phase III study?
  • I am worried about getting a "placebo." What is a placebo, and would I receive one as part of a clinical trial?
  • Questions 89-100 help sort out information for patients towards the end of life:
  • What is cancer; specifically what is breast cancer?
  • How and when will my doctor recommend that I stop treatments altogether?
  • My doctor says it is time to move toward palliative care. What does this mean?
  • What is an advance directive, and how can I make sure my wishes are known?
  • Is it true that breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in the United States? How many breast cancer survivors are living in the United States today?
  • What does "triple negative" breast cancer mean?
  • Questions 6-10 outline a number of factors and preventive methods associated with triple negative breast cancer:
  • What are the risk factors for developing breast cancer?
  • Are the risk factors for triple negative breast cancer the same as for other types of breast cancer?
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
v, 183 p.
Isbn
9781449609306
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010047561
Note
  • Presented to the Health Sciences Libraries, University of Manitoba by the Dr. Georgina R. Hogg Endowed Fund
  • Consumer Health Collection
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2519180-01umb_inst
  • 2527848
  • (Sirsi) i9781449609306
  • (OCoLC)689001464

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