Breast Cancer For Dummies
Part I: Will My Hair Fall Out? Coming to Grips with Breast Cancer.
Chapter 1: Tackling Breast Cancer One Step at a Time.
Chapter 2: Getting Hands On with Your Breasts.
Chapter 3: Understanding and Reducing Your Risk.
Chapter 4: Rebellion of the Mutated Genes: Reviewing Breast Cancer.
Part II: All Kinds of Oses — Diagnoses, Prognoses, and Treatment Options.
Chapter 5: Warming Up to Mammography, Sticking It Out During Biopsy.
Chapter 6: Decoding Your Pathology Report.
Chapter 7: Who Knew That All Cancer Is Also a Stage?
Chapter 8: Understanding Your Prognosis: Am I Going to Die?
Chapter 9: You Mean I Have a Choice? Finding the Right Treatment for You
Part III: Buckling Up — Traveling Through Treatment.
Chapter 10: Knowing What to Expect from Surgery.
Chapter 11: Knowing What to Expect from Radiation Therapy.
Chapter 12: Knowing What to Expect from Chemotherapy.
Chapter 13: Knowing What to Expect from Hormone Therapy.
Chapter 14: Giving Complementary Therapies Kudos.
Chapter 15: Regarding Reconstruction.
Chapter 16: Duking It Out with Recurrence.
Chapter 17: Boxing Back at the Double Whammy: Health Insurance and Money Woes.
Part IV: Living Life After Diagnosis.
Chapter 18: Putting on Some Chicken Soup: Looking After Yourself.
Chapter 19: Rekindling Intimacy After Treatment.
Chapter 20: Helping the One You Love: A Chapter for Family and Friends.
Chapter 21: No Kidding Around: Talking to Your Children.
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 22: Ten Best Hospitals for Breast Cancer Treatment.
Chapter 23: Ten-Plus Helpful Resources.
Chapter 24: Ten-Plus American Cancer Society Resources.