Health Reference Series: Breast Cancer Sourcebook

Editor: Sutton, Amy L.
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Single-User Purchase Price: $85.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $127.50
ISBN: 978-0-7808-1462-2
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 30
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Provides basic consumer health information on risk factors, prevention, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of various types of breast cancer, along with facts about coping during and after treatment. Includes glossary of related terms and directory of resources.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part I: Introduction to Breast Cancer
  • Chapter 1—Breast and Lymphatic System Basics: Understanding Breast Health
  • Chapter 2—Benign Breast Changes
  • Chapter 3—What You Need to Know about Breast Cancer
  • Chapter 4—The Role of Estrogen in Breast Cancer Development
  • Chapter 5—The Link between Breast and Ovarian Cancer
  • Chapter 6—Breast Cancer in Young Women
  • Chapter 7—Breast Cancer in Men
  • Chapter 8—Breast Cancer among Children and Adolescents
  • Chapter 9—Statistics on Breast Cancer in the United States
  • Part II: Types of Breast Cancer
  • Chapter 10—Breast Cancer and Its Types
  • Chapter 11—Ductal Carcinoma in Situ (DCIS)
  • Chapter 12—Lobular Carcinoma in Situ (LCIS)
  • Chapter 13—Invasive Carcinoma of the Breast
  • Chapter 14—Inflammatory Breast Cancer
  • Chapter 15—Paget Disease of the Breast
  • Chapter 16—Triple-Negative Breast Cancer
  • Part III: Risk Factors, Symptoms, and Prevention of Breast Cancer
  • Chapter 17—Breast Cancer Risk Factors and Symptoms
  • Chapter 18—Age and Cancer Risk
  • Chapter 19—Alcohol Consumption and Breast Cancer Risk
  • Chapter 20—Diethylstilbestrol (DES) and Breast Cancer Risk
  • Chapter 21—Environmental Factors and Breast Cancer Risk
  • Chapter 22—Hormone Replacement Therapy and Breast Cancer Risk
  • Chapter 23—Oral Contraceptives and Breast Cancer Risk
  • Chapter 24—Overweight, Obesity, and Cancer Risk
  • Chapter 25—Reproductive History and Breast Cancer Risk
  • Chapter 26—Personal Care Products and the Risk of Breast Cancer
  • Chapter 27—Understanding Your Risk: Genetic Counseling for Cancer
  • Chapter 28—Breast Cancer Genetic Testing: Understanding BRCA1 and BRCA2
  • Chapter 29—Preventing Breast Cancer in People Who Are Susceptible
  • Section 29.1—Overview of Protective Factors and Interventions
  • Section 29.2—Surgery to Reduce the Risk of Breast Cancer
  • Section 29.3—Medications for Breast Cancer Risk Reduction
  • Part IV: Screening, Diagnosis, and Stages of Breast Cancer
  • Chapter 30—Breast Cancer Screening and Exams
  • Section 30.1—Overview of Breast Cancer Screening
  • Section 30.2-Breast Self-Exam
  • Section 30.3—Screening for Women with Dense Breasts
  • Section 30.4—Breast Cancer Screening for Women with Disabilities
  • Section 30.5—National Program for Early Detection of Breast Cancer
  • Chapter 31—Mammograms
  • Section 31.1—Mammography—An Overview
  • Section 31.2—Types of Mammography
  • Section 31.3—Mammograms and Health Insurance
  • Chapter 32—Other Breast Cancer Screening Procedures
  • Section 32.1—Breast Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Section 32.2—3D Technologies Changing Breast Cancer Diagnosis
  • Section 32.3-Breast Ultrasound
  • Section 32.4—Thermography versus Mammography
  • Chapter 33—Breast Biopsy
  • Chapter 34—Understanding Laboratory Tests and Pathology Reports
  • Chapter 35—Breast Cancer Staging
  • Chapter 36—Breast Cancer Diagnosis: Questions to Ask Your Doctor and Other FAQs
  • Part V: Breast Cancer Treatments
  • Chapter 37—How to Find a Doctor or Treatment Facility If You Have Cancer?
  • Chapter 38—Making Breast Cancer Treatment Decisions
  • Chapter 39—Adjuvant and Neoadjuvant Therapy for Breast Cancer
  • Chapter 40—Surgical Treatments for Breast Cancer
  • Section 40.1—Overview of Surgeries for Early-Stage Breast Cancer
  • Section 40.2—Mastectomy and Lumpectomy
  • Section 40.3—Breast Reconstruction Surgery
  • Chapter 41—Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer
  • Chapter 42—Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer
  • Chapter 43—Hormone Therapy for Breast Cancer
  • Section 43.1—What Is Hormone Therapy?
  • Section 43.2—Aromatase Inhibitors
  • Section 43.3-Tamoxifen
  • Chapter 44—Biological Therapies for Breast Cancer
  • Chapter 45—Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Therapies Used in the Treatment of Breast Cancer
  • Section 45.1—Coenzyme Q10 and Cancer
  • Section 45.2—Flaxseed and Breast Cancer
  • Chapter 46—Treating Breast Cancer during Pregnancy
  • Chapter 47—Treating Male Breast Cancer
  • Chapter 48—Treating Advanced and Recurrent Breast Cancer
  • Section 48.1—Treating Cancer That Has Metastasized
  • Section 48.2—Recurrent Breast Cancer
  • Chapter 49—Breast Cancer Treatment: FAQs
  • Part VI: Managing Side Effects and Complications of Breast Cancer Treatment
  • Chapter 50—Fatigue after Cancer Treatment
  • Chapter 51—Managing Infections during Chemotherapy
  • Chapter 52—Lymphedema
  • Chapter 53—Pain after Cancer Treatment
  • Chapter 54—Sexuality and Fertility Issues in People with Cancer
  • Chapter 55—Hot Flashes and Night Sweats
  • Chapter 56—Dealing with Hair Loss Related to Breast Cancer Treatment
  • Chapter 57—Other Side Effects and Complications of Breast Cancer Treatment
  • Section 57.1—Anemia
  • Section 57.2—Appetite Loss
  • Section 57.3—Bleeding and Bruising (Thrombocytopenia)
  • Section 57.4—Constipation
  • Section 57.5—Delirium
  • Section 57.6—Diarrhea
  • Section 57.7-Edema
  • Section 57.8—Memory or Concentration Problems
  • Section 57.9-Mouth and Throat Problems
  • Section 57.10—Nausea and Vomiting
  • Section 57.11—Nerve Problems (Peripheral Neuropathy)
  • Section 57.12—Skin and Nail Changes
  • Section 57.13-Sleep Problems
  • Section 57.14—Urinary and Bladder Problems
  • Chapter 58—Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Therapies Used for the Side Effects of Breast Cancer and Its Treatment
  • Section 58.1—Complementary and Alternative Medicine— Overview
  • Section 58.2—Traditional Chinese Medicine
  • Section 58.3—Spirituality in Cancer Care
  • Section 58.4—Yoga May Help Women with Breast Cancer Conquer Physical and Emotional Pain
  • Part VII: Living with Breast Cancer
  • Chapter 59—Life after Breast Cancer Treatment
  • Section 59.1-Daily Routine
  • Section 59.2—Body Changes and Intimacy
  • Section 59.3-Getting Follow-Up Medical Care
  • Section 59.4-Going Back to Work
  • Chapter 60—Nutrition and Cancer
  • Chapter 61—Exercise and Cancer
  • Chapter 62—Breast Cancer and Your Emotions: Tips for Coping
  • Chapter 63—Guide for Caregivers
  • Chapter 64—Medicare Coverage Related to Breast Cancer
  • Chapter 65—Breast Cancer and Your Rights
  • Section 65.1—Women's Health and Cancer Rights Act
  • Section 65.2—Your Rights After a Mastectomy
  • Chapter 66—Cancer and the Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Part VIII: Breast Cancer Research and Clinical Trials
  • Chapter 67—Exploring the Links Between Physical Activity and Cancer
  • Chapter 68—In Triple-Negative Breast Cancer, Targeting an Addiction
  • Chapter 69—Treatment Helps Preserve Fertility for Some Women with Breast Cancer
  • Chapter 70—Genomic Features of Invasive Lobular Breast Carcinoma
  • Chapter 71-TAILORx Trial Shows Women at Low Risk for Breast Cancer Recurrence May Forgo Chemotherapy
  • Chapter 72—Benefits of Adjuvant Bisphosphonates for Postmenopausal Breast Cancer
  • Chapter 73—Clinical Trials
  • Section 73.1-What Are Clinical Trials?
  • Section 73.2—How to Find a Cancer Treatment Trial
  • Section 73.3—Deciding to Take Part in a Clinical Trial
  • Section 73.4—Ongoing Clinical Trials
  • Part IX: Additional Help and Information
  • Chapter 74—Glossary of Breast Cancer Terms
  • Chapter 75—Directory of Organizations That Offer Information and Financial Assistance to People with Breast Cancer