Health Reference Series: Breast Cancer Sourcebook

Editor/Author Williams, Angela
Publication Year: 2019
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Single-User Purchase Price: $95.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $142.50
ISBN: 978-0-7808-1687-9
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 14
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Breast Cancer Sourcebook, Sixth Edition provides updated information about breast cancer and its causes, risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment. Readers will learn about the types of breast cancer, including ductal carcinoma in situ, lobular carcinoma in situ, invasive carcinoma, and infl ammatory breast cancer, as well as common breast cancer treatment complications, such as pain, fatigue, lymphedema, hair loss, and sexuality and fertility issues.

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Table of Contents

    • Preface
    • Part I: Introduction to Breast Cancer
    • Chapter 1— Breast and Lymphatic System Basics
    • Chapter 2— Understanding Breast Changes
    • Section 2.1— Noncancerous Breast Changes
    • Section 2.2— Breast Changes That May Become Cancer
    • Chapter 3— What You Need to Know about Breast Cancer
    • Chapter 4— Breast Cancer in Various Populations
    • Section 4.1— Breast Cancer in Young Women
    • Section 4.2— Breast Cancer in Young African American Women
    • Section 4.3— Breast Cancer in Men
    • Chapter 5— Statistics on Breast Cancer in the United States
    • Chapter 6— Decrease in Breast-Cancer Deaths
    • Part II: Types of Breast Cancer
    • Chapter 7— Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
    • Chapter 8— Lobular Carcinoma in Situ
    • Chapter 9— Invasive Carcinoma of the Breast
    • Section 9.1— Understanding Invasive Breast Cancer
    • Section 9.2— Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
    • Chapter 10— Inflammatory Breast Cancer
    • Chapter 11— Paget Disease of the Breast
    • Chapter 12— Triple-Negative Breast Cancer
    • Chapter 13— Rare Types of Breast Cancer
    • Section 13.1— Familial Breast Cancer
    • Section 13.2— Phyllodes Tumor of the Breast
    • Section 13.3— Other Types of Rare Breast Cancer
    • Part III: Risk Factors, Symptoms, and Prevention of Breast Cancer
    • Chapter 14— An Overview on Risk Factors and Symptoms of Breast Cancer
    • Section 14.1— Risk Factors of Breast Cancer
    • Section 14.2— Symptoms of Breast Cancer
    • Chapter 15— Family History and Risk of Breast Cancer
    • Chapter 16— Women with Inherited Breast-Cancer Risk Face Numerous Challenges
    • Chapter 17— Reproductive History and Breast-Cancer Risk
    • Chapter 18— The Role of Estrogen in Breast-Cancer Development
    • Chapter 19— Diethylstilbestrol and Breast-Cancer Risk
    • Chapter 20— Oral Contraceptives and Breast-Cancer Risk
    • Chapter 21— Menopausal Hormone Therapy and Breast-Cancer Risk
    • Chapter 22— Dense Breasts and Risk of Breast Cancer
    • Chapter 23— Obesity and Breast-Cancer Risk
    • Chapter 24— Alcohol Consumption and Breast-Cancer Risk
    • Chapter 25— Environmental Factors and Breast-Cancer Risk
    • Chapter 26— Antiperspirants/Deodorants and Breast-Cancer Risk
    • Chapter 27— Breast Cancer Genetic Testing: Understanding BRCA1 and BRCA2
    • Chapter 28— Preventing Breast Cancer in People Who Are Susceptible
    • Section 28.1— Overview of Protective Factors and Interventions
    • Section 28.2— What You Can Do to Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer
    • Section 28.3— Surgery to Reduce the Risk of Breast Cancer
    • Part IV: Screening, Diagnosis, and Stages of Breast Cancer
    • Chapter 29— Breast-Cancer Screening and Exams
    • Section 29.1— Overview of Breast-Cancer Screening
    • Section 29.2— Breast Self-Exam
    • Section 29.3— Harms of Breast-Cancer Screening
    • Section 29.4— Breast-Cancer Screening for Women with Silicone Gel-Filled Breast Implants
    • Section 29.5— 3D Technologies Changing Breast-Cancer Diagnosis
    • Chapter 30— HER2 Breast-Cancer Testing
    • Chapter 31— PDL1 (Immunotherapy) Tests
    • Chapter 32— Mammograms
    • Section 32.1— Questions and Answers about Mammograms
    • Section 32.2— Digital Mammography
    • Section 32.3— Nipple Aspirate Test Is No Substitute for Mammogram
    • Section 32.4— Thermogram No Substitute for Mammogram
    • Section 32.5— Mammogram Myths
    • Section 32.6— Direct-to-Patient Mammogram Results: It's the Law
    • Chapter 33— Breast Magnetic Resonance Imaging
    • Chapter 34— Breast Biopsy
    • Section 34.1— Indroduction to Breast Biopsy
    • Section 34.2— Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
    • Chapter 35— Testing New Approaches to Breast-Cancer Screening
    • Chapter 36— Understanding Your Laboratory Test and Breast Pathology Reports
    • Chapter 37— Breast-Cancer Diagnosis: Questions to Ask
    • Chapter 38— Breast-Cancer Staging
    • Part V: Breast-Cancer Treatments
    • Chapter 39— Breast-Cancer Treatment— An Overview
    • Chapter 40— How to Find a Doctor If You Have Cancer
    • Chapter 41— Getting a Second Opinion after a Breast-Cancer Diagnosis
    • Chapter 42— Choosing a Treatment Facility
    • Chapter 43— Adjuvant and Neoadjuvant Therapy for Breast Cancer
    • Chapter 44— Surgical Treatments for Breast Cancer
    • Section 44.1— Overview of Surgeries for Early-Stage Breast Cancer
    • Section 44.2— Mastectomy and Lumpectomy
    • Section 44.3— Breast Reconstruction Surgery
    • Section 44.4— Risks of Breast Implants
    • Chapter 45— Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer
    • Chapter 46— Hormone Therapy for Breast Cancer
    • Chapter 47— Targeted (Biologic) Therapies for Breast Cancer
    • Chapter 48— CAM Therapies Used in the Treatment of Breast Cancer
    • Section 48.1— CAM and Cancer Treatment
    • Section 48.2— Soy
    • Section 48.3— Turmeric
    • Chapter 49— Treating Breast Cancer during Pregnancy
    • Chapter 50— Treating Male Breast Cancer
    • Chapter 51— Treating Advanced and Recurrent Breast Cancer
    • Chapter 52— Drugs Approved for Breast Cancer
    • Part VI: Managing Side Effects and Complications of Breast-Cancer Treatment
    • Chapter 53— Anemia
    • Chapter 54— Appetite Loss
    • Chapter 55— Bleeding and Bruising
    • Chapter 56— Constipation
    • Chapter 57— Delirium
    • Chapter 58— Diarrhea
    • Chapter 59— Fatigue
    • Chapter 60— Hair Loss
    • Chapter 61— Hot Flashes and Night Sweats
    • Chapter 62— Infection and Neutropenia
    • Chapter 63— Lymphedema
    • Chapter 64— Mouth and Throat Problems
    • Chapter 65— Nausea and Vomiting
    • Chapter 66— Nerve Problems and Cancer Treatment
    • Chapter 67— Osteoporosis
    • Chapter 68— Pain
    • Chapter 69— Complementary and Alternative Medicine Therapies Used for the Side Effects of Breast Cancer and Its Treatment
    • Section 69.1— Acupuncture May Reduce Treatment-Related Joint Pain for Breast-Cancer Patients
    • Section 69.2— Hypnosis May Reduce Hot Flashes in Breast-Cancer Survivors
    • Section 69.3— Yoga for Relief from Fatigue
    • Section 69.4— Spirituality in Cancer Care
    • Chapter 70— Sexual Health Issues in Women
    • Chapter 71— Sleep Problems
    • Chapter 72— Urinary and Bladder Problems
    • Part VII: Living with Breast Cancer
    • Chapter 73— Life after Cancer Treatment
    • Chapter 74— Nutrition and Cancer
    • Chapter 75— Exercise after Cancer
    • Chapter 76— Breast Cancer and Your Emotions: Tips for Coping
    • Chapter 77— Talking to Family and Loved Ones about Your Cancer
    • Chapter 78— Breast Cancer, Work, and Your Rights
    • Section 78.1— Getting Back to Work after Cancer Treatment
    • Section 78.2— Women's Health and Cancer Rights Act
    • Section 78.3— Your Rights after a Mastectomy
    • Chapter 79— Caregiving for Someone with Breast Cancer
    • Part VIII: Clinical Trials and Breast-Cancer Research
    • Chapter 80— What Are Clinical Trials?
    • Chapter 81— Breast-Cancer Clinical Trials
    • Section 81.1— Breast-Cancer Risk Assessment in Women Aged 40–49
    • Section 81.2— Topical Calcipotriene Treatment for Breast-Cancer Immunoprevention
    • Section 81.3— Real-Time Assessment of Breast-Cancer Lumpectomy Specimen Margins with Nonlinear Microscopy
    • Section 81.4— Acupuncture for Hot Flashes in Hormone-Receptor-Positive Breast Cancer, a Randomized Controlled Trial
    • Chapter 82— Breast-Cancer Research
    • Section 82.1— Liquid Biopsy May Predict Risk of Breast Cancer Returning Years Later
    • Section 82.2— Olaparib Approved for Treating Some Breast Cancers with BRCA Gene Mutations
    • Section 82.3— Ribociclib Approval Expanded for Some Women with Advanced Breast Cancer
    • Section 82.4— Topical Drugs for Preventing Breast Cancer
    • Section 82.5— Two Drugs Work Together to Block “Master Regulator” of Breast, Other Cancers
    • Section 82.6— Whole- and Partial-Breast Radiation Effective at Preventing Breast Cancer from Returning
    • Section 82.7— For Some Breast-Cancer Survivors, Drug May Reduce Treatment-Related Joint Pain
    • Section 82.8— NIH Scientists Find That Breast-Cancer Protection from Pregnancy Starts Decades Later
    • Section 82.9— For Some Breast-Cancer Survivors, Drug May Reduce Treatment-Related Joint Pain
    • Section 82.10— Survival of Women Diagnosed with Metastatic Breast Cancer Has Been Increasing
    • Part IX: Additional Help and Information
    • Chapter 83— Glossary of Breast-Cancer Terms
    • Chapter 84— Find a Breast-Cancer Screening Provider If You Are Uninsured or Underinsured
    • Chapter 85— Financial Resources for People with Breast Cancer
    • Chapter 86— Directory of Organizations That Offer Information to People with Breast Cancer