100 Questions & Answers About Advanced & Metastatic Breast Cancer

100 Questions & Answers About Advanced & Metastatic Breast Cancer

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EMPOWER YOURSELF! Whether you're a newly diagnosed patient, survivor, or loved one of someone suffering from advanced breast cancer, 100 Questions a Answers About Advanced and Metastatic Breast Cancer, Second Edition offers essential and practical guidance. Providing both doctor and patient perspectives, this updated and revised edition offers authoritative answers to the most commonly asked questions about advanced and metastatic breast cancer including diagnosis, treatment, post-treatment quality of life, alternative medicine, targeted therapy, and coping strategies. Written by experts from Johns Hopkins University and Medical Center, this new edition is an invaluable resource for anyone coping with the physical and emotional turmoil of this disease.Pleural cavity A space between the outside ofthe lungs and the inside wall of the chest. Thoracentesis The removal offluid from the pleural cavity through a hollow needle inserted between the ribs. Pleurodesis A procedure that gets rid oftheanbsp;...

Title:100 Questions & Answers About Advanced & Metastatic Breast Cancer
Author:Lillie D. Shockney, Gary R. Shapiro
Publisher:Jones & Bartlett Publishers - 2011-08-01


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