Breast cancer

Living Through Breast Cancer: What a Harvard Doctor and Survivor Wants You to Know About Getting the Best Care While Preserving Your Self-Image

By Carolyn Kaelin

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When an eminent breast cancer surgeon is diagnosed with that same condition, her view of the disease changed dramatically. Here she shares her insights both as a doctor and a patient on how to get excellent care and maintain one's spirits on the long medical journey.

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Help Me Live: 20 Things People with Cancer Want You to Know

By Lori Hope

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An intimate guide for families, partners, and friends of individuals diagnosed with cancer, detailing 20 messages to help loved ones communicate effectively.

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Breast Cancer Husband: How to Help Your Wife (and Yourself) Through Diagnosis, Treatment, and Beyond

By Marc Silver

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"When Marc Silver became a breast cancer husband three years ago, he learned firsthand how frightened and helpless the breast cancer husband feels. He searched in vain for a book that would give him the information and advice he so desperately sought. Now this award-winning journalist has compiled just the kind of emotionally supportive and useful resource that he wished he had been able to consult-to give men the tools they need to help their wives, their families, and themselves through this scary, uncertain time."

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After Breast Cancer: A Common-sense Guide to Life After Treatment

By Hester Hill Schnipper

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This commonsense guide to life after treatment for breast cancer shows how to navigate the rocky road back to health after surgery or chemotherapy, with advice on managing pain and fatigue, handling relationships, regaining emotional and sexual intimacy, and more.

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100 Questions and Answers for Women Living with Cancer: A Practical Guide for Survivorship

By Michael Krychman

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Cancer survivorship -- General health maintenance -- Nutrition -- Exercise -- Pain and sleep management --Symptoms and management of menopause -- Mind, stress, and time management -- Relationships and cancer -- Fertility -- Sexual health.

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The Breast Cancer Survivor's Fitness Plan: Reclaim Health, Regain Strength, Live Longer

By Carolyn M. Kaelin ...[et al.]

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Dr. Carolyn Kaelin is a leading breast cancer surgeon who understands the important links among exercise, recovery, and the quality of life--and she is a breast cancer survivor, too. Designed with master trainers Josie Gardner and Joy Prouty, The Breast Cancer Survivor's Fitness Plan features effective, inspiring workouts tailored for each type of surgery and adapted for differing fitness levels.
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