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The Encyclopedia of Breast Cancer

The Encyclopedia of Breast Cancer by Carol Turkington
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Designed primarily for patients and their families, this encyclopedia contains some 500 entries covering terms and topics related to treatment, diagnosis, anatomy and physiology, risk factors, related diseases, breast cancer research, and patient advocacy groups and other organizations. Some sample entries include myths about breast cancer; treatment options; statistics in cancer; Sisters Network, Inc.; shift work and breast cancer; pain control; Mammotome; Hispanics/Latinas and breast cancer; full-field digital tomosynthesis (TOMO); calcium channel blockers; breast density; BRCA1/BRCA1 (tumor suppressor genes); and antioxidants. Five appendices include contact information for cancer centers and associations, a list of ongoing clinical trials, a glossary of drugs used to treat breast cancer, and a list of products for patients with breast cancer. 
Infobase Publishing; November 2004
321 pages; ISBN 9780816066513
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Title: The Encyclopedia of Breast Cancer
Author: Carol Turkington