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The Resource Confronting hereditary breast and ovarian cancer : identify your risk, understand your options, change your destiny, Sue Friedman, Rebecca Sutphen, and Kathy Steligo ; foreword by Mark H. Greene

Confronting hereditary breast and ovarian cancer : identify your risk, understand your options, change your destiny, Sue Friedman, Rebecca Sutphen, and Kathy Steligo ; foreword by Mark H. Greene

Label
Confronting hereditary breast and ovarian cancer : identify your risk, understand your options, change your destiny
Title
Confronting hereditary breast and ovarian cancer
Title remainder
identify your risk, understand your options, change your destiny
Statement of responsibility
Sue Friedman, Rebecca Sutphen, and Kathy Steligo ; foreword by Mark H. Greene
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
616.99/449
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RC280.B8
LC item number
F739 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
A Johns Hopkins Press health book
Label
Confronting hereditary breast and ovarian cancer : identify your risk, understand your options, change your destiny, Sue Friedman, Rebecca Sutphen, and Kathy Steligo ; foreword by Mark H. Greene
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [237]-246) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I: Understanding cancer, genetics, and risk. Breast and ovarian cancer basics -- A peek inside: your genes at work -- Defining risk -- Hereditary cancer: what's swimming in your gene pool? -- Part II: Assessing your risk. Genetic counseling -- Genetic testing: facing your hereditary horoscope -- Decoding your test results -- Part III: Managing your risk: your DNA doesn't have to be your destiny. Early detection strategies -- Chemoprevention -- Mastectomy for risk reduction and treatment -- Reconstruction: new breasts after mastectomy -- Oophorectomy and other risk-reducing gynecologic surgeries -- Dealing with menopause and quality-of-life issues -- Part IV: Living with BRCA: issues and answers. Managing lifestyle choices -- Sharing information with friends, family, and coworkers -- Young and at high risk -- How BRCA affects men -- Diagnosis: hereditary cancer -- Putting the pieces together to make difficult decisions
Control code
1791821
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xix, 261 pages
Isbn
9781421404073
Lccn
  • 2011019918
  • 2011019918
  • 2011019918
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(Sirsi) a1715254
Label
Confronting hereditary breast and ovarian cancer : identify your risk, understand your options, change your destiny, Sue Friedman, Rebecca Sutphen, and Kathy Steligo ; foreword by Mark H. Greene
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [237]-246) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I: Understanding cancer, genetics, and risk. Breast and ovarian cancer basics -- A peek inside: your genes at work -- Defining risk -- Hereditary cancer: what's swimming in your gene pool? -- Part II: Assessing your risk. Genetic counseling -- Genetic testing: facing your hereditary horoscope -- Decoding your test results -- Part III: Managing your risk: your DNA doesn't have to be your destiny. Early detection strategies -- Chemoprevention -- Mastectomy for risk reduction and treatment -- Reconstruction: new breasts after mastectomy -- Oophorectomy and other risk-reducing gynecologic surgeries -- Dealing with menopause and quality-of-life issues -- Part IV: Living with BRCA: issues and answers. Managing lifestyle choices -- Sharing information with friends, family, and coworkers -- Young and at high risk -- How BRCA affects men -- Diagnosis: hereditary cancer -- Putting the pieces together to make difficult decisions
Control code
1791821
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xix, 261 pages
Isbn
9781421404073
Lccn
  • 2011019918
  • 2011019918
  • 2011019918
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(Sirsi) a1715254

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