Publisher description for Dr. Susan Love's breast book / Susan M. Love, M.D. ; with Elizabeth Love and Karen Lindsey ; illustrations by Marcia Williams.


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For a woman faced with a diagnosis of breast cancer, the information available today is vast, uneven, and confusing. For more than two decades, readers have relied on Dr. Susan Love's Breast Book to guide them through this frightening thicket of research and opinion to find the best possible options for their particular situations. This sixth edition explains exciting advances in targeted treatments, hormonal therapies, safer chemotherapy, and immunologic approaches as well as new forms of surgery and radiation. There is extensive guidance for the increasing number of women living for years with metastatic breast cancer. With Dr. Love's warm support, readers can sort the facts from the fads, ask the right questions, and recognize when a second opinion might be wise.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Breast -- Diseases -- Popular works.
Breast -- Cancer -- Popular works.