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The Resource The black woman's breast cancer survival guide : understanding and healing in the face of a nationwide crisis, Cheryl D. Holloway ; foreword by Philip Agop Philip, MD, PhD, FRCP

The black woman's breast cancer survival guide : understanding and healing in the face of a nationwide crisis, Cheryl D. Holloway ; foreword by Philip Agop Philip, MD, PhD, FRCP

Label
The black woman's breast cancer survival guide : understanding and healing in the face of a nationwide crisis
Title
The black woman's breast cancer survival guide
Title remainder
understanding and healing in the face of a nationwide crisis
Statement of responsibility
Cheryl D. Holloway ; foreword by Philip Agop Philip, MD, PhD, FRCP
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Breast cancer is reaching epidemic levels, especially among Black women. This survival guide provides tools that women?Black women in particular?can use to identify and combat this all-too-common threat.? Speaks from the perspective of a Black woman who has had breast cancer and is also an academic who researched breast cancer? Provides current information and practical advice for beating breast cancer? Explains tests and treatment options? Includes information on research studies and outcomes for Black women with breast cancer? Explores why Black women are more likely than women of any other race or ethnicity to develop aggressive and fast-growing breast tumors during their childbearing years
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Holloway, Cheryl D
Dewey number
616.99/449
Index
index present
LC call number
RC280.B8
LC item number
H635 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
WP 870
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Breast
  • African American women
  • Breast
  • Breast
  • African American women
Label
The black woman's breast cancer survival guide : understanding and healing in the face of a nationwide crisis, Cheryl D. Holloway ; foreword by Philip Agop Philip, MD, PhD, FRCP
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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 1 : Dealing with the basics for black women -- Why black women need to pay close attention to cancer and cancer screening -- Dealing with common emotions and talking to others -- Types of breast cancer black women may develop -- Part 2 : Understanding cancer test results -- Breast cancer health screens -- Understanding cancer test results -- Part 3 : What you need to know about breast cancer treatment -- Surgery -- Radiation therapy -- Chemotherapy, anti-estrogen (endocrine) therapy, combined therapies, and emerging treatments -- Watching out for other forms of cancer -- Cancer is gone : Be happy, but don't let your guard down -- Conclusion
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 203 pages
Isbn
9781440856082
Lccn
2017009519
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn963352404
  • (OCoLC)963352404
Label
The black woman's breast cancer survival guide : understanding and healing in the face of a nationwide crisis, Cheryl D. Holloway ; foreword by Philip Agop Philip, MD, PhD, FRCP
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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 1 : Dealing with the basics for black women -- Why black women need to pay close attention to cancer and cancer screening -- Dealing with common emotions and talking to others -- Types of breast cancer black women may develop -- Part 2 : Understanding cancer test results -- Breast cancer health screens -- Understanding cancer test results -- Part 3 : What you need to know about breast cancer treatment -- Surgery -- Radiation therapy -- Chemotherapy, anti-estrogen (endocrine) therapy, combined therapies, and emerging treatments -- Watching out for other forms of cancer -- Cancer is gone : Be happy, but don't let your guard down -- Conclusion
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 203 pages
Isbn
9781440856082
Lccn
2017009519
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn963352404
  • (OCoLC)963352404

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