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Breast cancer surgery and reconstruction, what's right for you, Patricia Anstett ; with photography by Kathleen Galligan

Label
Breast cancer surgery and reconstruction, what's right for you, Patricia Anstett ; with photography by Kathleen Galligan
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
resource.biographical
contains biographical information
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
Breast cancer surgery and reconstruction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Oclc number
925498138
Responsibility statement
Patricia Anstett ; with photography by Kathleen Galligan
Sub title
what's right for you
Summary
"Breast Cancer Surgery and Reconstruction offers a glimpse into the big picture of the various stages and types of breast reconstruction using stories and photos of real women. It offers a true picture of what breast reconstruction entails, and offers hope to those facing it. This is a book to help women with a variety of issues surrounding their choices, with powerful insights from women who have been there,"--Amazon.com
Table Of Contents
Modern breast surgery and reconstruction -- Making the decision -- Mastectomy: what to expect -- A veteran's story: lumpectomy -- Reconstruction with tissue -- Medical destinations -- Silicone implants -- Saline implants -- Flat or one-breasted -- Uneven results -- Delayed reconstruction -- The nipple: the ultimate challenge -- Revisionists -- Sex and intimacy -- Lymphedema -- Arab culture -- Money and insurance -- Clothing and breast forms -- Doctor selection issues -- Previvors -- Family -- Pregnancy -- Wrapping it up
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