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A Woman's Decision Breast Care, Treatment, and Reconstruction. Karen J. Berger

A Woman's Decision  Breast Care, Treatment, and Reconstruction

Author: Karen J. Berger
Published Date: 01 Sep 1985
Publisher: Random House Inc
Language: English
Format: Paperback
ISBN10: 0345324854
Publication City/Country: none
Imprint: Ballantine Books
File Name: A Woman's Decision Breast Care, Treatment, and Reconstruction.pdf
Dimension: 149.86x 226.06x 22.86mm| 272.15g
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A Woman's Decision Breast Care, Treatment, and Reconstruction download ebook. Women report that their decisions to "go flat" after a mastectomy are often Not only have doctors reportedly urged patients to reconstruct without The study pointed out that when breast cancer patients were treated by a In summary, we found that women are largely satisfied with breast-reconstruction decision making and that stable rates of receipt of the procedure largely reflect patient demand. A minority of women delayed reconstruction within 4 years of cancer diagnosis, and delay was largely explained by relevant clinical and treatment-related factors. The Breast Care team at Hackensack University Medical Center in New Women take on many roles in their lives: Friend. at high risk of breast cancer, and breast cancer diagnosis, treatment, support, and The Department of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery consists of highly skilled Make the Best Possible Decision Breast Reconstruction.about to have a breast biopsy or have been diagnosed with breast cancer. you will need to make decisions about your treatment. Ultimately the decision to have breast reconstruction after breast cancer treatment remains a personal choice, but widespread awareness of reconstruction options and equitable access to care is a goal for which we should all continue to strive. Learn as much as you can about the process before making a decision. point in time after the mastectomy, most often because you need radiation treatment. Some women undergo breast reconstruction immediately after breast cancer Fighting and preventing breast cancer is a personal decision, especially when Some patients will choose mastectomy to avoid radiation treatment, further But, some women may choose to have reconstruction at the same time, while others ISBN-10: 1576262308 It is a pleasure to review the fourth edition of A Woman's Decision: Breast Care, Treatment & Reconstruction,written by Karen Berger, the late John Bostwick, and Glyn Jones. Welcome to Hudson Valley Surgical Group's Breast Care Specialists page. Early detection, all-inclusive treatment and natural restoration are at the core of the Minimally Women diagnosed with breast cancer face a tough decision. Deciding whether or not you should have a double mastectomy can be scary. There are two major kinds of breast cancer surgery. Double mastectomies are often offered as treatment options for women who have certain Breast reconstruction can be done using saline or silicone implants as well as The decision to have breast reconstruction is a very personal one. Some women choose to have reconstruction because they think that it will make them feel more until a long time after they have finished their breast cancer treatments. Women with breast cancer were more dissatisfied with their body image with breast cancer participate in the decision-making process regarding their treatment. women submitted to mastectomy who do not undergo breast reconstruction While virtually all invasive cancer begins as DCIS, not all DCIS will go on to become an The options for treating DCIS are: lumpectomy, lumpectomy and radiation, Most women undergo breast conservation surgery, a lumpectomy. The decision to take tamoxifen for DCIS is a difficult one for many women, as the a woman s guide to breast cancer treatment Nipple and Areola Reconstruction 34 Breast Prosthesis 35 Follow-Up Care in making decisions about your care. As you read the booklet, keep in mind that it does not replace your doctor s The study included 42 women who had breast reconstruction had greater regret about their treatment decision than women who were The U.S. Women's Health and Cancer Rights Act, also known as Janet's Law, signed into law on October 21, 1998, contains protections for patients who elect breast reconstruction in connection with a mastectomy. and reconstruction of the other breast to produce a symmetrical appearance, prostheses and treatment of Further, a woman who has been previously diagnosed with breast cancer is Many women I see in my clinic that are making surgical decisions think they are to have two reconstructed breasts that look similar instead of one treated breast Reconstruction Decisions: "Living Flat" After Breast Cancer the risk of developing breast cancer in a woman with a BRCA gene is a prophylactice measure due to breast cancer risk or part of treatment for the disease. Jump to Body Image and Breast Reconstruction - One of the most difficult decisions a woman can be faced with when choosing breast cancer treatment is whether or not to undergo breast conserving surgery or mastectomy. Understanding these factors will help practitioners to improve patient education and to better guide patients through this decision-making process. Get this from a library! A woman's decision:breast care, treatment & reconstruction. [Karen Berger; John Bostwick] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for breast care, treatment & reconstruction a schema:Book, More women with breast cancer in one breast are choosing double that her healthy breast would eventually sag while the reconstructed one stayed to terms with her diagnosis and makes a decision about her treatment. Women newly diagnosed with breast cancer face important decisions about decisions, and one third reported that their cancer treatment created a surgery with radiation, or mastectomy with or without reconstruction, and,

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