Author(s): John Link
The new fourth edition of The Breast Cancer Survival Manual provides essential updates on treatment and care, enhancing the basic information that has made this the most trusted guide for women diagnosed with breast cancer for the past decade. This edition includes the most current advice on: getting a second opinion: why it's important, what questions to ask, and how to decide which team of doctors is best for you; updates on genetic testing and how doctors are using the results to tailor care for each patient; and navigating new types of radiation, the Herceptin breakthrough, and improved reconstruction surgeries. Conscious of the rapidly evolving spectrum of treatment options, Dr. John Link outlines the latest findings and professional wisdom for the patient in pursuit of the most effective treatment plan. The Breast Cancer Survival Manual continues to be a must-have for any woman seeking accurate and accessible information about managing breast cancer today.