The Breast Cancer Survival Manual, Sixth Edition
A Step-by-Step Guide for Women with Newly Diagnosed Breast Cancer
John Link, M.D., with Shlomit Ein-Gal, M.D., and Nancy Link, R.D.N.
St. Martin's Griffin
One of the most comprehensive and bestselling books on breast cancer treatment and survival, completely revised and updated
The sixth edition of 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 two decades. This edition includes the most current advice on:
· The new genomic classification of breast cancer and its importance in treatment planning
· Cancer gene testing, which determines if a woman will benefit from chemotherapy
· New developments in breast cancer treatments with new targeted agents
· The continued importance of getting a second opinion: why it’s important, what questions to ask, and how to decide which team of doctors is best for you.
Conscious of the rapidly evolving spectrum of treatment options, Dr. John Link outlines the latest findings and professional wisdom for patients in pursuit of the most effective treatment plan for them. The Breast Cancer Survival Manual continues to be a must-have for any woman seeking accurate and accessible information about managing breast cancer today.
This book is a crisis manual for women who are newly diagnosed with breast cancer. It is the sixth edition of The Breast Cancer Survival Manual, which I have written over the past twenty years. The really good news...