Male Breast Cancer: Taking Control is the third book by Professor John Boyages in his Breast Cancer: Taking Control series with a foreword by breast cancer survivor Nick Greiner. Professor John Boyages has helped thousands of people to not only survive but thrive after the diagnosis of breast cancer.John as he is known to his patients, writes the most comprehensive and easy to read books on breast cancer. Whether newly diagnosed or quite a way along your journey, his books are Australia's No.1 must-have read for patients.
In Male Breast Cancer: Taking Control, John provides you with all the information you or your family and friends need to take control, maximize your survival, and find your path to recovery. It is also suitable for health professional staff and students.This book is written in John's approachable style, with more than 50 photographs and figures, patient stories and the use of botanical references and metaphors to explain difficult concepts easily. It is divided into three parts and has 20 control points where patients are guided through the process of making very important decisions regarding their diagnosis and treatment to put them in control. His first, award winning, best-selling book Breast Cancer: Taking Control was written for women with breast cancer and his second book DCIS of the Breast: Taking Control for patients with DCIS (ductal carcinoma in situ) or pre-cancerous cells of the breast. This third book Male Breast Cancer: Taking Control now completes the series.
Learn how to:
*Know the difference between "man boobs" and male breast cancer
*Have the right tests for an earlier diagnosis
*Avoid under- or overtreatment
*Ask your treatment team the right questions
*Choose treatments for your breast and lymph nodes
*Deal with stress, anxiety, fatigue, and sexuality during and after treatment
*Understand when chemotherapy is really required
*Get specific up-to-date information for male breast cancer and avoid pamphlets designed for females
*Achieve a more positive state of mind through inspiring and motivating patient stories and key take-home messages
- Publication Date:
- 02 / 03 / 2015
- 180 x 235mm