In the past, choosing a breast surgeon and having the tumor removed were the very first steps in the treatment of breast cancer. Today, however, there are many steps that should occur prior to having a breast cancer removed-steps that .decrease the chance that the tumor comes back, .improve the chance that the right treatment is given, .decrease the complications from surgery, .more accurately determines if chemotherapy is needed. In addition, finding the right breast surgeon can improve one's chance of survival by as much as 35 percent, a benefit frequently larger than either radiation therapy or chemotherapy. Before Breast Cancer Surgery is a focused easy-to-read book written in a question/answer format to rapidly arm the reader with all the information she needs to ensure that she receives the best possible care.
Number Of Pages: 114
Published: 6th April 2010
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24 x 1.12
Weight (kg): 0.33