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8 edition of Taking Charge of Breast Cancer found in the catalog.

Taking Charge of Breast Cancer

by Julia A. Ericksen

  • 2 Want to read
  • 1 Currently reading

Published by University of California Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Oncology,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • The Americas,
  • Americas (North Central South West Indies),
  • Anthropology - General,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Social Science / Sociology / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages340
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10434948M
    ISBN 100520252918
    ISBN 109780520252912

    Book Review: Julia A. Ericksen. Taking charge of breast cancer. University of California Press, , pages. $; ISBN (cloth, alk. paper) $; ISBN (Pbk. alk. paper) Author: Kirsten Schou.   The Breast Cancer Prevention Diet: The Powerful Foods, Supplements, and Drugs That Can Save Your Life by Dr. Bob Arnot The Breast Cancer Survival Manual: A Step-By-Step Guide for the Woman With Newly Diagnosed Breast Cancer by John Link, M.D. Breast Cancer Survivors' Club: A Nurse's Experience by Lillie Shockney Breast Cancer: The .

    The "Taking Charge Program" began in after research showed that breast cancer survivors could reduce their risk of recurrence by having a healthy weight and by doing more physical activity. The program was developed by a nurse clinician, registered dietitian, exercise trainer and the breast cancer team at Mount Sinai Hospital. Taking Charge of Cancer Octo “I was just floored,” says Martha Strayer of Brunswick, Ga., when she learned the tumor found during her routine mammogram in .

    Numerous studies have shown an association between the consumption of green tea and protection against cancer, including breast cancer, colon caner, and esophageal cancer. Green tea and green tea extracts have also been used for improving mental alertness, aiding in weight loss, protecting skin from sun damage, and lowering cholesterol. Early detection and improvements in treatment have helped millions of women survive breast cancer. These videos explain breast cancer screening and genetic testing, as well as some of the potential side effects of treatment. There are also personal stories from breast cancer survivors.


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Taking Charge of Breast Cancer by Julia A. Ericksen Download PDF EPUB FB2

A diagnosis of breast cancer can make you feel powerless. You are thrust into a world where nothing makes sense and asked to make life and death decisions - or have others make them for you.

Link is a practicing oncologist who understands this. Taking Taking Charge of Breast Cancer book of Your Breast Cancer empowers you/5(8). Taking Charge of Cancer is a different type of book for cancer patients—one that goes beyond the cancer information that is currently available, allowing you to truly take control of your cancer treatment.

You’ll learn how to obtain and understand medical records, and why these records are critical to your care/5(33). Taking Charge of Cancer is a different type of book for cancer patients-one that goes beyond the cancer information that is currently available, allowing you to truly take control of your cancer treatment.

You'll learn how to obtain and understand medical records, and why these records are critical to your care/5(25). Get this from a library. Taking charge of breast cancer. [Julia A Ericksen] -- Vividly showcasing diverse voices and experiences, this book illuminates an all-too-common experience by exploring how women respond to a diagnosis of breast cancer.

Taking Charge of Breast Cancer; Julia Ericksen ; Book; Published by: University of California Press; View contents.

View Citation; summary. Vividly showcasing diverse voices and experiences, this book illuminates an all-too-common experience by exploring how women respond to a diagnosis of breast cancer. Drawing from interviews in which Cited by: 8. Writing a book about women’s experiences with breast cancer allowed me to come to terms with my own diagnosis in December Like many of those I interviewed, I had not seen breast cancer on my horizon.

"Taking Charge of Breast Cancer incorporates many components of the experience of breast cancer, from personal illness to political economic factors.

Based on her very extensive data from interviews and content analysis, Ericksen's fine writing offers a powerful narrative approach that focuses on stages of awareness and action.

Taking Charge of Cancer is a different type of book for cancer patients—one that goes beyond the cancer information that is currently available, allowing you to truly take control of your cancer treatment. You’ll learn how to obtain and understand medical records, and why these records are critical to your care/5(15).

For a patient with cancer, the quality of their care can have a major impact on their chances of success. Taking Charge of Cancer is the first book focused on helping patients get top-notch cancer treatment.

Taking Charge With Metastatic Breast Cancer. Breast Cancer: Your Essential Reading List. joy of her final two years with metastatic breast cancer in this gorgeously written book, completed Author: Pamela Kaufman.

breast cancer,cancer that originates in the breast. Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in women (following lung cancer).

Although the vast majority of the cases occur in women, some men also get breast cancer. Taking Charge of Breast Cancer By Julia A. Ericksen University of California Press, Read preview. "Taking Charge of Breast Cancer incorporates many components of the experience of breast cancer, from personal illness to political economic factors.

Based on her very extensive data from interviews and content analysis, Ericksen's fine writing offers a powerful narrative approach that focuses on stages of awareness and action. In the process she eloquently addresses the Author: Julia Ericksen.

From the Introduction Busting Breast Cancer, Five Simple Steps to Keep Breast Cancer Out of Your Body, by Susan Wadia-Ells, PhD (forthcoming J ). Our Unnecessary Breast Cancer Epidemic. This is a book about women taking charge of our own ’s also a book that finally offers women a recipe for effective breast cancerthis is a book you.

Breast cancer is a type of cancer that starts in the breast. Cancer starts when cells begin to grow out of control. (To learn more about how cancers start and spread, see What Is Cancer?. Breast cancer cells usually form a tumor that can often be seen on an x-ray or felt as a lump.

Over the past decade, breast cancer advocates have encouraged women to learn about their disease and get involved in their treatment decisions.

Get this from a library. Winning the race: taking charge of breast cancer: my personal story and every woman's guide to wellness. [Nancy Brinker; Chriss Anne Winston]. The Breast Cancer Book is the book Val Sampson looked for in vain when she was first diagnosed with breast cancer.

It is an essential guide to dealing with diagnosis, treatment and life after breast cancer. To order a copy of "The Breast Cancer Book" visit To read an online version visit Google Books *This book may be out of. I'm Taking Charge. 23K likes. I’m Taking Charge provides women with a comprehensive source of information on breast reconstruction following a mastectomy or ers: 24K.

Risk Factors for Breast Cancer. AgeThe older you are, the greater your chance of getting breast cancer. Experts believe that one in eight women who live to age 80 will get the disease. About 77 percent of women are over age 50 at the time they are diagnosed with breast cancer; less than 1 percent are diagnosed in their 20s.

The American Cancer Society (ACS) is the biggest provider of free rides for cancer or visitand they can set you up with a volunteer driver in your area Author: Katherine Malmo. From this conversation came Taking Charge of Cancer, a book that gives individuals the ability to prepare a 'cancer checklist' and set a plan in motion for recovery.Fenbendazole is an antiparasitic drug commonly used to treat parasites (heart worm in dogs and other parasites in humans).

There is some promising evidence in studies with mice and rats re: enhancing the effectiveness of chemo in treating breast cancer. There are currently no clinical trials with humans.Taking charge of breast cancer / Julia A.

Ericksen. p. cm. breast cancer experience, Rose Kushner, was diagnosed in June Kushner was a pioneer in insisting that she not be subjected to the then Rollin’s book about her bout with breast cancer, First You Cry.