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- Be a Survivor: Your Guide to Breast Cancer Treatment
This book is designed to help the patient and her family participate in her treatment and recovery.

- Coping with Lymphedema
This book provides comprehensive, current information on breast cancer lymphedema and its treatment.

- Breast Cancer Husband : How to Help Your Wife (and Yourself) during Diagnosis, Treatment and Beyond (2004)
Silver, an editor at U.S. News & World Report, speaks encouragingly in this heartfelt, useful guide for men whose wives or girlfriends have been diagnosed with breast cancer, as was his wife, Marsha, in 2001.

- Dr. Susan Love's Breast Book (2000)
Dr. Susan Love's Breast Book has been considered the bible of breast-care books since it appeared in 1990. In 1995, Love completely updated the book in a 600-page second edition, including new biopsy and screening methods, implants, the pros and cons of hormone therapy, new discoveries in breast-cancer treatment, and many other topics.

- Why I Wore Lipstick : To My Mastectomy (2004)
Lucas was 27, happily working as a 20/20 producer, when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Suddenly, her world became a blur of appointments with surgeons and emotional breakdowns. Her book's catchy title belies its substantial content: this is an honest, perceptive memoir from a feisty survivor who's willing to discuss every detail, like getting sick in cabs during chemo treatments, baldness and sex.

- Body & Soul: The Courage and Beauty of Breast Cancer Survivors (2004)
Five of the women in this book did not live long enough to see its publication. Through its moving profiles and photographs, BODY & SOUL connects readers with seventy photos of women whose inner strength heightens their outer beauty.

- Breast Cancer Black Women

- Her-2: The Making of Herceptin, A Revolutionary Treatment for Breast Cancer
A detailed account of the creation of a new breast cancer drug and the women whose lives it is saving.

- Advanced Breast Cancer: A Guide to Living with Metastatic Disease
This book provides information on the realities of metastatic disease, while offering hope and comfort.

- Living Beyond Breast Cancer
A excellent book to help you understand and get through the tough issues you face after treatment, and into your future.

- Breast Cancer: The Complete Guide
A step-by-step guide that contains all the latest information women need to make truly informed decisions about the care that is right for them.

- Cancer in Two Voices
A book documents on the impact of Barbara's diagnosis, illness, and death on both, her and Sandra's lives.

- Helping Your Mate Face Breast Cancer: Tips for Becoming an Effective Support Person for the One You Love during the Breast Cancer Experience

- There's No Place Like Hope: A Guide to Beating Cancer in Mind-Sized Bites: A Book of Hope, Help, and Inspiration for Cancer Patients and their Families
Inspirational advice written by a 10 year cancer survivor (stage 4 breast cancer) who has "beaten the odds" herself.

- Celebrating Life: African American Women Speak Out About Breast Cancer
A book of inspirational words from an often-ignored group.

- Just Get Me Through This: The Practical Guide to Breast Cancer (2003)
It's hard to believe that a breast cancer guide can be fun, but breast cancer survivor Cohen and oncologist Gelfand have produced a book that combines medical information with the kind of warm, funny, rueful sharing a woman gets from a good talk with her girlfriends. The authors understand that surviving an illness as emotionally and physically traumatic as breast cancer requires help not only with big issues but also with apparently trivial ones.

- Victoria's Secret Catalog Never Stops Coming: And Other Lessons I Learned from Breast Cancer (2001)
Touching and courageous, The book blends the medical realities of breast cancer with the wise and thoughtful opinions of author Jennie Nash. Nash shares every step of her experience with breast cancer, from the first mammogram to the final reconstructive surgery, in a series of "lessons" that divide chapters into stories that are equally meaningful to survivors and their friends and families.

- The Breast Cancer Survival Manual, Third Edition : A Step-by-Step Guide for the Woman With Newly Diagnosed Breast Cancer (2003)
Upon hearing a diagnosis of breast cancer, many women feel devastated, confused, and totally alone. Link, a practicing internist and oncologist and founder/medical director of the Breast Center in Long Beach, CA, intends to provide the newly diagnosed woman with all the information she needs to make informed decisions about her care.

- What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Breast Cancer: How Hormone Balance Can Help Save Your Life (2003)
Drs. Lee and Zava explain the potentially life-saving facts, such as: likely sources for the increase in breast cancer, including environment, excessive estrogen, progesterone imbalance, and diet, and the dangers associated with traditional hormone replacement methods. Readers will learn strategies for lowering their risk and preventing this devastating disease through a revolutionary hormone balance program.

- Living Beyond Breast Cancer: A Survivor's Guide for When Treatment Ends and the Rest of Your Life Begins (1998)
Timed for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, this highly praised guide, now in trade paperback, "prepares the breast-cancer patient for any eventuality. Honest and extremely helpful" ("Harvard Women's Health Watch").

- Thriving After Breast Cancer : Essential Healing Exercises for Body and Mind (2002)
The months following breast cancer treatment can bring a difficult combination of emotional and physical challenges, including a decreased range of motion, pain, fatigue, and depression. But when Sherry Lebed Davis's mother was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1979, Davis and her two brothers, both physicians, created a special movement therapy program to speed their mother's healing. Spurring extraordinary success in her and many others, "Focus on Healing" soon became on of the first hospital-endorsed dance and exercise programs in the nation, a prescription that Davis came to appreciate even more when she herself became a breast-cancer survivor in 1996.

- Portraits of Hope: Conquering Breast Cancer: 52 Inspirational Stories of Strength (1998)
Scheduled for release during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, this set includes 52 portraits of notable women who have survived breast cancer plus an inspirational journal which readers can use to recount their own experiences. Book: 50 color photos.

- The Breast Health Cookbook: Fast and Simple Recipes to Reduce the Risk of Cancer (2001)
Dr Bob Arnot has found that the foods women eat can have a profound influence on whether or not they develop breast cancer. Drawing on Asian, New American and Mediterranean classics, bestselling author Dr Arnot (with the aid of expert nutritionists Rita Mitchell and Barbara Sutherland) has put together over 170 recipes with easy-to-prepare menus for every meal of the day. His menus are based on the incredibly varied, time-tested and delicious cuisines from other cultures where the incidence of substantially lower.


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