Nursing Care of Women with Cancer

Tumor, Node, Metastasis (TNM) staging system, 39–41, 66t Tumors, primary, in staging of lung cancer, 40t Turcot's ... 401 Unmarried and unpartnered women and cancer, 426-428 Upper extremity lymphedema, 219–220 V Vaccines, 8–9 HPV, ...

Author: Karen Hassey Dow

Publisher: Mosby

ISBN: UOM:39015064137451

Category: Medical

Page: 582

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Nursing Care of Women with Cancer includes comprehensive coverage of the treatment needs and effects of different types of cancer on diverse female populations - including women of childbearing age and minorities - in all phases of clinical trials. It includes 6 key sections: Global Perspectives, Major Cancers, Physical and Psychosocial Response, Maintaining Health, Social and Family Issues, and Culturally and Ethnically Diverse Women. This is an ideal resource for any nurse caring for women with cancer. Written by leading experts in the field Covers the most common female cancers in detail: lung; breast; cervical; ovarian; endometrial, vulvar, vaginal, and other gynecological; colorectal cancers; and Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma. Each chapter provides information on the various stages, from prevention through advanced disease. A unique section on physical and psychosocial response includes topics such as osteoporosis and cancer; lymphedema; aches, pain, and neuropathy; chronic wounds; anxiety and depression; body image and sexual functioning; fatigue; and nutrition. Includes an entire chapter on complementary and alternative therapies. Contains chapters on spouse and family considerations, and work considerations. An entire section on culturally and ethnically diverse women includes chapters on hidden populations (lesbian, unmarried/unpartnered, and older women), African-American, Asian, American Indian and Alaskan Native, Latino, and rural women. An appendix features commonly used medications for women with cancer, assessment tools, and other resources.

The Health Consequences of Smoking for Women

Considerable evidence has also shown that cigarette smoking is a significant cause — for women and men — of cancer of the larynx, oral cavity, esophagus, urinary bladder, kidney, and pancreas. Much of this information has been ...

Author: United States. Office on Smoking and Health


ISBN: MINN:31951D01279612N

Category: Girls

Page: 359

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Bulletin of the American Cancer Society

Cancer Prevention Clinics by ELISE S. L'ESPERANCE, M.D.** ♢Address delivered before the Queens County Medical Society, New York, April 27, 1943. tReprinted through the courtesy of "The Medical Woman's Journal.



ISBN: NWU:35558002525133



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Women s Primary Health Care

bone mass and, 141 cardiovascular disease and, 75, 105, 115, 142, 677 cessation of, 105–110 “4 A” intervention plan for, 105–108 bupropion for, 108, 677 lack of social support for, 109 lung cancer risks after, 728 nicotine replacement ...

Author: Vicki L. Seltzer

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

ISBN: UOM:39015050736845

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 1216

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With contributions by more than 70 leading authorities on women's health! Addresses the range of health issues encountered by women throughout their lives! WOMEN'S PRIMARY HEALTH CARE, 2nd Edition takes you beyond traditional obstetric and gynecologic medicine to update you on the complete health care needs of women of all ages. For office-based OB/GYNs looking to expand their practice into primary and preventive health care, this informative resource serves as an ideal reference. Covers what you must know about ambulatory health care for women. This meticulously revised edition offers thoughtful, balanced coverage on all aspects of care, including prevention; varying health care needs at different stages of women's lives; reproductive health and disorders of the reproductive system; general health; psychiatric and psychosocial issues, and common office diagnostic procedures. Throughout the text, the emphasis is on the role of physicians as educators and promoters of women's wellness. New and revised chapters alert you to vital issues in women's health care. In every chapter of WOMEN'S PRIMARY HEALTH CARE, 2nd Edition, you'll find updated and revised coverage, to keep you informed of important trends and developments. What's more, these all-new chapters address some of the most recent concerns and procedures relating to women's health today: *Alternative Medicine *Patient Education in the Office *Treatment of Obesity *Alcohol and Drug Use in Women *Flexible Sigmoidoscopy *Role of Fine Needle Aspiration in Clinical Practice *Sexuality *Lactation *Genetic Testing Plus, an expanded color plate section now offers double the amount of full-colorillustrations! New ophthalmology and simple pathology illustrations enhance recognition and speed diagnosis of common disorders. With its unique focus on ambulatory women's health care and its comprehensive coverage of all facets of women's health, WOMEN'S PRIMARY HEALTH CARE, 2nd Edition, is essential reading for OB/GYNs who will be or have become primary care providers to their patients. Send now and put this helpful resource to work in your practice!

Cancer Medicine 6

paring 2.5 mg daily, 0.5 mg daily and aminoglutethimide in postmenopausal women with advanced breast cancer. Letrozole International Trial Group (AR/BC3). Ann Oncol 1998;9:639-45. Jonat W. Howell A, Blomqvist C, et al.

Author: Donald W. Kufe

Publisher: B.C. Decker

ISBN: CHI:64090353

Category: CD-ROMs

Page: 2699

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Accompanying CD-ROM contains complete text and full color illustrations.

Breast Cancer

Changes in U.S. female breast cancer incidence and mortality rates between 1973 and 1995, by race. (From Ries LAG, Kosary CL, Hankey BF, Miller BA, Edwards BK, eds. SEER Cancer Statistics Review, 1973–1995. National Cancer Institute ...

Author: Daniel F. Roses

Publisher: W B Saunders Company

ISBN: UOM:39015046499748

Category: Medical

Page: 688

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This practical book is designed to provide all members of the health care team with a comprehensive understanding of breast disease. A unique question and answer format explores every topic from molecular biology through diagnosis, therapy, and rehabilitation. Chapter subheadings take the form of questions, with the text directed at answering these critical questions. Questions take the form of chapter subheadings, with the text directed at answering these critical questions. Contributing authors developed their questions with the needs of colleagues, patients, and family members in mind to help enhance communication among the entire clinical team. Coverage includes oncogenesis diagnosis (including molecular diagnostic techniques), pathology, surgery, chemotherapy, radiation, and more. An abundance of tables and illustrations provides statistical support and clarify important content.

Cancer Incidence in Five Continents

The percentage of histologically verified stomach cancers was 67.8 per cent in men and 57.2 per cent in women, and colon cancers 70.6 per cent in men and 75.0 per cent in women. Malignant tumours of respiratory system.

Author: Richard Doll


ISBN: CHI:11772824

Category: Cancer


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Corrections to / computational errors in v.1 listed in: v.2, p. 388; "Errors in v.2" listed in : v. 3, p. 558.

Women s Health

Couto, Richard, C. S. Schott, and N. R. Boyd 1994 “Socioeconomic status and cancer. ... Farley, T. A., and J. T. Flannery 1989 “Late stage diagnosis of breast cancer in women of lower SES: public health implication.

Author: Sheryl Burt Ruzek

Publisher: Women & Health C&s Perspective

ISBN: UOM:39076001779623

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 689

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How well do national agendas address all women's health care priorities? What are the implications for social action? Particular attention is paid in this collection of essays to how race, class, gender, and culture shape and in turn are shaped by treatment options and health care for certain subpopulations among Native American, Latina, Asian American, and African American women. Discussions of reproductive health, mental health, violence, and the treatment of stigmatized women raise perplexing issues about choice, chance, and social change.

Estrogen and Breast Cancer

... of its potential carcinogenicity 1950: The incidence of breast cancer in the United States is 65 cases for every 100,000 women An American woman's lifetime risk of breast cancer is 1-in-15 1951: Birth control pioneer Margaret Sanger ...

Author: Carol Ann Rinzler

Publisher: MacMillan Publishing Company

ISBN: UOM:39076001296966

Category: Medical

Page: 233

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Through extensive research and interviews with physicians, a medical writer concludes that the use of estrogen through estrogen replacement therapy and birth control pills may be linked to breast cancer. By the author of The Children's Medicine Chest.

Congressional Serial Set

THE BREAST AND CERVICAL CANCER ACT OF 1993 Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among American women — approximately one in eight women will develop the disease in her lifetime. It is the number one cause of death of ...



ISBN: STANFORD:36105005968768

Category: United States


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