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Author Anstett, Patricia, 1947- author.

Title Breast cancer surgery and reconstruction : what's right for you / Patricia Anstett ; with photography by Kathleen Galligan.

Publication Info. Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2016]

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Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  616.994 ANSTETT    Check Shelf
 Bristol, Main Library - Non Fiction  616.9944 ANSTETT    Check Shelf
 Bristol, Manross Branch - Non Fiction  616.9944 ANSTETT    Check Shelf
 Canton Public Library - Adult Department  616.9944 ANSTETT    Check Shelf
 Cromwell-Belden Public Library - Adult Department  616.9944 ANS    Check Shelf
 East Hartford, Raymond Library - Adult Department  616.9944 ANSTETT    Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Adult Department  618.19 ANSTETT    Check Shelf
 Granby, Main Library - Adult  616.9944 ANS    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  616.994 ANSTETT    Check Shelf
 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Nonfiction  616.994 ANSTETT    Check Shelf

Description ix, 229 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-224) and index.
Contents Modern breast surgery and reconstruction -- Making the decision -- Mastectomy: what to expect -- A veteran's story: lumpectomy -- Reconstruction with tissue -- Medical destinations -- Silicone implants -- Saline implants -- Flat or one-breasted -- Uneven results -- Delayed reconstruction -- The nipple: the ultimate challenge -- Revisionists -- Sex and intimacy -- Lymphedema -- Arab culture -- Money and insurance -- Clothing and breast forms -- Doctor selection issues -- Previvors -- Family -- Pregnancy -- Wrapping it up.
Summary "Breast Cancer Surgery and Reconstruction offers a glimpse into the big picture of the various stages and types of breast reconstruction using stories and photos of real women. It offers a true picture of what breast reconstruction entails, and offers hope to those facing it. This is a book to help women with a variety of issues surrounding their choices, with powerful insights from women who have been there,"--Amazon.com.
Subject Breast -- Cancer -- Surgery -- Anecdotes.
Mammaplasty -- Anecdotes.
Surgery, Plastic -- Anecdotes.
Breast -- Cancer -- Treatment -- Anecdotes.
Breast Neoplasms -- surgery.
Mammaplasty.
Breast -- Cancer -- Treatment. (OCoLC)fst00838313
Breast -- Surgery. (OCoLC)fst00838345
Surgery, Plastic. (OCoLC)fst01139417
Added Author Galligan, Kathleen, photographer.
ISBN 9781442242623 (hardcover) (alkaline paper)
1442242620 (hardcover) (alkaline paper)
9781442242630
9780810895690 (paperback)
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