The New Generation Breast Cancer Book: How to Navigate Your Diagnosis and Treatment Options-And Remain Optimistic-In an Age of Information Overload

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Product Details

Price
$20.00
Publisher
Ballantine Books
Publish Date
Pages
320
Dimensions
6.0 X 9.1 X 0.8 inches | 0.9 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781101883150

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About the Author

Elisa Port, MD, is chief of breast surgery at Mount Sinai Medical Center and director of the Dubin Breast Center, a state-of-the-art breast center in Manhattan that opened in April 2011. She sees and consults with approximately two thousand patients and performs between four hundred to five hundred surgeries a year. Regularly quoted in the print and electronic media--including NPR, The New York Times, New York Daily News, Martha Stewart radio, Vogue, Businessweek, and Redbook--Dr. Port has also appeared on Today, The Early Show, ABC World News Tonight, Fox News, and NBC news. She lives in Manhattan with her husband and their two children.

Reviews

"One book you need . . . If you're considering your options for treatment or know someone who is, this step-by-step guide, The New Generation Breast Cancer Book, is essential reading."--InStyle

"Elisa Port, M.D., is the doctor every patient deserves: brilliant and compassionate. Her book will be a sanity saver and, quite possibly, a life saver."--Geralyn Lucas, author of Why I Wore Lipstick to My Mastectomy

"As up-to-date as one can get, with lots to offer people facing a cancer diagnosis or hoping to support someone with the disease."--Library Journal (starred review)

"The New Generation Breast Cancer Book helps you sort through all the information you've gathered, clarify the terminology, consider the options, and make the right decisions for your unique case."--Edie Falco

"A lifeline for many women in need of today's most up-to-date choices for treatment . . . Everyone should read this book for themselves, their mothers, grandmothers, daughters, and friends."--Kara DioGuardi, Grammy-nominated songwriter, music executive, and Arthouse Entertainment co-founder

"The book is teeming with easy-to-understand medical explanations, tips, takeaways, and pro-and-con discussions of various courses of action. Port also includes two extremely useful appendices that respectively take on common myths and answer questions frequently asked by friends and family. This is a vital read that will empower men and women alike."--Publishers Weekly