Guide to Breast Care for Oncology Nurses

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A diagnosis of breast cancer can shake a person to the core. With the overwhelming litany of tests, treatment options, and decisions, patients need knowledgeable, skilled professionals to guide them along the trajectory of care. Taking a holistic approach to the entire breast care experience, Guide to Breast Care for Oncology Nurses offers nurses comprehensive information on breast cancer care, including

  • Risk assessment
  • Imaging 
  • Staging
  • Treatment modalities
  • Side effect management
  • Survivorship care

In addition, this book features chapters providing in-depth information on comprehensive breast centers and navigation programs. Guide to Breast Care for Oncology Nurses is an essential resource for nurses new to the care of patients with breast cancer as well as for experienced nurses preparing for the breast care certification examination and administrators looking to develop breast care programs.

Member Price: $74.00Nonmember Price: $120.00
Published By: 
Oncology Nursing Society
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Front Matter - 0671

This section contains the front matter, including a list of the contributors, the table of contents, and the book's introduction.

Chapter 1 - Comprehensive Breast Centers

Joanne Lester
Heidi Basinger
Chapter 1 examines issues surrounding comprehensive breast centers, including the fundamental components, development, and measures of an accredited breast center.

Chapter 3 - Breast Imaging

Lusine Tumyan
Chapter 3 provides information on aspects of breast imaging, including mammography, breast MRI, ultrasound, and emerging breast imaging techniques.