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Advocating for Yourself When You Have Cancer 

Advocating for Yourself When You Have Cancer 

Becoming an advocate for yourself when you have cancer can involve finding your emotional center, locating a support group that works for you, and becoming part of an online community. Here's how one woman with stage 4 ovarian cancer did it. Source: Advocating for...

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Can Cooling Caps Prevent Chemotherapy Hair Loss?

Can Cooling Caps Prevent Chemotherapy Hair Loss?

For years, people being treated for cancer had little recourse for hair loss but wigs. Now research shows that cooling caps can help minimize this side effect. Source: Can Cooling Caps Prevent Chemotherapy Hair Loss? | Everyday...

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Cost Can Influence Breast Cancer Surgery Choice 

Cost Can Influence Breast Cancer Surgery Choice 

For some women with breast cancer, cost influenced the type of surgery they choose to get to remove their tumors, a new study finds. However, very few women reported discussing the costs of care with their medical team. Source: Cost Can Influence Breast Cancer Surgery...

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USPSTF Advises Meds to Reduce Risk for Primary Breast Cancer

USPSTF Advises Meds to Reduce Risk for Primary Breast Cancer

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends that clinicians offer risk-reducing medications to women at increased risk for breast cancer and at low risk for adverse medication effects. Source: USPSTF Advises Meds to Reduce Risk for Primary Breast...

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How to Use Medical Marijuana for Relief of Cancer Symptoms 

How to Use Medical Marijuana for Relief of Cancer Symptoms 

Medical marijuana is believed to ease nausea, pain, loss of appetite, insomnia, and neuropathy related to cancer and cancer treatment. The catch: Not many doctors know how to "prescribe" it. Source: How to Use Medical Marijuana for Relief of Cancer Symptoms | Everyday...

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Complementary Therapies for Chemotherapy 

Complementary Therapies for Chemotherapy 

If you’re undergoing chemotherapy for cancer, you may want to add a complementary and alternative (CAM) therapy to your treatment regimen. Here’s what science says about the effectiveness of yoga, acupuncture, and more. Source: Complementary Therapies for Chemotherapy...

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Why I Had My Breasts and Fallopian Tubes Removed 

Why I Had My Breasts and Fallopian Tubes Removed 

When Nicole Garcia found out at age 27 that she carries a BRCA1 gene mutation, she knew she had to act preventatively to reduce her increased breast and ovarian cancer risk. Here’s how she took control of her health. Source: Wellness Warrior: Why I Had My Breasts and...

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Book Awards for The Thinking Woman's Guide to Breast Cancer

Listen to Dr. Janet Maker's
Interview with Melanie Young
of Fearless Fabulous You

June 27, 2018 on W4WN Network


Listen to Dr. Janet Maker's Interview with Dr. Drew
June 4, 2018 on 790 KABC

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Author: Janet Maker, Ph.D.
Publication Date: February, 2017
Distributor: Ingram
Trim: 6×9
Format: Hardcover, Paperback, eBook
ISBN (Hardcover) 978-0-9976619-0-3
ISBN (Paperback) 978-0-9976619-1-0
ISBN (eBook) 978-0-9976619-2-7
Published by Jane Thomas Press

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