The Resource Breast cancer, Dedria Bryfonski, book editor

Breast cancer, Dedria Bryfonski, book editor

Label
Breast cancer
Title
Breast cancer
Statement of responsibility
Dedria Bryfonski, book editor
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Despite the advances that have been made in treating and detecting breast cancer, it remains the second deadliest cancer for women, behind lung cancer. In Breast Cancer, this volume in Opposing Viewpoints Series, physicians, researchers, commenters, and journalists offer varying opinions on the issues surrounding the disease. -- Provided by publisher, taken from introduction of volume, page 17
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
616.99/449
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RC280 .B8
LC item number
B6642 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
WP 870
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Bryfonski, Dedria
Series statement
Opposing viewpoints series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Breast
  • Breast
  • Breast
  • Breast
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Breast cancer, Dedria Bryfonski, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Chapter 1. Do Annual Mammograms Save Lives? -- About that study that says mammograms don't save lives... what you need to know (Robin Hilmantel) -- A controversial new study says mammograms don't save lives. Should we believe it? (Jonathan Cohn) -- The risk of breast cancer from radiation is slight -- (Kathleen Doheny) -- Early detection does not save lives (Karuna Jaggar). - - - - -
  • Chapter 2. Does Preventive Mastectomy Save Lives? -- Double mastectomy improves survival rates over single mastectomy (Shalmali Pal) -- Double mastectomy does not improve survival rates over single mastectomy (Lisa Newman) -- More women opting for preventive mastectomy... but should they be? (Maggie Fox and JoNel Aleccia) -- Many women cannot afford genetic testing for breast cancer (Colleen Joy McCullough) -- Most women who have a preventive mastectomy are happy with their choice (Rick Nauert) -- Women overestimate their breast cancer risk when choosing preventive mastectomy (Dana-Farber Cancer Institute). - - - - -
  • Chapter 3. Does Abortion Increase the Risk of Breast Cancer? -- Abortion increases breast cancer risk (Angela Lanfranchi) -- Faulty science is used to support link between abortion and breast cancer (Abby Ohlheiser) -- Faulty journalism denies the link between abortion and breast cancer (Joel Brind) -- Pro-choice activists cover up link between abortion and breast cancer (Mary L. Davenport) -- Anti-choice groups use flawed studies to establish a link between abortion and breast cancer (Joyce Arthur) -- Politics should be taken out of the abortion-breast cancer debate (David van Gend). - - - - -
  • Chapter 4. Has Breast Cancer Awareness Become Commercialized? -- Some businesses and nonprofits exploit breast cancer for profit (Lea Goldman) -- Businesses buy into breast cancer awareness (Jacob Kanclerz and Ben Sutherly) -- The Komen Foundation uses savvy marketing to fight breast cancer (Nancy Brinker, interviewed by Philanthropy Magazine) -- I will not be pinkwashed: Komen's race is for money, not the cure (Joseph Mercola)
Control code
ocn913829433
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
199 pages
Isbn
9780737775518
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2015025544
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
1 illustration
Stock number
1402358
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o913829433
  • (OCoLC)913829433
Label
Breast cancer, Dedria Bryfonski, book editor
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Chapter 1. Do Annual Mammograms Save Lives? -- About that study that says mammograms don't save lives... what you need to know (Robin Hilmantel) -- A controversial new study says mammograms don't save lives. Should we believe it? (Jonathan Cohn) -- The risk of breast cancer from radiation is slight -- (Kathleen Doheny) -- Early detection does not save lives (Karuna Jaggar). - - - - -
  • Chapter 2. Does Preventive Mastectomy Save Lives? -- Double mastectomy improves survival rates over single mastectomy (Shalmali Pal) -- Double mastectomy does not improve survival rates over single mastectomy (Lisa Newman) -- More women opting for preventive mastectomy... but should they be? (Maggie Fox and JoNel Aleccia) -- Many women cannot afford genetic testing for breast cancer (Colleen Joy McCullough) -- Most women who have a preventive mastectomy are happy with their choice (Rick Nauert) -- Women overestimate their breast cancer risk when choosing preventive mastectomy (Dana-Farber Cancer Institute). - - - - -
  • Chapter 3. Does Abortion Increase the Risk of Breast Cancer? -- Abortion increases breast cancer risk (Angela Lanfranchi) -- Faulty science is used to support link between abortion and breast cancer (Abby Ohlheiser) -- Faulty journalism denies the link between abortion and breast cancer (Joel Brind) -- Pro-choice activists cover up link between abortion and breast cancer (Mary L. Davenport) -- Anti-choice groups use flawed studies to establish a link between abortion and breast cancer (Joyce Arthur) -- Politics should be taken out of the abortion-breast cancer debate (David van Gend). - - - - -
  • Chapter 4. Has Breast Cancer Awareness Become Commercialized? -- Some businesses and nonprofits exploit breast cancer for profit (Lea Goldman) -- Businesses buy into breast cancer awareness (Jacob Kanclerz and Ben Sutherly) -- The Komen Foundation uses savvy marketing to fight breast cancer (Nancy Brinker, interviewed by Philanthropy Magazine) -- I will not be pinkwashed: Komen's race is for money, not the cure (Joseph Mercola)
Control code
ocn913829433
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
199 pages
Isbn
9780737775518
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2015025544
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
1 illustration
Stock number
1402358
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o913829433
  • (OCoLC)913829433

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