The Black Woman's Breast Cancer Survival Guide

The Black Woman's Breast Cancer Survival Guide

Understanding and Healing in the Face of A Nationwide Crisis

Book - 2017
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Breast cancer is reaching epidemic levels, especially among Black women. This survival guide provides tools that women--Black women in particular--can use to identify and combat this all-too-common threat.

* Speaks from the perspective of a Black woman who has had breast cancer and is also an academic who researched breast cancer

* Provides current information and practical advice for beating breast cancer

* Explains tests and treatment options

* Includes information on research studies and outcomes for Black women with breast cancer

* Explores why Black women are more likely than women of any other race or ethnicity to develop aggressive and fast-growing breast tumors during their childbearing years

Publisher: Santa Barbara, California :, Praeger, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC,, [2017]
ISBN: 9781440856082
Call Number: 616.9944 H7282b
Characteristics: xiii, 203 pages ; 24 cm


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