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Breast Cancer Survivorship Care
A Resource for Nurses

Author(s): Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS, Administrative Director, University Distinguished Service Assistant Professor of Breast Cancer, Associate Professor, Departments of Surgery, Gynecology, & Obstetrics, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins Avon Foundation Breast Center - Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
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  • ISBN-13: 9780763784966
  • ISBN-10:0763784966
  • Paperback    226 pages      © 2011
Price: $46.95 US List
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Written by nationally-renowned nursing expert, Lillie Shockney, Breast Cancer Survivorship Care: A Resource for Nurses is an essential guide for nurses providing care to breast cancer survivors and those interested in joining the burgeoning field of cancer survivorship care. Concise, informative, insightful, this one-of-a-kind text gives nurses the information they need to provide optimal care to breast cancer patients and survivors. Topics include understanding the psychological needs of patients, empowering them to conqueror fears and pursue healthy lifestyles that can help reduce risk of cancer recurrence, information on potential drug interactions for patients undergoing long-term hormonal therapy, and techniques for recognizing and dealing with cancer symptoms.  Featuring up-to-date clinical information and answers to frequently asked questions, Breast Cancer Survivorship Care: A Resource for Nurses has the tools oncology nurses need to become effective cancer survivor caregivers!

Preface  
Introduction  
Chapter 1  Psycho-Oncology of Breast Cancerā€”Progressing into Survivorship
Chapter 2  Long Term Follow Up of Breast Cancer Survivors
Chapter 3  Management of Long Term Side Effects
Chapter 4  Promoting Compliance with Breast Health Care
Chapter 5  Hormonal Therapy and Pharmacogenetics
Chapter 6  A Practical Approach to Assessing High Risk Women
Chapter 7  Benign Breast Disease
Chapter 8  Diagnostic Evaluation/Image Guided Biopsies
Chapter 9  The Management of Recurrent and Metastatic Breast Cancer
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Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS-Administrative Director, University Distinguished Service Assistant Professor of Breast Cancer, Associate Professor, Departments of Surgery, Gynecology, & Obstetrics, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins Avon Foundation Breast Center - Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Lillie Shockney is an oncology nurse, two time breast cancer survivor, Administrative Director of the Johns Hopkins Avon Foundation Breast Center, and Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery at Johns Hopkins University's School of Medicine. Her nursing career has heavily focused on the care of cancer patients. She also has a background in performance improvement and quality of care measurement. Her educational background includes earning an RN diploma degree, BS in Health Care Administration and a Masters degree in Administrative Science from Johns Hopkins University. She is a published author and national speaker on breast cancer. She is the recipient of many national awards including the Impact Award from the National Consortium of the Breast Centers, the Excellence in Breast Cancer Education Award from the Oncology Nursing Society, the Internet Health Hero award from Intel, the Lane Adams Award from the American Cancer Society, and the Komen Foundation’s Professor of Survivorship Award, along with many others. She is known for inspiring patients, health care professionals with her words of wisdom and wit and believes it is her mission to make the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer the least physically and emotionally traumatic she can, until there is a cure. Having experienced breast cancer personally and taken care of thousands of women with the disease, she is recognized as an expert. She also serves as the Ask an Expert on Breast Cancer for Johns Hopkins, Yahoo.com, and several other organizations.