"Helping Your Mate Face Breast Cancer"
Tips for becoming an effective support partner.
Author: Judy C. Kneece, RN, OCN
A breast cancer support partner's guide to understanding:
-the emotional response of mates, children, and themselves
-how to promote the physical and emotional recovery of a mate
-how to tell the children
-surgical and treatment options to be considered
-how to recognize side effects of treatment and understand their management
-how to effectively communicate during a crisis
-inspirational and emotional support
-new focus group data on sexuality changes after breast cancer treatment
-over 45 illustrations, comparison charts and graphs
-resources, recommended reading and a full glossary