ISBN : 9780190637033
Thinking Through Breast Cancer is a philosophical analysis of breast cancer inspired by the author's journey as a breast cancer patient. It sets out to show the relevancy of philosophical thinking in medicine today and shares advice about how to navigate the uncertainty of breast cancer diagnosis, treatment, and survival.
II. How is Breast Cancer Described?
III. How is Breast Cancer Explained?
IV.How is Breast Cancer Evaluated?
V. How is Breast Cancer a Social Phenomenon?
VI. What is the Relation among the Descriptive, Explanatory, Evaluative, and Social Dimensions of Breast Cancer?
VII. What Are the Ethical Implications of How Medicine Understands Breast Cancer?
VIII. Extended Musings
Glossary of Medical Terms
Glossary of Philosophical Terms