The Resource Angela's decision : outsmarting my cancer genes and determining my fate, Angela Schmidt Fishbaugh

Angela's decision : outsmarting my cancer genes and determining my fate, Angela Schmidt Fishbaugh

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Angela's decision : outsmarting my cancer genes and determining my fate
Title
Angela's decision
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outsmarting my cancer genes and determining my fate
Statement of responsibility
Angela Schmidt Fishbaugh
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "One woman's brave journey to take action against her genetic predisposition to cancer. After a routine pap smear in 2009, Angela Schmidt Fishbaugh discovered that she had tested positive for BRCA1, a genetic trait that predisposed her to breast and ovarian cancer. After her initial shock-and subsequent to consulting with medical professionals, friends, and family-the proactive mother and teacher embarked on a mission to nip the issue at the bud. Written with unbridled candor and lively prose, Angela's Decision follows Angela Schmidt Fishbaugh's yearlong journey through a myriad of clinics, hospitals, and numerous operations. It is a story of struggle and trial, highlighting the challenges both she and her family faced in her crusade against her genetic condition, and the great courage she showed in ensuring the mistakes of her parents did not become her own. "--
  • "Written with unbridled candor and lively prose, Angela's Decision follows Angela's yearlong journey through a myriad of clinics, hospitals, and numerous operations. It is a story of struggle and trial, highlighting the challenges both she and her family faced in her crusade against her genetic predisposition to cancer, and the great courage she showed in ensuring that the mistakes of her parents did not become her own"--
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Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
616.99/449042
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
RC280.B8
LC item number
F563 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Angela's decision : outsmarting my cancer genes and determining my fate, Angela Schmidt Fishbaugh
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Angela's decision : outsmarting my cancer genes and determining my fate, Angela Schmidt Fishbaugh
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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ocn884814968
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Extent
xvii, 185 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781632204738
Lccn
2014039509
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
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  • (Sirsi) i9781632204738
  • (OCoLC)884814968

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