The Breast Cancer Digest. A Guide to Medical Care, Emotional Support, Educational Programs and Resources. By the Office of Cancer Communications, National Cancer Institute. pages. Association of Community Cancer Centers, 1979. Available without charge from Robert W. Denniston, National Cancer Institute, Bldg 31, Rm 4B39, Bethesda, MD 20205.

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Designed to provide “a comprehensive review of every aspect of breast cancer—medical, psychological, and educational,” this is not a source for detailed clinical material on breast neoplasms, but a resource for information on all facets of the problem. Particularly helpful are the lists for support services, both medical and financial, and, for the patient, the glossary of technical terms she is likely to encounter in dealing with her problem. There is a wealth of practical information, such as the fact that the cost of a prosthesis may be bourne by hospital insurance. Most important is the emphasis placed on the

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