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The chemotherapy & radiation therapy survival guide

Author: Judith McKay; Nancee Hirano
Publisher: Oakland, CA : New Harbinger Publications, 1998. ©1998
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Answers questions often asked by cancer patients, discussing chemotherapy and radiation treatments, side effects, the need for emotional support, and handling stress.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judith McKay; Nancee Hirano
ISBN: 1572240709 9781572240704
OCLC Number: 38501560
Notes: Prev. ed. published with title: The chemotherapy survival guide.
Description: x, 226 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: What is chemotherapy? --
What is radiation therapy? / Myles E. Lampenfeld --
Understanding blood tests --
The IV experience --
Coping with nausea --
Coping with other digestion problems --
Maintaining good nutrition / Barbara Yost --
Coping with hair loss and skin changes --
Coping with fatigue --
Sexuality and fertility --
Bone marrow and stem-cell transplant --
Mind and body / Burton A. Presburg. --
Relaxation and stress reduction --
Scripts for the relaxation and visualization tapes / Harriet Sanders.
Other Titles: Chemotherapy and radiation therapy survival guide
Responsibility: Judith McKay, Nancee Hirano.

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Written by experienced chemotherapy and oncology nurses, this book explains how chemotherapy and radiation therapy works, and provides practical suggestions to prevent, minimize or cope with the side  Read more...

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