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Fighting cancer with knowledge and hope : a guide for patients, families, and health care providers

Author: Richard C Frank
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, 2013.
Series: Yale University Press health & wellness.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"Anyone who is diagnosed with cancer receives a frightening blow, and in many cases the diagnosis is accompanied by a bewildering array of treatment choices. In this invaluable book, a compassionate and knowledgeable physician explains what cancer is, which factors determine a patient's prognosis, how cancer treatments work to eradicate cancer, why they sometimes fail, and what patients can do to optimize their own
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Frank, Richard C., 1963-
Fighting cancer with knowledge and hope.
New Haven : Yale University Press, 2013
(DLC) 2012050119
(OCoLC)824670860
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard C Frank
ISBN: 9780300190939 030019093X
OCLC Number: 851089424
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 306 pages) : illustrations.
Series Title: Yale University Press health & wellness.
Responsibility: Richard C. Frank, MD ; illustrations by Gale V. Parsons.

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"A book that will provide confidence and direction to people with cancer and their loved ones."-Diane Blum, CEO of the Lymphoma Research Foundation and Editor in Chief of Cancer.net -- Diane Blum Read more...

 
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