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A medical and spiritual guide to living with cancer : a complete handbook for patients and their families

Author: William A Fintel; Gerald R McDermott
Publisher: Dallas : Word Publishing, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Cancer - it's the diagnosis everyone dreads. If it strikes you or someone you care about, you need both sound medical information and support for coping with the gut-wrenching spiritual and emotional issues. You get both in this unique book, which combines hands-on experience of a medical cancer specialist and that of a theologian/professional counselor. The result is a readable, practical, all-in-one resource, an  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Popular works
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William A Fintel; Gerald R McDermott
ISBN: 0849935040 9780849935046
OCLC Number: 27172581
Description: 250 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: why this book? --
What is cancer? --
What causes cancer? --
Has it spread? How far? --
What kind of cancer is it? --
What can you do for me, Doc? --
What are my rights? --
How do I pay my bills? --
What about coffee enemas? --
Why? Why me, God? --
Is cancer part of God's plan? --
What to think when there are no answers --
How do I cope? --
Dare I hope for healing? --
Is there life after cancer? --
Appendix: for further help ...
Responsibility: William A. Fintel and Gerald R. McDermott.

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Cancer - it's the diagnosis everyone dreads. If it strikes you or someone you care about, you need both sound medical information and support for coping with the gut-wrenching spiritual and emotional issues. You get both in this unique book, which combines hands-on experience of a medical cancer specialist and that of a theologian/professional counselor. The result is a readable, practical, all-in-one resource, an invaluable source of facts, guidance, comfort and hope.

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