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When cancer hits home : cancer treatment and prevention options for breast, colon, lung, prostate and other common types

Author: Patrick Maguire
Publisher: [Hilton Head Island, SC] : Coastal Carolina Publishing, LLC, [2010], ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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When Cancer Hits Home is the commonsense guide to common cancers. It fills the gap between the many survivor biographies and technical references in the marketplace today. Written by an oncologist who lost multiple family members to cancer, this inspirational guidebook informs and empowers in layman's terms, using minimal medical jargon. The author tackles controversial topics and gives the reader concise,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick Maguire
ISBN: 0615391117 9780615391113
OCLC Number: 724096908
Description: vii, 264 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Reduce your cancer risk --
Cancer treatment options for the 20 most common types.
Responsibility: Patrick Maguire, MD.

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When Cancer Hits Home is the commonsense guide to common cancers. It fills the gap between the many survivor biographies and technical references in the marketplace today. Written by an oncologist who lost multiple family members to cancer, this inspirational guidebook informs and empowers in layman's terms, using minimal medical jargon. The author tackles controversial topics and gives the reader concise, actionable, and up-to-date information on strategies for reducing cancer risk and options for treatment of the top twenty cancers in America. Touching patient stories accompany the description of each cancer type. Patients and their loved ones will find the book to be an invaluable resource for navigating these treacherous waters. -- Publisher's description.

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