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Overcome the challenges of cancer care : how to avoid pitfalls on the path to healing

Author: Stephen A Rosenberg
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2020]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A friendly, easy-to-read guide for cancer patients and their loved ones when dealing with a cancer diagnosis. This book will help patients, loved ones, friends and family recognize the pitfalls of a cancer diagnosis and how to avoid them to get the best care possible during their cancer journey"--
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Rosenberg, Stephen A.
Overcome the challenges of cancer care.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2020]
(DLC) 2019051826
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen A Rosenberg
ISBN: 9781538134221 1538134225
OCLC Number: 1122451911
Description: x, 169 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Cancer 101 --
The biology of cancer --
How cancer is diagnosed --
The emotional toll of cancer --
Deciding on goals and treatment --
Surgery --
Chemotherapy --
Radiation therapy --
The future of cancer care : immunotherapy, the gray zone, and clinical trials --
Integrative medicine : caring for the whole person --
Palliative care and hospice : increasing comfort --
Lifestyle changes to improve quality of life and outcomes --
Tips for significant others --
Survivorship --
Healthcare providers entering oncology --
Closing comments --
Breast cancer : 10 questions to ask --
Prostate cancer : 10 questions to ask --
Colorectal cancer : 10 questions to ask --
Lung cancer : 10 questions to ask --
The ten common mistakes patients make.
Responsibility: Stephen Rosenberg.

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