Cancer
100 Questions & Answers about Biliary Cancer
100 Questions & Answers about Biliary Cancer
1st Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 1284025373
100 Questions & Answers About Biliary Cancer provides authoritative and practical answers to the most common questions asked by patients and their loved ones. Providing both doctor and patient perspectives, this easy-to-read book is a comprehensive guide to the basics of biliary cancer, risk factors and prevention, diagnosis, treatment, survivorship, and life after diagnosis. Written by Dr. Ghassan Abou-Alfa, a board-certified medical oncologist who specializes in primary liver cancer (hepatocellular carcinoma), pancreas, gallbladder, and bile duct tumors, 100 Questions & Answers About Biliary Cancer is an invaluable resource for anyone interested in learning what to expect after being diagnosed with biliary cancer.
100 Questions & Answers About Breast Cancer
100 Questions & Answers About Breast Cancer
3rd Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 0763760072
Presents answers to questions about breast cancer, including the risk factors to watch out for, treatment options, and the emotional concerns and issues sufferers experience in their personal lives.
100 Questions & Answers About Leukemia
100 Questions & Answers About Leukemia
3rd Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 1449665837
EMPOWER YOURSELF! Whether you're a newly diagnosed patient, survivor, or a friend, relative or caregiver, 100 Questions & Answers About Leukemia offers support and guidance. Now in its third edition, 100 Questions & Answers About Leukemia continues the successful doctor-patient collaboration, providing authoritative, practical answers to your questions regarding diagnostic testing, treatment options, clinical trials and much more. Written by a leukemia survivor and a prominent physician specializing in treatment of leukemia, this book is an invaluable resource for anyone coping with the physical and emotional turmoil of this frightening disease.
100 Questions & Answers About Life After Cancer: A Survivor's Guide
100 Questions & Answers About Life After Cancer
A Survivor's Guide
1st Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 0763750697
Whether you're a survivor yourself, or a loved one of a survivor, this book offers help. The only text available to provide both the healthcare professional's and patient's views, 100 Questions & Answers About Life After Cancer: A Survivor's Guide gives you authoritative, practical answers to your questions. Written by experts in the field with insider advice from actual patients, this book is an invaluable resource.
100 Questions & Answers About Liver Cancer
100 Questions & Answers About Liver Cancer
3rd Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 1449622895
Now in it's Third Edition, Dx/Rx: Liver Cancer is a quick and practical reference guide containing all aspects of the diagnosis and therapy of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), prognostic and staging systems, clinical management, molecular biology, current controversies, and future insights. Organized into a condensed, bulleted format, this concise reference offers precise and up-to-date information on the epidemiology, classification, diagnosis, treatment, and risk factors for cancers of the liver. Presented in a handy, easy-to-read format, Dx/Rx: Liver Cancer is a must-have resource for oncologists, internists, primary care physicians, and other health care professionals on the ward or in the clinic.
100 Questions & Answers About Mesothelioma
100 Questions & Answers About Mesothelioma
Paperback      ISBN: 144968808x
Pass (thoracic oncology, New York U. Langone Medical Center) et al. answer questions patients, survivors, friends, and families of those with mesothelioma might have about the condition. They address what it is, its causes, risk factors, and prevention; diagnosis, symptoms, and finding doctors; psychosocial support, talking to family and children, and insurance and financial concerns; legal implications and rights; treatment, staging, survival rates, and palliative care; clinical trials, experimental and investigational treatments, and treatment plans; side effects of therapy, pain, and diet and exercise suggestions; recurrence; and caregiving and end-of-life issues. This edition has been updated to provide the doctor's and patient's views; it includes two authors whose family members have the disease. Annotation ©2012 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
100 Questions & Answers About Pancreatic Cancer
100 Questions & Answers About Pancreatic Cancer
2nd Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 0763760331
O'Reilly and Kelvin (both gastrointestinal oncology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York City) offer a guide for patients, families, and friends to the scary disease and the treatment for it. The questions are unevenly distributed across sections on the basics of the disease, diagnosis and staging, treatment, managing the treatment, changes cancer brings, and emotional and social concerns. A sampling of specific questions shows Does pancreatic cancer run in families? What is chemotherapy or systemic therapy? How do I decide whether I should use one of the complementary or alternative therapies that my family or friends are recommending? What does is mean that my doctor has suggested I discontinue active treatment because my disease is now advanced and can no longer be controlled? No date is noted for the first edition. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
100 Questions & Answers About Triple Negative Breast Cancer
100 Questions & Answers About Triple Negative Breast Cancer
1st Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 1449609309
Approximately 10-20% of breast cancer patients are diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer. 100 Questions & Answers About Triple Negative Breast Cancer provides authoritative and practical answers to the most common questions asked by patients and their loved ones. This easy-to-read book is a comprehensive guide to the basics of triple negative breast cancer, risk factors and prevention, diagnosis, treatment, survivorship, and life after diagnosis. Written by renowned medical experts on the topic, 100 Questions & Answers About Triple Negative Breast Cancer is an invaluable resource for anyone coping with the physical and emotional turmoil of this challenging type of breast cancer.
100 Questions & Answers About Uterine Cancer
100 Questions & Answers About Uterine Cancer
1st Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 0763776580
Whether you are a newly diagnosed uterine cancer patient, a survivor, or a friend or relative of either, this book offers help. 100 Questions and Answers About Uterine Cancer addresses the issues that are specific to the woman with uterine cancer. Written by two renowned gynecologic oncologists and including “insider
100 Questions and Answers About Myeloma
100 Questions and Answers About Myeloma
3rd Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 1449689310
Bashey (director of clinical research, Blood and Marrow Transplant Group of Georgia at Northside Hospital), Abonour (chief, Multiple Myeloma Program at the Indiana U. Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center), and Huston, a best-selling author diagnosed with myeloma, have created this book for patients with myeloma, their relatives and friends. The book answers one hundred questions within seven parts: the basics, diagnosing and staging, treatment options, side effects and complications of treatment, stem cell transplantation, if treatment fails, and advocacy and support. The appendix provides information and resources. The book includes a glossary. Annotation ©2013 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)