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The Resource Informed decisions : the complete book of cancer diagnosis, treatment, and recovery, [edited by] Harmon J. Eyre, Dianne Partie Lange, and Lois B. Morris

Informed decisions : the complete book of cancer diagnosis, treatment, and recovery, [edited by] Harmon J. Eyre, Dianne Partie Lange, and Lois B. Morris

Label
Informed decisions : the complete book of cancer diagnosis, treatment, and recovery
Title
Informed decisions
Title remainder
the complete book of cancer diagnosis, treatment, and recovery
Statement of responsibility
[edited by] Harmon J. Eyre, Dianne Partie Lange, and Lois B. Morris
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
Dewey number
616.99/4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RC262
LC item number
.I4985 2001
Literary form
non fiction
NLM call number
QZ 201
NLM item number
I43 2001
Label
Informed decisions : the complete book of cancer diagnosis, treatment, and recovery, [edited by] Harmon J. Eyre, Dianne Partie Lange, and Lois B. Morris
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
  • Childhood cancers (Childhood leukemia, Osteosarcoma, Ewing's family of tumors -- Brain and spinal cord tumors in children, Neuroblastoma, Retinoblastoma, Rhabdomyosarcoma, Wilms' tumor) -- Digestive tract (Esophagus, stomach, colon and rectum, liver, gallbladder) -- Endocrine (Thyroid. pancreas) -- Eye -- Female reproductive tract (Vagina, Vulva, Cervix, Uterus, Ovary) -- Head and neck (Larynx, oral cavity, salivary gland) -- Lung -- Male reproductive tract (Testes, Prostrate, Penis) -- Skin (Melanoma, Nonmelanoma) -- Urinary tract (Kidney, bladder)
  • Is it cancer? (Cancer basics -- Cancer causes and risks -- Signs and symptoms -- Detecting cancer early -- Diagnostic tests) -- When the diagnosis is cancer. (Cancer care : a team approach -- Getting a second opinion -- Your support network) -- Treatment strategies. (Principles of treatment -- Surgery -- Radiation therapy -- Chemotherapy -- Biological therapies -- Stem cell transplants -- Combination treatments -- Investigational treatments -- Complementary and alternative therapies) -- Living with cancer. (Food and nutrition -- Physical activity -- Body image and self-esteem -- Sexuality -- Managing disabilities and limitations --
  • The pain challenge -- Fatigue -- Cancer emergencies -- Coping with your cancer -- Coping with stress, fear, anxiety, and depression -- Issues for families and friends -- The financial costs) -- Advancing illness. (Metastasis and recurrence -- Care at the end of life) -- Overview of specific cancers. How to use this overview -- Aids-related cancers (Kaposi's Sarcoma, Lymphomas, precancerous changes and invasive Cervical cancer, Anal cancer) -- Blood and lymph (Acute leukemia, chronic leukemia, Hodgkin's Disease, Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Multiple Myeloma) -- Bone and connective tissue (Bone, Kaposi's Sarcoma) -- Breast -- Central nervous system (Brain and spinal cord) --
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
vi, 768 p.
Isbn
9780944235270
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2001001880
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
ocm46678573
Label
Informed decisions : the complete book of cancer diagnosis, treatment, and recovery, [edited by] Harmon J. Eyre, Dianne Partie Lange, and Lois B. Morris
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
  • Childhood cancers (Childhood leukemia, Osteosarcoma, Ewing's family of tumors -- Brain and spinal cord tumors in children, Neuroblastoma, Retinoblastoma, Rhabdomyosarcoma, Wilms' tumor) -- Digestive tract (Esophagus, stomach, colon and rectum, liver, gallbladder) -- Endocrine (Thyroid. pancreas) -- Eye -- Female reproductive tract (Vagina, Vulva, Cervix, Uterus, Ovary) -- Head and neck (Larynx, oral cavity, salivary gland) -- Lung -- Male reproductive tract (Testes, Prostrate, Penis) -- Skin (Melanoma, Nonmelanoma) -- Urinary tract (Kidney, bladder)
  • Is it cancer? (Cancer basics -- Cancer causes and risks -- Signs and symptoms -- Detecting cancer early -- Diagnostic tests) -- When the diagnosis is cancer. (Cancer care : a team approach -- Getting a second opinion -- Your support network) -- Treatment strategies. (Principles of treatment -- Surgery -- Radiation therapy -- Chemotherapy -- Biological therapies -- Stem cell transplants -- Combination treatments -- Investigational treatments -- Complementary and alternative therapies) -- Living with cancer. (Food and nutrition -- Physical activity -- Body image and self-esteem -- Sexuality -- Managing disabilities and limitations --
  • The pain challenge -- Fatigue -- Cancer emergencies -- Coping with your cancer -- Coping with stress, fear, anxiety, and depression -- Issues for families and friends -- The financial costs) -- Advancing illness. (Metastasis and recurrence -- Care at the end of life) -- Overview of specific cancers. How to use this overview -- Aids-related cancers (Kaposi's Sarcoma, Lymphomas, precancerous changes and invasive Cervical cancer, Anal cancer) -- Blood and lymph (Acute leukemia, chronic leukemia, Hodgkin's Disease, Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Multiple Myeloma) -- Bone and connective tissue (Bone, Kaposi's Sarcoma) -- Breast -- Central nervous system (Brain and spinal cord) --
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
vi, 768 p.
Isbn
9780944235270
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2001001880
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
ocm46678573

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