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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
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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
Informed decisions : the complete book of cancer diagnosis, treatment, and recovery, [edited by] Harmon J. Eyre, Dianne Partie Lange, and Lois B. Morris
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Informed decisions : the complete book of cancer diagnosis, treatment, and recovery, [edited by] Harmon J. Eyre, Dianne Partie Lange, and Lois B. Morris
Publication
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Includes index
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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) --
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26 cm.
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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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