664 books for genre «Cancer»

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Starting with the basics, and advancing to detailed patient-­oriented and physician-­quality information, this comprehensive in-­depth compilation gives empowered patients, families, caregivers, nurses, and physicians the knowledge they need to understand the diagnosis and treatment of eye melanoma.

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Authoritative information and practical advice from the nation's cancer experts about hypopharyngeal cancer includes official medical data on signs, symptoms, early detection, diagnostic testing, risk factors and prevention, treatment options, surgery, radiation, drugs, chemotherapy, staging, biology, prognosis, and survival, with a complete glossary of technical medical terms and current references. Starting with the basics, and advancing to detailed patient-­oriented and physician-­quality information, this comprehensive in-­depth compilation gives empowered patients, families, caregivers, nurses, and physicians the knowledge they need to understand the diagnosis and treatment of hypopharyngeal cancer. Comprehensive data on clinical trials related to hypopharyngeal cancer is included - - with information on intervention, sponsor, gender, age group, trial phase, number of enrolled patients, funding source, study type, study design, NCT identification number and other IDs, first . . .

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Susan Conley, her husband, and their two young sons say good-­bye to their friends, family, and house in Maine for a two-­year stint in a high-­rise apartment in Beijing, prepared to embrace the inevitable onslaught of new experiences that such a move entails. But Susan can’t predict just how much their lives will change. While her husband is consumed with his job, Susan works on finishing her novel and confronting the challenges of day-­to-­day life in an utterly foreign country: determining the proper way to buy apples at a Chinese megamarket; bribing her little boys to ride the school bus; fielding invitations to mysterious “sweater parties” and tracking down the faux-­purse empire of the infamous Bag Lady; and getting stuck in an elevator, unable to call for help in Mandarin. Despite the distractions, there are many occasions for joy. From road trips to the Great Wall and bartering for a “starter Buddha” at the raucous flea market to lighting fireworks in the streets for the . . .

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provides a road map of how to reclaim your life from this day forward, with ways to reenvision everything—from relationships with friends and family to the way you see yourself. As Alice Hoffman says, “In many ways I wrote to remind myself of the beauty of life, something that’s all too easy to overlook during the crisis of illness or loss. I forgot that our lives are made up of equal parts of sorrow and joy, and that it is impossible to have one without the other. I wrote to remind myself that despite everything that was happening to me, there were still choices I could make.­” Wise, gentle, and wry, Alice Hoffman teaches all of us how to choose what matters most.

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A valuable reference tool for new social workers and experienced social workers new to the oncology field, this book is rich with information about the emotional and social impact of cancer on children, adults, and their families. It discusses the range of social work interventions applied in cancer care, as well as the professional issues that arise, and it includes the latest information about diagnosis, treatment, and the resources and support services available. Intended to provide an overview of the field of oncology social work, this guide serves as a foundation on which to begin oncology practice.

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Optimal nutrition works synergistically with modern oncology procedures and can dramatically improve the quality and quantity of life for cancer patients. Nutrition helps to harness the incredible healing power of nature and science, with the results being a healthy human body that is self-­regulating and self-­repairing.

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Transplant Handbook for Patients describes what will happen on a day-­by-­day basis. Written from a patient’s point of view, the author provides solutions and first-­hand knowledge that could only come from a successful author who has undergone this amazing medical experience.

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Authoritative information and practical advice from the nation's cancer experts about childhood Non-­Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL), including B-­cell (Burkitt), diffuse large B-­cell, lymphoblastic lymphoma, and anaplastic large cell lymphoma.

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Bill Potter is a steely-­eyed killer. At least he thinks he is. But when a disease, which normally strikes small children in sub-­Saharan Africa, stops the retired Army Infantryman in his combat boots, he discovers what bravery, love, and fighting are really all about. The Long Walk is the devastatingly honest and sarcastic journey of a self-­confessed manly man through the hell of Lymphoma. Full of helpful advice, shade tree science, funny stories, and a bedside seat to a life and death pitched battle, The Long Walk is an essential cancer primer for patient, family, and health care professional. This e-­book is Bill Potter’s true trek captured from his blog where he introduces readers to his wife, two staff Teddy Bears, exploding (yes there are explosions) catheters, and a bevy of dedicated nurses who save his life. Along the way he learns the valuable lessons he didn’t know were hidden in the disease.

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Books for genre Cancer