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Provides information that answers the questions about cancer. This book features integrative and complementary therapies, including faith and prayer, and medical advice on nutritional and other health-building lifestyle changes.
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Titel: Facing Cancer: A Complete Guide for People with Cancer, Their Families, and Caregivers
Autor/en: Theodore Stern, Mikkael Sekeres

ISBN: 0071414916
EAN: 9780071414913
Sprache: Englisch.
MCGRAW HILL BOOK CO

Dezember 2003 - kartoniert - 450 Seiten

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Provides information that answers the questions about cancer. This book features integrative and complementary therapies, including faith and prayer, and medical advice on nutritional and other health-building lifestyle changes.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Ch 1 What Is Cancer?


Ch 2 Hearing the News: Reactions to Receiving the Diagnosis of Cancer


Ch 3 The Different Types of Cancer


Ch 4 Delivering the News


Ch 5 Early Detection of Cancer: The Implication of Screening Tests


Ch 6 Epidemiology of Cancer: You are not Alone


Ch 7 The Impact of Cancer on the Family


Ch 8 Genetic Risk for Cancer


Ch 9 The Meaning of Cancer to Children


Ch 10 Helping Children Cope with a Parent's Cancer


Ch 11 Staging and Diagnosis


Ch 12 Information Resources


Ch 13 Lifestyle Modifications


Ch 14 Chemotherapy


Ch 15 Cognitive Impairment Associated with Cancer and its Treatment


Ch 16 Radiation Therapy


Ch 17 The Use of Medications to Alter Mood and Behavior Associated with Cancer


Ch 18 New Therapies and Protocols


Ch 19 Psychological Interventions and Support Groups


Ch 20 Bone Marrow Transplantation


Ch 21 Alternative and Complementary Therapies


Ch 22 The Management of Pain


Ch 23 The Role of Faith in the Lives of People with Cancer


Ch 24 Fertility and Cancer


Ch 25 Depression and Anxiety Associated with Cancer


Ch 26 Multidisciplinary Care


Ch 27 Stress Reactions in Caregivers


Ch 28 The Portrayal of Cancer by the Media


Ch 29 Living Wills and Health Care Proxies


Ch 30 Treatment Decisions at the End of Life


Ch 31 Palliative Care and Hospice


Ch 32 Rational Suicide and Euthanasia


Ch 33 Grief and Bereavement


Portrait

ABOUT THE AUTHORS Theodore A. Stern, M.D., is Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and Chief of the Avery D. Weisman Psychiatry Consultation Service at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. Board certified in psychiatry and neurology, Dr. Stern is the author or co-author of more than 200 scientific articles and book chapters and 10 books, including The Massachusetts General Hospital Guide to Primary Care Psychiatry. Mikkael A. Sekeres, M.D., M.S., is a staff oncologist at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Assistant Professor of Medicine at The Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University, and a former Clinical Fellow at Harvard Medical School. A leading oncologist, Dr. Sekeres has written on topics in oncology for both the medical professional as well as the general public. His work has been published in both scientific and nonscientific journals.
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