The Chemotherapy Survival Guide: Everything You Need to Know to Get Through Treatment
New Harbinger Publications, 2009 - Health & Fitness - 280 pages
When you're facing cancer treatment, it's easy to feel overwhelmed and alone. Between the hospital or clinic environment and the medical terminology used by doctors and health care professionals, you may feel as though you've entered a foreign country.
Written by two experienced oncology nurses, this compassionate and comprehensive guide explains in plain English everything you need to know about your treatment, including what you can expect at each stage of chemotherapy and what you can do to prevent or minimize side effects. Packed with practical suggestions, nutritional advice, relaxation skills, and other techniques to help strengthen your body and calm your mind, The Chemotherapy Survival Guide is a must-have resource for anyone navigating this difficult time.
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Review: The Chemotherapy Survival Guide: Everything You Need to Know to Get Through TreatmentUser Review - Linda - Goodreads
The book seems to tell it like it is. Good primer with lots of advice and tips. (2010) Read full review
Review: The Chemotherapy Survival Guide: Everything You Need to Know to Get Through TreatmentUser Review - Heather Roycroft - Goodreads
This is a very general overview, but helpful in the initial "what to expect" phase of cancer treatment. Read full review
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Understanding Blood Tests
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Effects of Treatment for Men Reproductive Options for
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Appetite Problems Heartburn
Cycles Recommendations for Digestive Difficulties
Mind and Body
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Imagery Mindfulness Progressive Muscle Relaxation
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