100 Questions & Answers About Lung Cancer

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, Sep 29, 2009 - Medical - 239 pages
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EMPOWER YOURSELF! No one with lung cancer needs to be alone in their fight against this disease. 100 Questions & Answers About Lung Cancer, Second Edition enables patients and their families to seek our the best treatment possible for early detection of lung cancer. Providing both the doctorís and patientís point of view, this book is a complete guide to understanding treatment options, post-treatment quality of life, sources of support, and much more. Through 100 Questions & Answers About Lung Cancer, Second Edition, expert authors use their experiences with patients to provide support and hope to the tens of thousands of people coping with this disease
  

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Contents

The Basics
1
Diagnosis and Staging
11
Ive Just Been Diagnosed with Lung CancerNow What?
25
Coping with Your Diagnosis
41
What Types of Treatments Are Available for Lung Cancer?
61
How will my doctor decide which treatment is best for me?
97
Side Effects of Chemotherapy
127
Coping with Symptoms of Lung Cancer
145
Living with Lung Cancer
161
If Treatment Fails
175
Prevention Screening and Advocacy
185
Where Can I Find More Information?
195
Glossary
217
Index
227
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