What To Do If You Get Colon Cancer: A Specialist Helps You Take Charge and Make Informed Choices

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Wiley, Jun 2, 1997 - Health & Fitness - 240 pages
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From initial diagnosis to the latest treatments, this encouraging, authoritative guide explores everything you need to know to make informed choices about colon cancer care. You'll learn how colon cancer develops, what to expect from diagnostic tests, and how to choose the best doctors and treatment centers. Here's invaluable information on:
  • Which treatment options work best for different phases of colon cancer
  • How to cope with physical and emotional side effects
  • Tips on resuming a healthy lifestyle
  • Related disorders such as Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis

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Contents

Under the Microscope
36
A Guide through the Digestive System
44
Treatment Center Support Services
50
Copyright

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About the author (1997)

PAUL MISKOVITZ, M.D., is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Cornell University Medical College, and an Associate Attending Physician at The New York Hospital. Dr. Miskovitz practices gastroenterology in New York City.

MARIAN BETANCOURT is the author of What to Do When Love Turns Violent, and coauthor of Chronic Illness and the Family and What to Do If You Get Breast Cancer. Ms. Betancourt lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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