100 Questions & Answers about Brain Tumors

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Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Aug 15, 2010 - Medical - 284 pages
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Whether you re a newly diagnosed brain tumor patient, a survivor, or a friend or relative of either, this book offers help. Completely revised and updated, 100 Questions & Answers About Brain Tumors, Second Edition gives you authoritative, practical answers to your questions about treatment options, post-treatment quality of life, sources of support, and much more. The authors, a brain tumor survivor teamed with a neuro-oncologist specializing in brain tumors, provide a comprehensive, step-by-step discussion of what you can expect in the diagnosis and treatment of brain tumors, while providing a real-life understanding of what these steps might mean for your day-to-day life. This book is an invaluable resource for anyone coping with the physical and emotional turmoil of this frightening disease."
 

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Contents

Preface
Foreword
Introduction
PART ONEThe Basics
PART TWODiagnosis and Pathology
PART THREENeuroimaging
PART FOURNeurosurgery
PART FIVERadiation Therapy
Index
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D
E
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PART SIXChemotherapy and Other Drug Therapy
PART SEVENClinical Trials for Brain Tumor Patients
PART EIGHTComplications of Brain Tumors and Their Treatment
PART NINEMedications Used in Brain Tumor Treatment
PART TENLiving with a Brain Tumor
PART ELEVENTaking Control of Your Future
APPENDIX
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