100 Questions & Answers About Esophageal Cancer

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, Sep 29, 2009 - Medical - 185 pages
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EMPOWER YOURSELF! Whether you’re a newly diagnosed esophageal cancer patient, a survivor, or a friend or relative of either, this book offers help. The only text to provide the doctor’s and patient’s views, 100 Questions & Answers About Esophageal Cancer, Second Edition gives you authoritative, practical answers to your questions about treatment options, post-treatment quality of life, sources of support, and much more. Written by two oncology nurses and a gastric surgeon, with extensive commentary from an esophageal cancer survivor, this book is an invaluable resource for anyone coping with the physical and emotional turmoil of this frightening disease.
 

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Contents

Risk and Prevention
9
Diagnosis and Staging
29
Coping with the Diagnosis
41
Treatment Options
69
Living with Esophageal Cancer
131
If Treatment Fails Advocacy and Support
159
Appendix
167
Glossary
171
Index
177
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