100 Questions & Answers About Kidney Cancer
Jones & Bartlett Learning, Oct 6, 2009 - Medical - 197 pages
Empower Yourself! There are approximately 37,000 cases of kidney (renal cell) cancer in the US each year. Whether you're a newly diagnosed cancer patient, a survivor, or loved one of someone suffering from kidney cancer, this book offers help. The only text available to provide both the doctor's and patient's views, 100 Questions & Answers About Kidney Cancer, provides practical, authoritative answers to 100 of the most common questions asked by cancer patients and survivors. Written with commentary from actual patients, this is an invaluable resource for anyone struggling with the medical, physical, and emotional turmoil of this disease.
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This book is really good and reading this has given me a lot of confidence and hope.I am thankful to the whole team for putting all their thoughts together and creating this book. Absolutely wonderful and very very informative.
Causes and Risk Factors for Kidney Cancer
Presentation and Evaluation
Staging of Renal Cell Carcinoma
Treatment Localized Disease
Treatment Locally Advanced Disease
Treatment Metastatic Disease
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