100 Questions & Answers About Leukemia
EMPOWER YOURSELF! Whether you're a newly diagnosed patient, survivor, or a friend, relative or caregiver, 100 Questions & Answers About Leukemia offers support and guidance. Now in its third edition, 100 Questions & Answers About Leukemia continues the successful doctor-patient collaboration, providing authoritative, practical answers to your questions regarding diagnostic testing, treatment options, clinical trials and much more. Written by a leukemia survivor and a prominent physician specializing in treatment of leukemia, this book is an invaluable resource for anyone coping with the physical and emotional turmoil of this frightening disease.
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