100 Questions & Answers About Liver Cancer

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, Oct 6, 2009 - Medical - 138 pages
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EMPOWER YOURSELF! Whether you're a newly diagnosed liver 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 Liver 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 a medical oncologist and a gastrointestinal surgeon, with actual patient commentary, this book is an invaluable resource for anyone coping with the physical and emotional turmoil of this frightening disease.
 

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Contents

The Basics
1
Risk Factors
7
Screening
19
Diagnosis and Staging
25
Coping with the Diagnosis
35
Treatment
43
CancerRelated Practical Issues
95
CirrhosisRelated Practical Issues
105
Social and EndofLife Issues
113
Glossary
123
Index
131
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