100 Questions & Answers About Mesothelioma

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, Sep 29, 2009 - Medical - 148 pages
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Whether you’re a newly diagnosed Mesothelioma patient, a survivor,or a friend or relative of either, this book offers help. The only book to provide the doctor’s and patient’s views, 100 Questions & Answers About Mesothelioma, Third Edition gives you authoritative, practical answers to your questions about treatment options, post-treatment quality of life, sources of support, legal options, and much more. This outstanding team of authors -- led by a world-class lung disease expert -- provides an invaluable resource for anyone coping with the physical and emotional turmoil of this frightening disease.
 

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Contents

The Basics
1
Diagnosis
9
Coping
27
The Politics of Mesothelioma
33
Treatment
41
Decision Making
75
Side Effects of Therapy
89
Recurrence of the Disease
109
Sue Ventos Insights for Care Providers
115
The Unspeakable Which Must Be Spoken
121
The Information Card
127
The Telephone Tree
129
Glossary
131
Index
141
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