100 Questions & Answers About Ovarian Cancer

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Jones & Bartlett Publishers, 2006 - Medical - 165 pages
Whether you’re a newly diagnosed ovarian cancer patient, a survivor, or a friend or relative of either, this book offers help. Completely updated, the new second edition of 100 Questions & Answers About Ovarian Cancer 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 gynecologic oncologist and a gynecologic 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 Diagnosis and Staging of Ovarian Cancer
11
Treatment of Ovarian Cancer
31
Coping with TreatmentRelated Side Effects
69
Symptom Management
85
Relapse
91
If Treatment Fails
109
Prevention Screening and Advocacy
117
Appendix
129
Glossary
149
Index
155
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Director of Women's Cancers, Lifespan Cancer Institute, Director of Medical Oncology, Rhode Island Hospital, Professor of Medicine, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

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