100 Questions & Answers about Cancer Symptoms and Cancer Treatment Side Effects
Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2005 - Family & Relationships - 228 pages
Whether You'Re A Newly Diagnosed 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 View, 100 Questions & Answers About Cancer Symptoms And Cancer Treatment Side Effects Gives You Authoritative, Practical Answers To Your Questions About Cancer And Coping With Its Symptoms. The Book, Which Includes Comments From Actual Cancer Patients, Provides Invaluable Information On The Best Treatment For Relieving Pain, Nausea, Fatigue, Anemia, Skin Problems, The Value Of Complementary And Alternative Medicine, And Much More. Written By Cancer Care Professionals And Patients, This Book Is A Unique Resource For Anyone Coping With The Physical And Emotional Turmoil Of Cancer.
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Part2 Getting Information and Making Decisions
Part3 Comfort Activity and Sleep
Blood Counts and Skin Problems
Problems with Breathing Nutrition Digestion
Appearance and Sexual Issues
Neurologic Problems Fluid Retention
Other HealthRelated Issues
Emotional and Social Concerns
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