A Patient's Guide to Cancer Care: Fighting Cancer Body, Mind & Spirit

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Lightbulb Press, Inc., Jan 1, 2003 - Cancer - 80 pages
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Contents

UNDERSTANDING YOUR DIAGNOSIS
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Treating the Whole Person 12 The Language of Cancer 8 Lives of a Cancer Cell 14 Preparing for Treatment
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Your Diagnosis
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CONVENTIONAL THERAPIES 16 Conventional Therapies 24 Advances in Radiation Therapy
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Surgery 26 Immunotherapy
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Chemotherapy 28 Stem Cell Transplant
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Radiation Therapy 30 Other Advances in Treatment
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Complementary Therapies 40 MindBody Medicine
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Food for Living
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Pain Management 56 Your Support Team
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Comparing Treatment Facilities 58 Making Financial Decisions
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Working with Your Doctors 60 For Primary Caregivers
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Paying for Treatment 62 For Supporters
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Your Rights as a Patient
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Glossary 74 Index
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Resources
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Naturopathic Medicine 42 Spirituality
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Naturopathic Treatments 44 Caring for Your Body
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