Johns Hopkins Patients' Guide to Lung Cancer

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, Oct 22, 2010 - Health & Fitness - 174 pages
Johns Hopkins Patients' Guide to Lung Cancer is a concise, easy-to-follow “how to” guide that puts you on the path to wellness by explaining lung cancer treatment from start to finish. It guides you through the overwhelming maze of treatment decisions, simplifies the complicated schedule that lies ahead, and performs the task of putting together your plan of care in layman's terms. Empower yourself with accurate, understandable information that will give you the ability to confidently participate in the decision making about your care and treatment.
 

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Contents

CHAPTER 1 FIRST STEPSI VE BEEN DIAGNOSED WITH LUNG CANCER
1
CHAPTER 2 MY TEAMMEETING YOUR TREATMENT TEAM
11
CHAPTER 3 TAKING ACTIONCOMPREHENSIVE TREATMENT CONSIDERATIONS
23
CHAPTER 4 BE PREPAREDTHE SIDE EFFECTS OF TREATMENT
63
CHAPTER 5 STRAIGHT TALKCOMMUNICATION WITH FAMILY FRIENDS AND COWORKERS
79
CHAPTER 6 MAINTAINING BALANCEWORK AND LIFE DURING TREATMENT
91
CHAPTER 7 SURVIVING LUNG CANCERREENGAGING IN MIND AND BODY HEALTH AFTER TREATMENT
99
CHAPTER 8 MANAGING RISKWHAT IF MY CANCER COMES BACK?
111
CHAPTER 9 MY CANCER ISNT CURABLEWHAT NOW?
121
CHAPTER 10 LUNG CANCER IN OLDER ADULTS
131
CHAPTER 11 TRUSTED RESOURCESFINDING ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT LUNG CANCER AND ITS TREATMENT
147
INFORMATION ABOUT JOHNS HOPKINS
155
FURTHER READING
157
GLOSSARY
159
INDEX
169
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