Supportive Cancer Care: The Complete Guide for Patients and Their Families

Front Cover
In 54 chapters, cancer care specialists Ernest and Isadora Rosenbaum, plus some 60 experts -- each a leading authority in his or her field -- answers every possible question concerning a patient's physical, psychological and spiritual needs. Over half of the book is devoted to the mind and body, covering such wide-ranging topics as treatment, the will to live, stress, depression, spirituality, nutrition, therapeutic massage and sexuality. Almost one-third of the book concerns itself with medical and social support services, including important financial aspects of cancer care. The book also covers death, bereavement and facing the future without a loved one.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

The Unwritten Contract
14
Current Credible and Comprehensive Cancer Information
15
Survivors Guide to Bone Marrow Transplantation 43
1
Copyright

49 other sections not shown

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2001)

Rosenbaum is an internist, oncologist and clinical professor of medicine at the University of California in San Francisco and voluntary clinical faculty at the Stanford University School of Medicine.

Rosenbaum is a medical assistant at the UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Bibliographic information