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At age 36, Julie Silver was enjoying an exciting career as a physician at the Harvard Medical School and a rewarding personal life as a mother, wife, and award-winning writer. But she had the sense that something was wrong. Two years and multiple doctors later, she was diagnosed with the breast cancer she had suspected all along and was catapulted into the role of cancer patient.
Written for consumers, patients, and families seeking reliable information about nutritional support for people with cancer, this comprehensive guide offers the latest information about using nutrition to optimal advantage during the cancer journey.
Long overdue. Clinicians don't always broach the topic of sexuality with patients. This book makes it abundantly clear that a discussion of sexuality with people who have cancer is vitally important . . . Easy to read and offer(s) straightforward, practical information that any clinician can use to help patients help themselves.--"Home Healthcare Nurse."
Cancer care today often provides state-of-the-science biomedical treatment but fails to address the psychological and social (psychosocial) problems associated with the illness. This failure can compromise the effectiveness of health care and thereby adversely affect the physical health of cancer patients.
The leading reference source for medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, internists, surgical oncologists, and others who treat cancer patients, this all-inclusive, multidisciplinary text covers the ever-widening sphere of current cancer knowledge and clinical practice.
The Sixth Edition of Cancer Nursing: Principles and Practice continues to present the most comprehensive information on oncology nursing from leading cancer nursing experts. The considerable progress in the science of oncology and oncology nursing has necessitated extensive revisions in this edition, which has been updated to include the latest developments in oncology nursing and cancer patient care.
Acclaimed by the worldwide medical community as the standard-setting oncology reference,Cancer: Principles and Practice of Oncologyis now in its Sixth Edition. This thoroughly revised and updated classic reflects the latest breakthroughs in every aspect of oncology, from molecular biology, to multimodality treatment, to new data on cancer prevention by drugs and diet.
A follow-up to her popular book, Woman Cancer Sex, this new book by Dr. Anne Katz explores how men are affected by a diagnosis of cancer and how they can seek help. Written for men and the women and men who love them and live with them through the cancer experience, Man Cancer Sex explores issues ranging from loss of libido to communication with a partner and problems and concerns in between.
This classic text offers a comprehensive, yet concise and manageable overview of oncology nursing. New to this edition, symptom management topics are now presented in a separate unit so you'll easily see how to effectively improve your patients' sense of wellbeing.
A practical and comprehensive guide to fostering behavioral and emotional health in cancer patients - from one of the worlds leading cancer treatment centers Reflecting the collective expertise of more than forty contributors, this manual addresses key psychological and behavioral issues that should be considered when treating cancer patients, including special populations such as children and the elderly.
Sexuality after a diagnosis of cancer is a real issue for women and their partners. In her new book, Woman Cancer Sex, Dr. Anne Katz explains the changes that many women with cancer experience and offers practical and compassionate advice on how to handle these changes.
Packed with practical, authoritative information designed to cover the full range of diagnostic procedures. The procedural video clips on the included CD-ROM, along with the small size and convenient format, make this an ideal purchase for diagnostic reference.
This book provides, in a single cohesive source, all the information a health care professional needs to diagnose and select appropriate treatments for the patient with pain associated with cancer.Cancer Pain: Assessment, Diagnosis, and Managementis clinically oriented and comprehensively addresses all the issues surrounding modern cancer pain management.
Based on current evidence in the literature, authors provide clinical, hands-on tools to help readers make informed decisions on what is needed to diagnose and stage colorectal cancer. Figures, tables, and boxes illustrate step-by-step care problems and solutions.
Like Berek and Hacker's previous four editions, this text discusses the application of basic and clinical science to the clinical practice of gynecologic oncology. This new edition adds color as well as a fully searchable Web site that includes an image bank.
Manual of Clinical Oncologyis a concise pocket manual that incorporates basic science, clinical findings, and available technology into the diagnosis and management of cancer. It focuses on information useful for participating in rounds and for making diagnostic and therapeutic decisions at the bedside of cancer patients.
Regarded as the premiere clinical reference in its field, Pain Management, 2nd Edition, edited by noted pain authority Dr. Steven Waldman, provides comprehensive, practical, highly visual guidance to help you effectively apply the most recent evidence-based advances in pain management.
The thoroughly updated Fifth Edition of this landmark work has been completely overhauled to better represent the rapidly changing field of radiation oncology. This edition has an updated interior design including full-color throughout, and a new corresponding Website featuring the fully searchable text, image bank, journal articles, and more.
Thoroughly updated for its Sixth Edition,Principles and Practice of Pediatric Oncologyprovides a comprehensive review of the multiple disciplines that make up the care and research agendas for children with cancer. It is the most comprehensive textbook of pediatric oncology ever put together, covering biology and genetics and detailing the diagnosis, multimodal treatment, and long-term management of patients with cancer.
Principles and Practice of Surgical Oncologyuniquely emphasizes a multidisciplinary, integrated approach to the treatment of solid tumors. It presents treatment strategies that combine surgery with preoperative or postoperative adjunctive chemotherapy, hormonal therapy, and/or radiation therapy to achieve optimal outcome.
Radiation Oncology: A Question-Based Review is a comprehensive active learning tool for medical students, residents, and junior attending physicians in radiation oncology. The first question-and-answer review book in this field, it will help professionals quickly and efficiently review specific topics in clinical radiation oncology. Organized in chapters and sections by site, the book covers in detail all the sites and cancer types currently treated with radiotherapy.
The Washington Manual® of Oncology, Second Editionpresents the latest, most authoritative cancer management recommendations in the famous fast-access Washington Manual; outline format. This edition has been reorganized into three major sections: principles of oncology, site-specific diseases, and supportive therapy.