Cancer survivorship sourcebook: basic consumer health information about the physical, educational, emotional, social, and financial needs of cancer patients from diagnosis, through cancer treatment, and beyond, including facts about researching specific types of cancer and learning about clinical trials and treatment options, and featuring tips for coping with the side effects of cancer treatments and adjusting to life after cancer treatment concludes ; along with suggestions for caregivers, friends, and family members of cancer patients, a glossary of cancer care terms, and directories of related resources

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Omnigraphics,
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[2017]
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English
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This plain-language resource for patients, families, friends, and caregivers contains documents and excerpts from publications issued by US government agencies. The first part of the book deals with basics such as finding a doctor, cancer screening, tests, and understanding the diagnosis. Part 2 gives information for making treatment and health care decisions, covering understanding prognosis, types of treatment, medications, and complementary and alternative care. Later sections cover clinical trials, side effects and complications, emotional and mental health issues, and maintaining wellness during and after treatment. One section is devoted specifically to info for friends, family, and caregivers. The book also contains a cancer care glossary, health insurance terms, a directory of resources, and sources for financial assistance. Annotation ©2017 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
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title_displayCancer survivorship sourcebook : basic consumer health information about the physical, educational, emotional, social, and financial needs of cancer patients from diagnosis, through cancer treatment, and beyond, including facts about researching specific types of cancer and learning about clinical trials and treatment options, and featuring tips for coping with the side effects of cancer treatments and adjusting to life after cancer treatment concludes ; along with suggestions for caregivers, friends, and family members of cancer patients, a glossary of cancer care terms, and directories of related resources
title_fullCancer survivorship sourcebook : basic consumer health information about the physical, educational, emotional, social, and financial needs of cancer patients from diagnosis, through cancer treatment, and beyond, including facts about researching specific types of cancer and learning about clinical trials and treatment options, and featuring tips for coping with the side effects of cancer treatments and adjusting to life after cancer treatment concludes ; along with suggestions for caregivers, friends, and family members of cancer patients, a glossary of cancer care terms, and directories of related resources
title_shortCancer survivorship sourcebook
title_subbasic consumer health information about the physical, educational, emotional, social, and financial needs of cancer patients from diagnosis, through cancer treatment, and beyond, including facts about researching specific types of cancer and learning about clinical trials and treatment options, and featuring tips for coping with the side effects of cancer treatments and adjusting to life after cancer treatment concludes ; along with suggestions for caregivers, friends, and family members of cancer patients, a glossary of cancer care terms, and directories of related resources