"Battling And Beating Cancer - The Cancer Survival Book "is an inspiring story of a couple fighting cancer together. It provides a poignant and enlightening look at cancer from the perspectives of patient and caregiver - covering the highs and lows from diagnosis, to surgery, to chemotherapy, to radiation, to follow-up, to fighting back for people impacted by cancer.Read more...
"Battling And Beating Cancer - The Cancer Survival Book "is an inspiring story of a couple fighting cancer together. It provides a poignant and enlightening look at cancer from the perspectives of patient and caregiver - covering the highs and lows from diagnosis, to surgery, to chemotherapy, to radiation, to follow-up, to fighting back for people impacted by cancer.
The book covers cancer survival from A to Z, including (1) the basics about cancer in general and blood cancers (lymphoma, leukemia, and myeloma) in particular; (2) selecting the best doctors and assembling your health care team; (3) understanding tests, diagnostic tools, and staging; (4) obtaining a prompt and proper diagnosis and getting second opinions; (5) taking advantage of conventional treatments, revolutionary treatments, and clinical trials; (6) selecting the most effective treatment for your cancer; (7) surviving your hospital stay; (8) understanding survival rates and making appropriate adjustments to put the odds in your favor; (9) developing a cancer warrior mentality; (10) dealing with fears, scanxiety, and thriving as a cancer survivor: (11) taking advantage of complementary and integrative therapies and a healthy lifestyle to help you beat cancer; (12) understanding the role of the immune system in beating cancer; (13) explaining why blood cancer research is the superhighway to curing cancer; and (14) setting out the authors national call to action to cure cancer through cancer education and awareness, patient advocacy, fundraising, organizing, cogent research, and public policy advocacy.
"Battling and Beating Cancer" is loaded with checklists, tips, and tools, including: a detailed list of questions to ask your doctors at each critical phase pointers doctors may forget to tell you a checklist of legal and insurance documents tips for dealing with common side effects of treatment a listing of organizations, websites, and resources available to help you get the support and information you need about your type of cancer and the treatments and clinical trials available to you. It also includes a patient s medical information workbook to help you record relevant information. You will want to bring the book with you so that you have important information at your finger tips.
The Foreword is written by leading hematologist-oncologist Stephanie A. Gregory, MD and transplant physician Henry C. Fung, MD, Rush University Medical Center. Aptly titled, this book is all about beating cancer."
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