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9780763774301

Johns Hopkins Patients' Guide to Cancer of the Stomach and Esophagus

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  • ISBN13:

    9780763774301

  • ISBN10:

    0763774308

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-08-20
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

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Johns Hopkins Patients' Guide to Stomach and Liver Cancer is a concise, easy-to-follow how to guide that puts you on a path to wellness by explaining stomach and liver 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 everyday 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.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. vii
Introduction: How to Use This Book to Your Benefitp. ix
First Steps-I've Been Diagnosed with Cancer of the Stomach or Esophagusp. 1
My Team-Meeting Your Treatment Teamp. 21
Taking Action-Comprehensive Treatment Considerationsp. 31
Be Prepared-The Side Effects of Treatmentp. 47
Straight Talk-Communication with Family, Friends, and Coworkersp. 63
Maintaining Balance-Work and Life During Treatmentp. 71
Surviving Cancer of the Stomach or Esophagus-Reengaging in Mind and Body Health After Treatmentp. 81
Managing Risk-What If My Cancer Comes Back?p. 91
My Cancer Isn't Curable-What Now?p. 95
Cancer of the Stomach and Esophagus in Older Adultsp. 99
Trusted Resources-Finding Additional Information About Cancer of the Stomach and Esophagus and Their Treatmentp. 115
Information About Johns Hopkinsp. 121
Further Readingp. 123
Glossaryp. 125
Indexp. 131
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