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eBook Cancer Survivorship Sourcebook, 2nd Edition

  • Keith Jones
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  • ISBN-10: 0780815505
  • ISBN-13: 9780780815506
  • DDC: 362.19699
  • 600 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released April 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017
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Overview

This updated second edition provides information for cancer patients and their family members, friends, and caregivers. It includes tips for researching specific types of cancer, treatment advances, and clinical trials, and it offers suggestions for coping with the side effects and complications of cancer treatments. Facts about emotional, cognitive, and mental health issues in cancer care are included, and a special section focuses on the challenges of maintaining wellness during and after cancer treatment. A glossary of cancer care terms is also provided, along with a directory of resources for cancer patients and information about financial assistance for cancer care.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Preface.
If Your Doctor Says It's Cancer.
1: Finding a Cancer Doctor.
2: Getting a Second Opinion.
3: Cancer Screening.
4: Tests Used to Diagnose and Monitor Cancer.
5: Understanding Your Cancer Diagnosis.
Making Treatment and Cancer Care Decisions.
6: Learning about Your Cancer and Treatment Choices.
7: Understanding Cancer Prognosis.
8: Using Trusted Resources for Decision Making.
9: Types of Cancer Treatment.
10: Understanding Cancer Medications.
11: Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) in Cancer Care.
12: Palliative Care.
13: Hospice Care.
14: Transitional Care Planning.
Clinical Trials and Cancer Research Updates.
15: Should You Take Part in a Clinical Trial?.
16: Joining a Cancer Clinical Trial.
17: Bioinformatics and Cancer.
18: Cancer Vaccines.
19: Drug May Reduce Treatment-Related Joint Pain for Some Breast Cancer Survivors.
20: Better Care for Children with Cancer Linked to Longer Lifespans.
21: Advancements in Stem Cell Transplant.
22: Cancer Genomics.
23: Missed Radiation Therapy Sessions Increase Risk of Cancer Recurrence.
24: Nanotechnology in Cancer Research.
25: Nanoparticle That Mimics Salmonella Counteracts Chemotherapy Resistance.
26: Inherited Mutations in DNA-Repair Genes Found in Advanced Prostate Cancers.
27: Trials Produce Practice-Changing Results for Brain Cancer.
28: Study Forecasts “Silver Tsunami” of Cancer Survivors.
Coping with Side Effects and Complications of Cancer Treatment.
29: Nausea and Vomiting.
30: Appetite Loss and Nutrition Therapy.
31: Gastrointestinal Complications of Cancer Treatment.
32: Oral Complications of Cancer Treatment.
33: Hair Loss (Alopecia).
34: Nervous System Disturbances.
35: Cancer-Related Fatigue.
36: Cancer Pain.
37: Sexuality and Reproductive Concerns Related to Cancer Treatment.
38: Hot Flashes and Night Sweats.
39: Pruritus (Itching).
40: Lymphedema.
41: Infection and Neutropenia.
42: Sleep Disorders.
43: Urinary and Bladder Problems.
44: Late Effects of Treatment for Childhood Cancer.
Emotional, Cognitive, and Mental Health Issues in Cancer Care.
45: Dealing with Self-Image and Sexuality.
46: Spirituality in Cancer Care.
47: Family Issues after Treatment.
48: Delirium.
49: Cancer Survivors: Physical and Mental Health Concerns.
50: Depression in Cancer Patients.
51: Anxiety Disorders and Distress in Cancer Patients.
52: Cancer-Related Posttraumatic Stress (PTS).
Maintaining Wellness during and after Cancer Treatment.
53: Nutrition in Cancer Care.
54: Physical Activity for Cancer Survivors.
55: The Effect of Smoking on Cancer Recurrence.
56: Learning to Relax.
57: What Is Normal after Cancer Treatment?.
58: Cancer Survivorship: Follow-Up Care.
59: Recurrent Cancer: When Cancer Comes Back.
Information for Friends, Family Members, and Caregivers.
60: When Someone You Love Has Been Treated for Cancer.
61: When Your Child Has Cancer.
62: When Your Parent Has Cancer.
63: When Your Brother or Sister Has Cancer.
64: Additional Help and Information.
65: A Glossary of Cancer Care Terms.
66: Terms to Help You Understand Your Medical Bill and Health Insurance.
67: Resources for Cancer Patients.
68: The National Cancer Institute Cancer Centers Program.
69: Financial Assistance for Cancer Care.
Index.
Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Preface.
If Your Doctor Says It's Cancer.
1: Finding a Cancer Doctor.
2: Getting a Second Opinion.
3: Cancer Screening.
4: Tests Used to Diagnose and Monitor Cancer.
5: Understanding Your Cancer Diagnosis.
Making Treatment and Cancer Care Decisions.
6: Learning about Your Cancer and Treatment Choices.
7: Understanding Cancer Prognosis.
8: Using Trusted Resources for Decision Making.
9: Types of Cancer Treatment.
10: Understanding Cancer Medications.
11: Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) in Cancer Care.
12: Palliative Care.
13: Hospice Care.
14: Transitional Care Planning.
Clinical Trials and Cancer Research Updates.
15: Should You Take Part in a Clinical Trial?.
16: Joining a Cancer Clinical Trial.
17: Bioinformatics and Cancer.
18: Cancer Vaccines.
19: Drug May Reduce Treatment-Related Joint Pain for Some Breast Cancer Survivors.
20: Better Care for Children with Cancer Linked to Longer Lifespans.
21: Advancements in Stem Cell Transplant.
22: Cancer Genomics.
23: Missed Radiation Therapy Sessions Increase Risk of Cancer Recurrence.
24: Nanotechnology in Cancer Research.
25: Nanoparticle That Mimics Salmonella Counteracts Chemotherapy Resistance.
26: Inherited Mutations in DNA-Repair Genes Found in Advanced Prostate Cancers.
27: Trials Produce Practice-Changing Results for Brain Cancer.
28: Study Forecasts “Silver Tsunami” of Cancer Survivors.
Coping with Side Effects and Complications of Cancer Treatment.
29: Nausea and Vomiting.
30: Appetite Loss and Nutrition Therapy.
31: Gastrointestinal Complications of Cancer Treatment.
32: Oral Complications of Cancer Treatment.
33: Hair Loss (Alopecia).
34: Nervous System Disturbances.
35: Cancer-Related Fatigue.
36: Cancer Pain.
37: Sexuality and Reproductive Concerns Related to Cancer Treatment.
38: Hot Flashes and Night Sweats.
39: Pruritus (Itching).
40: Lymphedema.
41: Infection and Neutropenia.
42: Sleep Disorders.
43: Urinary and Bladder Problems.
44: Late Effects of Treatment for Childhood Cancer.
Emotional, Cognitive, and Mental Health Issues in Cancer Care.
45: Dealing with Self-Image and Sexuality.
46: Spirituality in Cancer Care.
47: Family Issues after Treatment.
48: Delirium.
49: Cancer Survivors: Physical and Mental Health Concerns.
50: Depression in Cancer Patients.
51: Anxiety Disorders and Distress in Cancer Patients.
52: Cancer-Related Posttraumatic Stress (PTS).
Maintaining Wellness during and after Cancer Treatment.
53: Nutrition in Cancer Care.
54: Physical Activity for Cancer Survivors.
55: The Effect of Smoking on Cancer Recurrence.
56: Learning to Relax.
57: What Is Normal after Cancer Treatment?.
58: Cancer Survivorship: Follow-Up Care.
59: Recurrent Cancer: When Cancer Comes Back.
Information for Friends, Family Members, and Caregivers.
60: When Someone You Love Has Been Treated for Cancer.
61: When Your Child Has Cancer.
62: When Your Parent Has Cancer.
63: When Your Brother or Sister Has Cancer.
64: Additional Help and Information.
65: A Glossary of Cancer Care Terms.
66: Terms to Help You Understand Your Medical Bill and Health Insurance.
67: Resources for Cancer Patients.
68: The National Cancer Institute Cancer Centers Program.
69: Financial Assistance for Cancer Care.
Index.