Half Title Page.
Table of Contents.
1: If Your Doctor Says It Is Cancer.
2: Finding a Cancer Doctor.
3: Getting a Second Opinion.
4: Cancer Screening.
5: Tests Used to Diagnose and Monitor Cancer.
6: Understanding Your Cancer Diagnosis.
7: Making Treatment and Cancer Care Decisions.
8: Learning about Your Cancer and Treatment Choices.
9: Understanding Prognosis and Cancer Statistics.
10: Using Trusted Resources for Information.
11: Types of Cancer Treatment.
12: Understanding Cancer Medications.
13: Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Cancer Care.
14: Palliative Care.
15: Hospice Care.
16: Transitional Care Planning.
17: Clinical Trials and Cancer Research Updates.
18: Should You Take Part in a Clinical Trial?.
19: How to Find a Clinical Trial.
20: Access to Investigational Drugs.
21: Impact of NCI-Sponsored Trials on Clinical Cancer Care.
22: Bioinformatics, Big Data, and Cancer.
23: Cancer Vaccines.
24: Harnessing T-Cell “Stemness” Could Enhance Cancer Immunotherapy.
25: Drug to Reduce Treatment-Related Joint Pain in Breast Cancer Survivors.
26: Better Care for Children with Cancer Linked to Longer Lifespans.
27: Advancements in Stem Cell Transplant.
28: Angiogenesis Inhibitors: A Potential Anticancer Tool.
29: Studying Hyperthermia as a Cancer Treatment.
30: Missed Radiation Therapy Sessions Increase Risk of Cancer Recurrence.
31: Cancer Genomics.
32: Gene Therapy.
33: The Challenges and Promise of Proteomics Research.
34: Nanotechnology in Cancer Research.
35: Latest Study on Breast Cancer.
36: Latest Study on Cervical Cancer.
37: RESPOND: A Study on Aggressive Prostate Cancer in African-American Men.
38: Coping with Side Effects and Complications of Cancer Treatment.
39: Nausea and Vomiting.
40: Appetite Loss.
41: Weight Gain.
42: Gastrointestinal Complications of Cancer Treatment.
43: Oral Complications of Cancer Treatment.
44: Alopecia (Hair Loss).
45: Nervous System Disturbances.
46: Cancer-Related Fatigue.
47: Cancer Pain.
48: Sexuality and Reproductive Concerns Related to Cancer Treatment.
49: Hot Flashes and Night Sweats.
50: Pruritus (Itching).
52: Infection and Neutropenia.
53: Sleep Disorders.
54: Urinary and Bladder Problems.
56: Late Effects of Treatment for Childhood Cancer.
57: Emotional, Cognitive, and Mental-Health Issues in Cancer Care.
58: Dealing with a Changing Self-Image.
59: Family Issues after Treatment.
61: Cognitive Changes Related to Cancer.
62: Cancer Treatment and Feelings and Emotions.
63: Cancer Survivors: Mental-Health Concerns.
64: Anxiety Disorders and Distress in Cancer Patients.
65: Depression in Cancer Patients.
66: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Cancer Patients.
67: Substance-Abuse Concerns in Cancer Patients.
68: Spirituality in Cancer Care.
69: Maintaining Wellness during and after Cancer Treatment.
70: Nutrition in Cancer Care.
71: Physical Activity for Cancer Survivors.
72: Rehabilitation Options for Head and Neck Cancers.
73: The Effect of Smoking on Cancer Recurrence.
74: Learning to Relax.
75: What Is Normal after Cancer Treatment?.
76: Cancer Survivorship: Follow-Up Care Planning.
77: Recurrent Cancer: When Cancer Comes Back.
78: Information for Friends, Family Members, and Caregivers.
79: When Someone You Love Has Completed Cancer Treatment.
80: When Your Child Has Cancer.
81: When Your Parent Has Cancer.
82: When Your Brother or Sister Has Cancer.
83: Additional Help and Information.
A Glossary of Cancer Care Terms.
Terms to Help You Understand Your Medical Bill and Health Insurance.
Resources for Cancer Patients.
National Cancer Institute-Designated Cancer Centers.
Financial Assistance for Cancer Care.