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Living with cancer : a step-by-step guide for coping medically and emotionally with a serious diagnosis

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Kirtland Community College Library RC 263 .J33 2017 30775305538697 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781421422329
  • ISBN: 1421422328
  • ISBN: 9781421422336
  • ISBN: 1421422336
  • ISBN: 9781421422343
  • ISBN: 1421422344
  • Physical Description: print
    viii, 351 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017.

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General Note: Includes index.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: How am I going to get through this? -- Making sense of your diagnosis -- Setting the goals of treatment -- Understanding the biology of cancer -- What is a liquid tumor? -- How to prepare for treatment -- Tests and scans in treatment -- How am I supposed to cope with this? -- How do I cope with changes in my body? -- Managing symptoms and side effects -- Controlling nausea -- Managing constipation, diarrhea, and bowel obstruction -- Minimizing pain -- Should I worry about shortness of breath? -- What if I'm losing weight? -- What if I have a sudden fever? -- Bleeding and clotting issues -- Why am I so exhausted, when will I have energy again? -- Why do people keep asking if I am depressed or anxious? -- How does cancer affect my brain? -- Dealing with progressing cancer -- They tell me the cancer is progressing -- Living and hoping with advancing cancer -- What about practical concerns? -- My doctor says that chemotherapy is no longer effective -- My body feels like it's shutting down -- What is a good death?
Summary, etc.: A resource for cancer patients and their caregivers shares relatable patient stories along with tips on how to ask the right questions to receive the proper care while continuing to living the best life possible.
Subject: Cancer Popular works
Cancer Patients Care Popular works
Cancer Psychological aspects Popular works
Cancer Patients Life skills guides
Neoplasms therapy
Neoplasms rehabilitation
Neoplasms prevention & control
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