A guide through the medical, practical, and emotional issues of recovery from treatment and long term survivorship. The author is a physician and long term lymphoma survivor. In this best-selling book, Dr. Harpham encourages survivors to find a new normal after cancer. In the chapter on fatigue, she introduces the term, Post-Cancer Fatigue, for the fatigue that persists after completion of cancer treatment when remission is achieved and all known causes of fatigue have resolved or been ruled out. She discusses late effects of treatment, check-up anxiety, survivor's guilt, diet, exercise, and handles for getting through the rough times. Dr. Harpham believes that obtaining knowledge, finding hope, and acting effectively helps patients.
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A practical guide through the medical, practical, and emotional aspects of dealing with a new diagnosis, and getting through treatment. The author is a physician and long term cancer survivor.
This is an online support site for teenagers who have family or friends copying with cancer. The website is operated by a teenager whose mother is fighting breast cancer.
Read chapter 1 and order this amazing book.Author, experienced cancer survivor (lung cancer, leukemia and a recurrence), cancer counsellor and patient advocate, Joel Nathan provides a unique blend of practical advice, up-to-date, thoroughly researched medical information and spiritual upliftment in his international best selling book "What to do when they say 'It's Cancer' - A Survivor's Guide."Endorsed by world-renowned cancer specialists, this book shows you how to survive a cancer diagnosis, how to get a second opinion and ensure you have the best doctor for your cancer.The book covers the psychological, physical and spiritual issues facing every cancer patient: stress, treatments and side effects, alternative treatments. It covers how to break the news to your family and friends and especially children. It deals with the value of support groups and the role of carers, patient rights, euthanasia, and how to overcome your fear of dying. It teaches you how to live in the face of death.The author was a signatory to the Charter of Paris, World Summit Against Cancer, Paris, 2000.
information, referrals, support groups, cancer survivor visitations by request and much more.
Cancer left him with scars everyone could see. But the worst ones were invisible.
Page devoted to childhood cancer, and parents of kids with cancer. Great guestbook, resources
Created by a cancer survivor, this site gives information on starting life again after treatment ends. Basic info on nutrtion, exercise, volunteering, setting goals, and more.