Author is a thyroid cancer survivor. The Thyroid Sourcebook sensitively handles the many issues associated with thyroid disorders. It includes the latest information on treatments and medications, a guide to dealing with doctors and a directory of organizations designed to support a person with a thyroid problem, and much more
This book is a journey through the author's battle with a physical cancer, which forced him to confront the psychological cancers of negative thoughts and habits that he and most everyone possesses. This book is about how to confront and cure ourselves of the psychological cancers that compromise our daily lives.
My life story
A fairly interesting, succinct look at the history of research on the causes of cancer. Dealves into the workings of genes that turn cell division on or off. Describes a few specific types of gene mutations and the cancers they cause.
wonderfully sensitive book that helps women better understand their options, and familiarize themselve with information conerning tratment of breast cancer. -- both medically and emotionally
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.
This is a wonderful resource. Read it!
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.
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.