Inspirational Books for cancer patients and Carers. True life experience
"Lean on Me" A True story - portraying the emotional journey of a loving wife as she cares for her dying husband and determines to improve the quality of his life. Inc: Pain management, Coping with Grief - Plus excerpts and poems from wife's personal diary.
"Tear Drops" A Journey of Grief, Healing & Hope - told through Poetry. A true story of a wife's journey of grief and healing.
This lady is in the cancer support group I have joined.
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For everyone who wants to prove they are good at growing something.
A place for cancer patients and their families to go to and swap stories, share treatment options, or just vent.. You are not alone..
Discover what chemotherapy is and how it can be used to treat certain forms of cancer.
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Find out about different side effects associated with chemotherapy and how they can be managed.
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very very good site also has some tools for you to download that may help wheil eyr having chemo
i hope it helps others as i found the site very good.
People often do not know what to say or what to do when it comes to cancer. Too often they make mistakes and hurt the very person they're trying to help. This book offers suggestions so that we can do and say the right thing when it comes to someone we care about who has cancer.
Dr. Bernie Siegel calls it "a very helpful guide." Library Journal calls Cancer Etiquette "long overdue" and recommends it for all libraries
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The VNS Therapy System is indicated for use as an adjunctive therapy in reducing the frequency of seizures in adults and adolescents over 12 years of age with partial onset seizures that are refractory to antiepileptic medications.
People who have medically refractory seizures are those who have tried two or more medications and are still not satisfied with seizure control, side effects, or their quality of life.
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VNS Therapy does not typically cause side effects like depression, dizziness, confusion, weight gain, fatigue, insomnia and low energy. The most common side effects include hoarseness, a prickling feeling on the skin, shortness of breath, and increased coughing. And these side effects diminish over time. As with any surgery, there is a risk of infection