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The Resource Living with cancer : a step-by-step guide for coping medically and emotionally with a serious diagnosis, Vicki A. Jackson, MD, MPH, David P. Ryan, MD, Michelle D. Seaton

Living with cancer : a step-by-step guide for coping medically and emotionally with a serious diagnosis, Vicki A. Jackson, MD, MPH, David P. Ryan, MD, Michelle D. Seaton

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Living with cancer : a step-by-step guide for coping medically and emotionally with a serious diagnosis
Title
Living with cancer
Title remainder
a step-by-step guide for coping medically and emotionally with a serious diagnosis
Statement of responsibility
Vicki A. Jackson, MD, MPH, David P. Ryan, MD, Michelle D. Seaton
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Contributor
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eng
Summary
The prospect of entering treatment is overwhelming for anyone facing a diagnosis of cancer. While patients have access to a vast amount of medical information online, this advice is often unreliable or confusing. In Living with Cancer, Drs. Vicki Jackson and David Patrick Ryan have crafted the first step-by-step guide aimed at helping people with this life-defining disease grasp what’s happening to them while coping physically and emotionally with cancer treatment. An empathetic resource full of relatable patient stories, this book teaches patients and caregivers how to ask the right questions to get the best possible care—beginning at the moment of diagnosis. Drs. Jackson and Ryan explain how to work with a team of doctors and nurse practitioners to minimize symptoms and side effects while living as fully as possible in the face of cancer. They relay important information about understanding prognosis, and they translate what doctors mean when they describe tests, treatments, and medical procedures. Finally, they discuss hospice care and answer questions about continuing treatment and managing the final phase of life. Based on new research and a groundbreaking program in which patients are treated with palliative care—along with the best cancer care—during the course of their illness, this honest and caring book provides the right advice to use at the right time throughout a journey with cancer. It allows a person with cancer to concentrate on living the best life possible, despite an uncertain future. Patients at every stage will find Living with Cancer a comprehensive, thoughtful, and accessible guide for navigating the illness and its treatment
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DLC
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1968-
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Jackson, Vicki A.
Dewey number
616.99/4
Index
index present
LC call number
RC263
LC item number
.J33 2017
Literary form
non fiction
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1966-
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  • Ryan, David P.
  • Seaton, Michelle D.
Series statement
A Johns Hopkins Press health book
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  • Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Cancer
Label
Living with cancer : a step-by-step guide for coping medically and emotionally with a serious diagnosis, Vicki A. Jackson, MD, MPH, David P. Ryan, MD, Michelle D. Seaton
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Publication
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Includes index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
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rdacarrier.
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text
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txt
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rdacontent.
Contents
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?
Extent
pages cm.
Isbn
9781421422329
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2016033369
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Label
Living with cancer : a step-by-step guide for coping medically and emotionally with a serious diagnosis, Vicki A. Jackson, MD, MPH, David P. Ryan, MD, Michelle D. Seaton
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
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?
Extent
pages cm.
Isbn
9781421422329
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2016033369
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n

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