Own Your Cancer

Author: Peter Edelstein
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493008072
Size: 59.92 MB
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Dr. Peter Edelstein has learned by listening to his patients and their families--whose lives have suddenly been up-ended by a diagnosis of cancer--that they need a partner to help them navigate their new, complex world. It is critical that cancer patients take charge of their health and "own their cancer" in order to remain in control of this confusing and frightening process. This extremely accessible book is that expert partner, offering a combination of crucial medical education clearly and comfortably explained along with personal guidance gleaned from real patient experiences. In an informed, compassionate, and respectful manner, "Dr. E" translates the challenging medical and psychological issues facing the cancer patient into lay terms, as well as outlining options for "owning" the path ahead. The result empowers patients and their loved ones to take control of their treatment regardless of cancer type or stage, to maintain their independence, and to oversee the processes which will determine their ultimate survival and quality of life.

Heal Cancer

Author: Ruth Cilento
Publisher: Michelle Anderson Publishing
ISBN: 9780855722135
Size: 45.57 MB
Format: PDF
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The author, a general practitioner and psychiatrist, uses her medical and psychological training as well as her strong interest in nutrition and herbal remedies to present a holistic approach to cancer survival. Suggests ways of living with the cancer cells which exist in all of us, using both orthodox medical and alternative treatments. Includes case studies, dietary advice and recipes, and bibliography and index.

Don T Waste Your Cancer

Author: John Piper
Publisher: Crossway Books
ISBN: 9781433523328
Size: 38.88 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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On the eve of his own cancer surgery, John Piper writes about cancer as an opportunity to glorify God. Piper gently but firmly helps readers understand that we can indeed waste our cancer. Also available in packs of ten.

Reduce Your Cancer Risk

Author: Barbara Boughton
Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing
ISBN: 9781935281283
Size: 28.52 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Develop your anticancer strategy Knowledge is power. Knowing your cancer risk is your best weapon against cancer. Co-published with the American Cancer Society, Reduce Your Cancer Risk: Twelve Steps to a Healthier Life will help you assess your risk based on your family history, genetics, and environment, and help you make a comprehensive action plan to lower your chances of getting cancer. With an anticancer strategy in place, youíll help to protect yourself against cancer and live a healthier, happier life. Reduce Your Cancer Risk includes the most up-to-date information on: Personal risk assessment Lifestyle changes Preventive health strategies Genetic counseling Preventive anti-cancer medications

Straight Talk About Breast Cancer

Author: Suzanne Braddock
Publisher: Addicus Books
ISBN: 1940495903
Size: 19.17 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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This medical handbook serves as an accessible resource for answering the questions of women with breast cancer as well as easing the concerns of their spouses and family members. Drawing on the personal experiences of a breast-cancer survivor and the professional expertise of breast-cancer specialists, this guide outlines the various treatment options for cancer patients—including lumpectomy and mastectomy surgeries, radiation treatment, and chemotherapy—both in terms of how they work and the toll they take on a patient's life. Updated information and photographs on breast reconstruction are included along with a complete list of resources and an open discussion of hereditary and reoccurrence risks.

You And Your Cancer

Author: Lynda Cranston
Publisher: PMPH-USA
ISBN: 9781550091472
Size: 24.84 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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This book is designed to inform children with cancer of the nature of their illness. It follows the diagnosis and treatment of various cancers of three fictional children. It centers on the physical, and emotional effect cancer can cause them, as well as all the medical aspects they will have to deal with. Topics range from the treatment methods they have to go through to dealing with death, whether it'd be their own or someone else. It also outlines the key people, who will be helping them deal with their cancer, whether it is medical or emotional support.

Make Your Own Miracle

Author: Paul Huff
ISBN: 9780972396349
Size: 39.46 MB
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"Inspirational stories of real people who overcame incredible odds"--Cover.

Outsmart Your Cancer

Author: Tanya Harter Pierce
Publisher: Thoughtworks Pub
ISBN: 9780972886789
Size: 71.29 MB
Format: PDF
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Explodes the myths about alternative cancer treatments and explains why nontoxic methods are more effective than conventional ones, in a second edition that includes new chapters, an audio CD with inspiring recovery testimonials from cancer survivors and an incredible amount of valuable information. Original.