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Surviving cancer : our voices & choices / a collaboration compiled and illustrated by Marion Behr.

Behr, Marion, (editor.).
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  • ISBN: 9780615856001
  • ISBN: 0615856004
  • Physical Description: 265 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: Somerville, NJ : WWH Press, [2014]

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General Note:
Includes index.
Subject: Cancer > Patients > Rehabilitation.
Cancer > Patients > Services for.
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List of Illustrations
12(3)
Foreword 15(1)
Eitan Yefenof
Preface 16(2)
Acknowledgments 18(7)
A Set of Questions to Help Define What You May Need to Know
20(5)
I First Steps---Facing a diagnosis and assembling your team
How to Find the Medical Team for You
25(1)
Kathleen Toomey
I Was Only Twenty-Seven
26(1)
Pamela Adams
Focusing Beyond the Cancer
27(3)
Marion Behr
The Primary Care Doctor on the Cancer Team
30(3)
Barrie L. Raik
Denial
33(4)
Joyce Greenberg Lott
Concerns of a Family Physician
37(4)
Julie Ann Juliano
II Hand in Hand--Additional partners on the road to wellness
Your Oncology Nurse Practitioner
41(2)
Debra A. Walz
My Experience as a Cancer Study Participant
43(3)
Sushma Prasada
Will I Live?
46(1)
Peggy S.
The Role of the Gynecologist in Breast Cancer
47(4)
Susan N. McCoy
Experiencing Ovarian Cancer
51(4)
Pam Cooper
III The Diagnostic Process--Defining the condition
My Daughter Was Only Two and a Half
55(3)
Meera Bagle
Family History and Genetic Susceptibility
58(3)
Ruth Oratz
My Mother Died of Breast Cancer at Forty-Two
61(2)
Nora Macdonald
Lumps and Bumps in the Male Breast: Men Can Get Breast Cancer Too
63(3)
Dawn Behr-Ventura
Male Breast Cancer Is Real
66(4)
Rich Loreti
Scars of Life and Love
70(3)
Dawn Meade
Another Yearly Mammogram
73(1)
Sondra Schoenfeld
Mammography, Ultrasound and MRI
74(5)
Jane Tuvia
A Radiology Technologist's Advice
79(4)
Sandra Scott
The Self-Exam
83(1)
Keshia D. Hammond-Merriman
Watchful Waiting
84(5)
Anne M. Johnston
Of Underlying Concern
89(2)
Wilbur Dexter Johnston
IV A Different Kind of Challenge---Lack of diagnostic support in a developing country
A Hard Place in My Breast
91(1)
Men Salath
What Happened To and In Me?
92(2)
Naov Davin
Cancer in Cambodia: A Doctor's View
94(3)
Sedkai Meta
Charulata Prasada
V Major Treatments---Explained by specialists and described by survivors
Medical Options
97(4)
Richard Margolese
Uphill Imperative
101(3)
Monica Becker
A Breast Surgeons View
104(7)
Christine Rizk
Breast Reconstruction
111(3)
William L. Scarlett
Breast Cancer and Lymphedema
114(4)
Marcy McCaw
Chemotherapy: What Is It and How Should You Prepare for It?
118(3)
Myra F. Barginear
The Port Is a Great Invention
121(2)
Annelise DeCoursin
When Pink Was Just a Color
123(3)
Paula Flory
The Grace of Caregiving
126(3)
Tobias D. Robison
Radiation Therapy
129(2)
Mitchell K. Karten
Surviving Cancer
131(5)
Evie Hammerman
Heart
136(1)
Michael Carr
The Man in the Vinyl Chair
137(2)
Michael Carr
VI Further Guidance---Essential advice for the road to recovery
Oncology Social Workers and How We Help
139(4)
Vilmarie Rodriguez
The Importance of a Nurse Navigator
143(2)
Sherry Melinyshyn
The Contributions of a Patient Navigator
145(1)
Cheryl Kott
Look Good---Feel Better
146(1)
Michele Capossela
Nutrition and Cancer
147(4)
Karen Connelly
Understanding Cancer-Related Fatigue
151(6)
Meryl Marger Picard
VII The Whole Person---Addressing the mind, body and spirit
Breast Cancer and Spiritual Care
157(2)
Nomi Roth Elbert
The Role of the Oncology Social Worker
159(4)
Elisabeth (Elsje) Reiss
Complementary Medicine
163(5)
Richard Dickens
Using the Mind-Body Connection to Get Physical and Emotional Relief: fin Shin Jyutsu, Gentle Self-Acupressure
168(5)
Kerry Kay
VIII Financing Your Wellness--Cancer and money management
Affording Cancer Treatment
173(4)
Megan McQuarrie
Medical Insurance
177(3)
Stuart Van Winkle
The Road to Financial Wellness
180(3)
Richard A. Fontana
Essential Help from the Women's Health & Counseling Center
183(3)
Christine Bonney
COBRA: Health Insurance after Job Termination
186(2)
Omri Behr
NBCCEDP: A Path for Patients without Insurance or Funds
188(3)
Omri Behr
IX Finding Community and Compassion---Interactions between cancer support organizations and survivors
My Cancer Story
191(3)
Mariann Linfante Jacobson
Cancer Support Community
194(3)
Ellen Levine
The Most Painful Trial of My Life
197(2)
Lucinda (Cindy) Newsome
Sisters Network: Founding a Chapter
199(1)
Dorothy Reed
When Life Pulls Out the Carpet from Beneath Us... Do Flips!
200(3)
Pamela Schwartz
Seventeen-Year Breast Cancer Survivor
203(4)
Kathi Edelson Wolder
Formation of a Chapter for the Susan G. Komen® Organization
207(2)
Kathi Edelson Wolder
Cancer Hope Network Volunteer
209(1)
Linda Kendler
Cancer Hope Network: All About Hope
210(2)
Joe Wojtowicz
In The Pink: Early Cancer Detection and Education Program
212(1)
Aretha Hill-Forte
Why?
213(2)
Jeanette Joyce
Breast Cancer Prevention Institute
215(4)
Angela Lanfranchi
X Searching for Answers---Two perspectives on research and programs that look to the future
Growth Hormone-Releasing Hormone and Its Analogs in Cancer
219(2)
Andrew V. Schally
Good Treatment and Good Science
221(4)
Richard Margolese
XI Summing It All Up---Inspiration and information
A Relay for Life
225(1)
Alicia Rockmore
What Kept Me Going
225(2)
Lori Cohen
Avon Walk
227(3)
Tracy Redling
Inspiring Hope
230(3)
Angela Lanfranchi
Mammogram Math
233(2)
Lora Weiselberg
The Beginning...
235(1)
Information and Resources for Cancer Patients 236(4)
Contributor Biographies 240(12)
Glossary 252(8)
Index 260


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