Taking charge of cancer : what you need to know to get the best treatment / David Palma, MD, PhD ; foreword by Anthony Zietman, MD.
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|Clinton PL - Clinton||616.994 PAL (Text)||36806002074951||NEW ITEMS||Checked out||07/31/2018|
|Shelby Co PL - Shelbyville Main Library||616.99 Pal (Text)||78731000504711||Adult Nonfiction||Available||-|
|Funding source: DePrez Fund [ wp 2018-02-13 @ SHLBY-SHE ]|
|Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial||616.994 PALMA (Text)||33946003240004||Nonfiction . 2nd Floor||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781626258624
- ISBN: 1626258627
- Physical Description: x, 255 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
- Publisher: Oakland, CA : New Harbinger Publications, Inc., 
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-255).
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Introduction: Taking charge can improve your chances ; The basics -- Understanding your situation: Where it all starts : your first consultation ; Deciphering your medical reports -- Evaluating your doctor's recommendations: How doctors decide which treatment is best ; Is your doctor's recommendation best for you? ; Weighing risks and benefits ; How to get free second opinions -- Getting world-class care: Getting top-notch surgery ; Is your radiation hit-or-miss? ; Systemic therapy : more than just a drip ; Clinical trials : sometimes a better option ; After treatment is finished ; When there is no cure ; Cancer myths and truths -- Epilogue: The Taking charge of cancer patient checklist.
Provides guidance and advice to those who have just received a cancer diagnosis by helping them choose between treatment options, select the best medical team, and learn how to be their own advocate.
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