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An Empowering Guide to Lung Cancer: Six Steps to Taking Charge of Your Care and Your Life | Hardcover

by Eric Presser MD (Author)

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Binding:  Hardcover
Publisher:  Praeger
Edition:  1st Edition
Page Count:  217 Pages
Publication Date:  December 12, 2016
Sales Rank:  1165081st


Product Description
Dispelling the commonly held belief that lung cancer is always self-inflicted, this book guides patients, their loved ones, and caregivers through diagnosis, acceptance, and treatment, and provides support and hope to the tens of thousands of people coping with this illness.• Provides a crucial reference that helps patients, caregivers, and loved ones educate themselves and obtain the best possible treatments • Discusses customized chemotherapy; treatment options for early-stage lung cancer, including minimally invasive surgery techniques pioneered by author Dr. Eric Presser; and today's most promising treatments, including multimodality therapy• Examines the latest diagnostic tools for the early detection of lung cancer, emphasizes the importance of cancer staging, and evaluates the range of alternative treatments• Guides readers concerning emotional matters such as telling family members and dealing with guilt, and with the practical needs of late-stage lung cancer patients


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