According to the American Cancer Society, nearly 220,000 Americans are diagnosed with lung cancer annually. It accounts for nearly 15 percent of all newly diagnosed cancers. If you've been diagnosed, you probably have many questions about the nature of the disease and your treatment options.Walter J. Scott, M.D., has treated thousands of lung cancer patients who have navigated this overwhelming maze of medical tests and procedures. In Lung Cancer: From Diagnosis to Treatment, Dr. Scott helps you understand the process—from getting a diagnosis to going through treatment. He explains topics such as: symptoms of lung cancer, diagnostic tests, types and stages of lung cancer, surgical procedures, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, clinical trials, coping with "smoker's guilt" and more. A book to help you become an informed patient!
|Johns Hopkins Patients' Guide to Lung Cancer|
by Justin F. Klamerus (Author), Julie R. Brahmer (Author), David S Ettinger (Author)
Johns Hopkins Patients' Guide to Lung Cancer is a concise, easy-to-follow "how to" guide that puts you on the path to wellness by explaining lung cancer treatment from start to finish. It guides you through the overwhelming maze of treatment decisions, simplifies the complicated schedule that lies ahead, and performs the task of putting together your plan of care in layman's terms. Empower yourself with accurate, understandable information that will give you the ability to confidently...
|100 Questions & Answers About Lung Cancer (100 Questions and Answers)|
by Joan H. Schiller (Author), Amy Cipau (Author)
No one with lung cancer needs to be alone in their fight against this disease. 100 Questions & Answers About Lung Cancer, Third Edition, guides patients and their families through diagnosis, treatment and survivorship. Providing both the doctor's and patient's point of view, this book is a complete guide to understanding treatment options, post-treatment quality of life, sources of support, and much more. Through 100 Questions & Answers About Lung Cancer, Third Edition,...
|How to Survive Lung Cancer - A Practical 12-Step Plan|
by Michael Lloyd (Author)
Written by a lung cancer survivor who understands what it takes to beat the odds, this book offers unparalleled hope and direction for anyone facing this illness. It is filled with specific exercises and techniques to promote healing and reverse side effects by taking a pro-active approach in helping to restore your mind, body and spirit to an optimum state of health. Endorsed by a Lung Cancer Specialist and Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School, this book combines what the doctors tell...
|The ABCs of Lung Cancer: for Patients and Advocates|
by Dusty Joy Donaldson (Author), Kimberly D. Lester (Author), Kimberly D. Lester (Illustrator)
Learn valuable lessons from a longtime lung cancer survivor’s own journey The ABCs of Lung Cancer is a practical, easy-to-read guide for lung cancer patients and the people who care for and about them. Written by an 11-year lung cancer survivor and her daughter, the authors provide useful tips for dealing with and preventing lung cancer, some anecdotes about their own experiences, and, most of all, hope. Structured logically from A–Z, The ABCs of Lung Cancer gives frank advice that is easy...
|The Chemotherapy Survival Guide: Everything You Need to Know to Get Through Treatment|
by Judith McKay (Author), Tammy Schacher RN OCN MSN (Author)
When you're facing cancer treatment, it's easy to feel overwhelmed and alone. Between the hospital or clinic environment and the medical terminology used by doctors and health care professionals, you may feel as though you've entered a foreign country.
Written by two experienced oncology nurses, this compassionate and comprehensive guide explains in plain English everything you need to know about your treatment, including what you can expect at each stage of chemotherapy and what you...
|Living With A Diagnosis Of Lung Cancer|
by Joan Schiller MD (Author)
"Living With a Diagnosis of Lung Cancer” is an easy-to-understand booklet written to help lung cancer patients understand their diagnosis and their options as they face the disease. Lung cancer claims more lives than breast, prostate, and colon cancers combined. In fact, over 288,000 people are diagnosed each year in the U.S. People with lung cancer often are told, "Get your affairs in order." But, there is hope for those diagnosed with lung cancer. Thanks to research advances, there are...
|The Truth about Cancer: What You Need to Know about Cancer's History, Treatment, and Prevention|
by Ty M Bollinger (Author)
Cancer touches more lives than you may think. According to the World Health Organization, one out of three women alive today, and one out of two men, will face a cancer diagnosis in their lifetime.
To Ty Bollinger, this isn’t just a statistic. It’s personal. After losing seven members of his family to cancer over the course of a decade, Ty set out on a global quest to learn as much as he possibly could about cancer treatments and the medical industry that surrounds the disease. He...
|Lung Cancer: Myths, Facts, Choices--and Hope|
by Claudia I. Henschke (Author), Peggy McCarthy (Author), Sarah Wernick (Contributor)
An authoritative book with new lifesaving strategies for those at risk and those already diagnosed. Lung cancer kills more women than breast cancer, more men than prostate cancer. This authoritative book presents new lifesaving strategies for those already diagnosed and those at risk (including ex-smokers).
Lung cancer is deadly because it's usually found late. Dr. Claudia Henschke's groundbreaking research on early diagnosis, published in Lancet,...