Health Reference Series: Cancer Survivorship Sourcebook

Editor: Williams, Angela L.
Publication Year: 2020
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Single-User Purchase Price: $95.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $142.50
ISBN: 978-1-78785-793-3
Category: Health & Medicine - Medicine
Image Count: 3
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Cancer Survivorship Sourcebook, Third Edition provides information for cancer patients and their family members, friends, and caregivers.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part 1. If Your Doctor Says It Is Cancer
  • Chapter 1—Finding a Cancer Doctor
  • Chapter 2—Getting a Second Opinion
  • Chapter 3—Cancer Screening
  • Chapter 4—Tests Used to Diagnose and Monitor Cancer
  • Chapter 5—Understanding Your Cancer Diagnosis
  • Part 2. Making Treatment and Cancer Care Decisions
  • Chapter 6—Learning about Your Cancer and Treatment Choices
  • Chapter 7—Understanding Prognosis and Cancer Statistics
  • Chapter 8—Using Trusted Resources for Information
  • Chapter 9—Types of Cancer Treatment
  • Chapter 10—Understanding Cancer Medications
  • Chapter 11—Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Cancer Care
  • Chapter 12—Palliative Care
  • Chapter 13—Hospice Care
  • Chapter 14—Transitional Care Planning
  • Part 3. Clinical Trials and Cancer Research Updates
  • Chapter 15—Should You Take Part in a Clinical Trial?
  • Chapter 16—How to Find a Clinical Trial
  • Chapter 17—Access to Investigational Drugs
  • Chapter 18—Impact of NCI-Sponsored Trials on Clinical Cancer Care
  • Chapter 19—Bioinformatics, Big Data, and Cancer
  • Chapter 20—Cancer Vaccines
  • Chapter 21—Harnessing T-Cell “Sternness” Could Enhance Cancer Immunotherapy
  • Chapter 22—Drug to Reduce Treatment-Related Joint Pain in Breast Cancer Survivors
  • Chapter 23—Better Care for Children with Cancer Linked to Longer Lifespans
  • Chapter 24—Advancements in Stem Cell Transplant
  • Chapter 25—Angiogenesis Inhibitors: A Potential Anticancer Tool
  • Chapter 26—Studying Hyperthermia as a Cancer Treatment
  • Chapter 27—Missed Radiation Therapy Sessions Increase Risk of Cancer Recurrence
  • Chapter 28—Cancer Genomics
  • Chapter 29—Gene Therapy
  • Chapter 30—The Challenges and Promise of Proteomics Research
  • Chapter 31—Nanotechnology in Cancer Research
  • Chapter 32—Latest Study on Breast Cancer
  • Chapter 33—Latest Study on Cervical Cancer
  • Chapter 34—RESPOND: A Study on Aggressive Prostate Cancer in African-American Men
  • Part 4. Coping with Side Effects and Complications of Cancer Treatment
  • Chapter 35—Nausea and Vomiting
  • Chapter 36—Appetite Loss
  • Chapter 37—Weight Gain
  • Chapter 38—Gastrointestinal Complications of Cancer Treatment
  • Chapter 39—Oral Complications of Cancer Treatment
  • Chapter 40—Alopecia (Hair Loss)
  • Chapter 41—Nervous System Disturbances
  • Chapter 42—Cancer-Related Fatigue
  • Chapter 43—Cancer Pain
  • Chapter 44—Sexuality and Reproductive Concerns Related to Cancer Treatment
  • Chapter 45—Hot Flashes and Night Sweats
  • Chapter 46—Pruritus (Itching)
  • Chapter 47—Lymphedema
  • Chapter 48—Infection and Neutropenia
  • Chapter 49—Sleep Disorders
  • Chapter 50—Urinary and Bladder Problems
  • Chapter 51—Hypercalcemia
  • Chapter 52—Late Effects of Treatment for Childhood Cancer
  • Part 5. Emotional, Cognitive, and Mental-Health Issues in Cancer Care
  • Chapter 53—Dealing with a Changing Self-Image
  • Chapter 54—Family Issues after Treatment
  • Chapter 55—Delirium
  • Chapter 56—Cognitive Changes Related to Cancer
  • Chapter 57—Cancer Treatment and Feelings and Emotions
  • Chapter 58—Cancer Survivors: Mental-Health Concerns
  • Chapter 59—Anxiety Disorders and Distress in Cancer Patients
  • Chapter 60—Depression in Cancer Patients
  • Chapter 61—Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Cancer Patients
  • Chapter 62—Substance-Abuse Concerns in Cancer Patients
  • Chapter 63—Spirituality in Cancer Care
  • Part 6. Maintaining Wellness during and after Cancer Treatment
  • Chapter 64—Nutrition in Cancer Care
  • Chapter 65—Physical Activity for Cancer Survivors
  • Chapter 66—Rehabilitation Options for Head and Neck Cancers
  • Chapter 67—The Effect of Smoking on Cancer Recurrence
  • Chapter 68—Learning to Relax
  • Chapter 69—What Is Normal after Cancer Treatment?
  • Chapter 70—Cancer Survivorship: Follow-Up Care Planning
  • Chapter 71—Recurrent Cancer: When Cancer Comes Back
  • Part 7. Information for Friends, Family Members, and Caregivers
  • Chapter 72—When Someone You Love Has Completed Cancer Treatment
  • Chapter 73—When Your Child Has Cancer
  • Chapter 74—When Your Parent Has Cancer
  • Chapter 75—When Your Brother or Sister Has Cancer
  • Part 8. Additional Help and Information
  • Chapter 76—A Glossary of Cancer Care Terms
  • Chapter 77—Terms to Help You Understand Your Medical Bill and Health Insurance
  • Chapter 78—Resources for Cancer Patients
  • Chapter 79—National Cancer Institute-Designated Cancer Centers
  • Chapter 80—Financial Assistance for Cancer Care