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Diagnosis * Staging * Treatment Options * Procedures and Medications * Clinical Trials
When you are fighting for your life, you must be sure to know your enemy and have at your disposal the most effective weapons there are. Peter Teeley and Philip Bashe provide a complete arsenal of absolutely essential information for anyone diagnosed with cancer.
Drawing on the advice and information provided by dozens of top specialists at all the major cancer centers in the United States, The Complete Cancer Survival Guide provides the most up-to-date, cutting-edge information available on how each of the 25 most common forms of cancer is diagnosed and staged, what the most advanced treatments are, and where to go throughout the country to be sure that the care you receive is absolutely the best there is.
In down-to-earth language, THE COMPLETE CANCER SURVIVAL GUIDE maps out a practical game plan for obtaining the best care available. Drawing on advice provided by dozens of top specialists at all of the major cancer centers around the United States, the authors provide the most up-to-date information on which to base decisions about where to seek treatment and to make sense of the many therapy choices that may seem at odds with one another.
THE COMPLETE CANCER SURVIVAL GUIDE is a bible on which to rely not only for learning about how to navigate the health-care maze and obtain the best care, but also for learning how to best care for yourself--physically, emotionally, spiritually, and financially.
Named Best Consumer Health Book of 2001 by the American Medical Writers Association.
"Teeley and Bashe provide a foundation of information that will facilitate and optimize cancer patients' ability to extract the most from their medical care providers. This book offers a nucleus of information that will empower cancer patients (and their families and friends) to ask and understand the questions and answers critical to the diagnostic and treatment options available for their care." --Larry J. Copeland, M.D., Professor and Chair, Obstetrics and Gynecology, James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute, Ohio State University
"The Complete Cancer Survival Guide is a comprehensive, practical, and very useful guide for anyone with cancer and for anyone who cares about someone with cancer. Peter Teeley and Philip Bashe draw on a wealth of experience to offer information and resources about the 25 most common forms of cancer. The guide is easy to use and is an invaluable reference for patients, families, and professionals." --Diane Blum, Executive Director, Cancer Care
"Reader-friendly, exhaustive, scientifically correct, and appropriately detailed. For those patients and family members searching for information regarding the vast complexities of cancer, this book provides encyclopedic coverage. My congratulations to the authors for a terrific addition to many people's libraries." --Charles J. Yeo, M.D., Professor of Surgery and Oncology, Johns Hopkins
About the Authors:
Peter Teeley, who served as press secretary to Vice President George Bush, was diagnosed with stage III colon cancer in 1991, and attributes his recovery to the fact that he gained access to a state-of-the-art clinical trial at Georgetown University's Lombardi Cancer Center. He now lives in Washington, D.C.
Philip Bashe is the author of many books, including You Don't Have to Die: One Family's Guide to Surviving Childhood Cancer and Cancer Free: The Comprehensive Prevention Program. He lives in Baldwin, Long Island.
"The Complete Cancer Survival Guide" by Peter Teeley and Philip Bashe - 992 Page Paperback Book
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