The Resource Taking charge of cancer : what you need to know to get the best treatment, David Palma, MD, PhD ; foreword by Anthony Zietman, MD, (electronic resource)

Taking charge of cancer : what you need to know to get the best treatment, David Palma, MD, PhD ; foreword by Anthony Zietman, MD, (electronic resource)

Label
Taking charge of cancer : what you need to know to get the best treatment
Title
Taking charge of cancer
Title remainder
what you need to know to get the best treatment
Statement of responsibility
David Palma, MD, PhD ; foreword by Anthony Zietman, MD
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A cancer diagnosis can be terrifying, and the first thing a patient wants to know is: How am I going to survive this? Written by a radiation oncologist and cancer researcher, Taking Charge of Cancer offers an insider's guide to help readers understand cancer treatment options, choose the very best medical team, and be their own advocate. With this compassionate yet pragmatic guide, cancer patients will be better prepared to navigate the reality of their difficult diagnosis with knowledge and hope
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Palma, David
Dewey number
616.99/4
Index
no index present
LC call number
RC263
LC item number
.P255 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Zietman, Anthony
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cancer
  • Cancer
  • HEALTH & FITNESS
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • Cancer
  • Cancer
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Label
Taking charge of cancer : what you need to know to get the best treatment, David Palma, MD, PhD ; foreword by Anthony Zietman, MD, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 30
  • Online Medical Dictionaries
  • 30
  • Understanding Your Situation
  • 3
  • Where It All Starts: Your First Consultation
  • 32
  • 4
  • Deciphering Your Medical Reports
  • 45
  • Introduction
  • Resources: How Reports Are Structured
  • 68
  • Sample Patient Scenarios
  • 73
  • Finding More Help for Pathology or Radiology Reports
  • 88
  • Understanding Blood Test Results
  • 89
  • Evaluating Your Doctor's Recommendations
  • 5
  • 1
  • How Doctors Decide Which Treatment Is Best
  • 92
  • 6
  • Is Your Doctor's Recommendation Best for You?
  • 103
  • 7
  • Weighing Risks and Benefits
  • 112
  • 8
  • How to Get Free Second Opinions
  • Taking Charge Can Improve Your Chances
  • 121
  • Resources: Accessing Treatment Guidelines
  • 131
  • Finding a Doctor
  • 134
  • Getting World - Class Care
  • 9
  • Getting Top-Notch Surgery
  • 138
  • Resources: Hospital Volume
  • 2
  • 154
  • 10
  • Is Your Radiation Hit-or-Miss?
  • 155
  • 11
  • Systemic Therapy: More Than Just a Drip
  • 175
  • Resources: Calculating the Benefits of Systemic Therapy
  • 183
  • Checking the Drugs and Doses
  • 2
  • 184
  • 12
  • Clinical Trials: Sometimes a Better Option
  • 185
  • Resources: Clinical Trial Directories
  • 192
  • 13
  • After Treatment Is Finished
  • 193
  • Resources: Survivorship Care Plans
  • Basics
  • 203
  • 14
  • When There Is No Cure
  • 205
  • Resources: Living Wills
  • 217
  • 15
  • Cancer Myths and Truths
  • 218
  • 13
  • Resources: Learning More About Cancer
Control code
ocn992569929
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781626258648
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
4E600EB8-DA7C-4261-B0CF-6FAA98C2F80B
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o992569929
  • (OCoLC)992569929
Label
Taking charge of cancer : what you need to know to get the best treatment, David Palma, MD, PhD ; foreword by Anthony Zietman, MD, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 30
  • Online Medical Dictionaries
  • 30
  • Understanding Your Situation
  • 3
  • Where It All Starts: Your First Consultation
  • 32
  • 4
  • Deciphering Your Medical Reports
  • 45
  • Introduction
  • Resources: How Reports Are Structured
  • 68
  • Sample Patient Scenarios
  • 73
  • Finding More Help for Pathology or Radiology Reports
  • 88
  • Understanding Blood Test Results
  • 89
  • Evaluating Your Doctor's Recommendations
  • 5
  • 1
  • How Doctors Decide Which Treatment Is Best
  • 92
  • 6
  • Is Your Doctor's Recommendation Best for You?
  • 103
  • 7
  • Weighing Risks and Benefits
  • 112
  • 8
  • How to Get Free Second Opinions
  • Taking Charge Can Improve Your Chances
  • 121
  • Resources: Accessing Treatment Guidelines
  • 131
  • Finding a Doctor
  • 134
  • Getting World - Class Care
  • 9
  • Getting Top-Notch Surgery
  • 138
  • Resources: Hospital Volume
  • 2
  • 154
  • 10
  • Is Your Radiation Hit-or-Miss?
  • 155
  • 11
  • Systemic Therapy: More Than Just a Drip
  • 175
  • Resources: Calculating the Benefits of Systemic Therapy
  • 183
  • Checking the Drugs and Doses
  • 2
  • 184
  • 12
  • Clinical Trials: Sometimes a Better Option
  • 185
  • Resources: Clinical Trial Directories
  • 192
  • 13
  • After Treatment Is Finished
  • 193
  • Resources: Survivorship Care Plans
  • Basics
  • 203
  • 14
  • When There Is No Cure
  • 205
  • Resources: Living Wills
  • 217
  • 15
  • Cancer Myths and Truths
  • 218
  • 13
  • Resources: Learning More About Cancer
Control code
ocn992569929
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781626258648
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
4E600EB8-DA7C-4261-B0CF-6FAA98C2F80B
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o992569929
  • (OCoLC)992569929

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