Skip to content

Colon and Rectal Cancer A Comprehensive Guide for Patients and Families

Spend $50 to get a free movie!

ISBN-10: 1565926331

ISBN-13: 9781565926332

Edition: 1999

Authors: Lorraine Johnston, Linda Lamb

List price: $24.95
Blue ribbon 30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee!
Out of stock
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
Carrot Coin icon
XP icon
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!

The fourth most common cancer, colon and rectal cancer is diagnosed in 130,000 new cases in the U.S. each year. As with many other cancers, the treatment environment is evolving. As a patient (or the family researcher) you need up-to-date and in-depth information to participate wisely in treatment decisions. "Colon & Rectal Cancer: A Comprehensive Guide for Patients & Families includes: Characteristics of colon cancer, staging, suspected causes, and factors in prognosesCurrent treatment optionsClinical trials and promising future treatmentsCoping with medical tests, symptoms, and treatments Recognizing and minimizing the impact of treatment on sexual function, libido, and fertilityCaring…    
Customers also bought

Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/14/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 544
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Staging
Finding the Right Treatment Team
What Is Colorectal Cancer?
Tests and Procedures
Modes of Treatment
Experiencing Hospitalization
Experiencing Chemotherapy
Experiencing Radiotherapy
Side Effects of Treatment
Stress and the Immune System
Interacting with Medical Personnel
Getting Support
Insurance, Finances, Employment, Record-keeping
After Treatment Ends
Late Effects, Late Complications
Sexuality, Fertility, and Pregnancy
Recurrence of Disease
Clinical Trials
Traveling for Care
If All Treatments Have Failed
The Future of Therapy
Researching Your Illness
Blood Test Values
Body Surface Area in Square Meters
Staging System Equivalents