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Reclaiming Your Life after Diagnosis The Cancer Support Community Handbook

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ISBN-10: 1936661764

ISBN-13: 9781936661763

Edition: N/A

Authors: Kim Thiboldeaux, Mitch Golant, Mehmet C. Oz

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List price: $16.95
Publisher: BenBella Books
Publication date: 5/29/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 306
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Dr. Mehmet C. Oz was born in Cleveland, Ohio on June 11, 1960. He received his undergraduate degree from Harvard University. He holds a joint MD and MBA from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and The Wharton School. Dr. Oz is a professor of Cardiac Surgery at Columbia University. He also directs the Heart Assistance Device Program and is founder of the Complementary Medicine Program at New York - Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Oz is the award-winning author of Healing from the Heart. His "You" series books, written with Dr. Michael F. Roizen, have been on the New York Times bestseller list. Dr. Oz can often been seen on the Discovery Channel, the Oprah Winfrey show, and is a…    

Foreword
Introduction: The Cancer Support Community: A Bold New Vision in Cancer Care
Becoming Empowered
Understanding Cancer
Regaining Your Balance After Diagnosis
The Empowered Patient: The Cancer Support Community Approach
Knowing Your Options
Getting a Second Opinion-and Maybe a Third
Evaluating Traditional Treatment Options
New Frontiers in Treatment
Clinical Trials
Considering Another Approach: Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Managing Symptoms and Side Effects
Managing Practical Matters
Making the Mind-Body Spirit Connection
Coping with Cancer
It's Not Just You: It Takes a Community
Spirituality and Looking Inward
Moving from Patient to Survivor
Help Yourself, Help Others: Emotional Support, Information, and Action
Wellness Inside and Out: Nutrition and Exercise
Facing the Road Ahead Together: Survivorship
Afterword
Acknowledgments
Appendix
Bibliography
Cancer Care for the Whole Patient: Meeting Psychosocial Health Needs 2007 IOM Report Recommendations
Cancer Support Community Affiliates and Advisors
Cancer Support Community National Board of Directors
Cancer Support Community Professional Advisory Board
Support, Information, and Financial Resources
Glossary
Personal Information Sheets
Index
About the Authors