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INTRODUCTION: HOW CAN THIS GUIDE HELP YOU?
   What to Expect From Your Hospital

   What to Expect From Your Cancer Doctor

   What to Expect From Your Health-Care Team

   What To Expect From Community Agencies

   What To Expect From Your Family

COMMON QUESTIONS ABOUT CANCER
   Common Questions About Cancer

   Common Questions About Cancer Treatment

PAIN CONTROL

EXPERIMENTAL TREATMENTS FOR CANCER: THE CLINICAL TRIAL

UNPROVEN TREATMENTS FOR CANCER

CANCER INFORMATION/EDUCATION/COUNSELING
   Cancer Information and Health Education

   Individual or Family Counseling

   Support Groups

   Support From Others Who Have Had Cancer

   Marital Counseling

   Sexual Counseling

   Spiritual Counseling

   Drug/Alcohol-Abuse Counseling

   Counseling For Severe Depression

HOME-CARE SERVICES
   Home-Health Care

   Private-Duty Nursing Services

   Medical Equipment At Home

   Transportation Services

MONEY MATTERS
   Help With Medical Or Hospital Expenses

   Help With Household And Living Expenses

REHABILITATION AND EMPLOYMENT
   Physical Rehabilitation

   Employment Rehabilitation

DIETARY AND NUTRITIONAL SERVICES

NURSING HOMES

HOSPICE SERVICES
   Physical Comfort And Emotional Support

   Bereavement Counseling For Family Members

CANCER PROGRAMS AND SERVICES
   Locating Cancer Related Resources in Your Community

PATIENT'S BILL OF RIGHTS

DICTIONARY OF TECHNICAL TERMS ABOUT CANCER

This "glossary" defines some of the medical and scientific terms commonly used by physicians, nurses, researchers and technicians who deal with cancer on a daily basis.

Reprinted from the "Cancer Word Book" with permission of the American Cancer Society, Copyright ( American Cancer Society, 1985)

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Helping People Cope: A Guide For Families Facing Cancer

Joan F. Hermann, A.C.S.W., Sandra L. Wojtkowiak, R.N., M.S.N.,Peter S. Houts, Ph.D., S. Benham Kahn, M.D.
Last Modified: November 1, 2001

English

I Wish You Knew

The "C" word - why it's so scary and how can you cope?

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