Información sobre riesgo, prevención, detección, síntomas, diagnosis, tratamiento y apoyo para el cáncer.
Información sobre el tratamiento del cáncer incluyendo quirúrgica, quimioterapia, radioterapia, estudios clínicos, terapia con protón, medicina complementaria avanzadas.
OncoLink se complace en ofrecer una amplia lista de lista completa de los agentes quimioterapéuticos más comúnmente usados??. Esta guía de referencia incluye información sobre la forma en que cada fármaco se administra, cómo funcionan, y los pacientes los efectos secundarios comunes pueden experimentar.
Maneras que los pacientes de cáncer y las personas que le cuidan puedan enfrentar el cáncer, los efectos secundarios, nutrición, cuestiones en general sobre el apoyo para el cáncer, duelo/decisiones sobre el termino de vida, y experiencias compartidas por sobrevivientes.
Caring in Remembered Ways: The Fruit of Seeing Deeply
Author: Maggie Steincrolm Davis Publisher:Heartsong BookISBN: 0-9638813-3-7 OncoLink Rating: Amazon.com Disclosure What a wonderful journey! Maggie Steincrohn Davis has opened her heart while writing this book. It contains loving memories of her parents, family, and friends throughout their living at the end of their
Managing Your Health Care- Making the Most of Your Medical Resources
Authors: Martin Gipson, PhD, Terry Liskevych, PhD, Edwin Swillinger, MD Publisher: Pathfinder Publishing of California ISBN: 0-934793-59-X Price: $9.95 USA Amazon.com Disclosure This book is the common sense handbook on medical care. It explores many facets of medical treatment, including rudimentary explanations and
Handbook of Palliative Care in Cancer
Authors: Alexander Waller, MD and Nancy L. Caroline, MD Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann ISBN: 0-7506-9744-X OncoLink Rating: The Handbook of Palliative Care in Cancer is an excellent reference for any physician or nurse who deals with cancer patients. The authors have drawn on their extensive experiences to create
Psychosocial Nursing Care Along the Cancer Continuum
Author: Rose Mary Carroll-John RN, MN, Linda Gorman RN, MN, CS, OCN, CRNH, and Nancy Jo Bush, RN, MN, MA, OCN, MFCC Intern Publisher: Oncology Nursing Press, Inc. Price: $29.95 for ONS members, $36.00 for nonmembers, plus $6.00 s/h To Order: call (412)921-7373 or fax (412)921-2131 ISBN: 1-890504-04-1 OncoLink Rating:
Outcome in elderly patients undergoing definitive surgery and radiation therapy for supratentorial glioblastoma multiforme at a tertiary care institution
Authors: Mohan, DS et al Source: International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology and Physics Vol. 42 No. 5 p.981, December 1, 1998BackgroundThe treatment of elderly patients with glioblastoma is controversial. In light of the poor prognosis with aggressive treatment, many physicians advocate palliative measures which would serve to limit
The Impact of Nutritional Status on the Prognoses of Patients with Advanced Head and Neck Cancer
Reviewers: Li Liu, MD Source: Cancer, Volume 86, No 3 (August): 519-527, 1999.BackgroundNutritional support has long been known as an important part of multimodality treatment of head and neck cancer. Radiation therapy, chemotherapy, and surgery may increase the nutrient requirement and, at the same time, interfere with the patient?s ability to
Getting the Best From Your Doctor
Authors: Alan N. Schwartz, MD, Richard Jiminez, MD, Tracy Myers, MHA, and Andrew Solomon, MD Publisher: Chronimed Publishing Price: $23.95 ($33.95 CAN) ISBN: 1-56561-155-1 OncoLink Rating: Recent changes in the health care marketplace make it imperative that patients understand and critically analyze their
Eating Well and Getting Better During and After Cancer Treatment
Author: Gene Spiller, PhD and Bonnie Bruce, DrPH, RDPublisher: Prima Publishing, 1997ISBN: 0-7615-0581-4OncoLink Rating: Dr. Spiller and Dr. Bruce believe that a person's diet affects their health, and hence their ability to fight and prevent disease. They are nutritionists who believe that food can be an effective weapon in the fight
What to Eat When You Don't Feel Like Eating
Author: James HallerISBN: 0-88999-558-3 Loss of appetite is an all too frequentcomplication for people suffering from serious illness. Theassociated weight loss adds further physical and emotional stress onboth patient and family alike. It is this integral aspect of carethat James Haller has made the core of his new book, "What to EatWhen
Staying Well With Guided Imagery
Author: Belleruth Naparstek Publisher: Warner Books Price: $11.99 US Online: http://www.healthjourneys.com/catalogue.html ISBN: 0-446-67134-7 OncoLink Rating: Belleruth Naparstek has been a psychotherapist for over twenty-five years and has developed an excellent reference on guided imagery. She has done extensive research
What to Eat During Cancer Treatment
Author: Jeanne Besser, Kristina Ratley, Sheri Knecht & Michele Szafranski Publisher: American Cancer Society, 2009 Price: $19.95 US, 147 pages ISBN: 978-1604430059 OncoLink Rating: Anyone who works in oncology can tell you that nutrition and dietary issues are one of the major challenges faced by patients and their caregivers.
The Cancer Recovery Eating Plan: The Right Foods to Help Fuel Your Recovery
Author: Daniel W. Nixon, M.D.Publisher: Times BooksPrice: $15.00 USISBN: 0-8129-2590-4OncoLink Rating: Daniel W. Nixon, M.D. is a former associate director of the Cancer Prevention Research Program at the National Cancer Institute. He is Folk Professor of Experimental Oncology and director of cancer prevention and control at the Hollings
Eating Right for Cancer Survival (DVD & Handbook)
Author: The Cancer Project Publisher: The Cancer Project
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