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.
James Metz, M.D.
Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania
Ultima Vez Modificado: 1 de noviembre del 2001
|Author: Leslie R. Schover, Ph.D.|
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Price: $15.95 (USA) / $22.50 (CAN)
Leslie R. Schover, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist and sex therapist at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. Dr. Schover has written this book based on years of clinical experience "to help youor a loved one to enjoy sex and make informed choices about pregnancy in spite of cancer treatment." She provides information on the causes and treatment of sexual dysfunction and fertility after cancer. She also provides techniques for the reader to try at home.
The book is divided into four sections. Part I discusses cancer and cancer treatments impact on sexuality. It gives recommendations on how to become sexually active again after cancer. Part II focuses on the most common sexual problems after cancer and how to treat them. Important topics such as loss of desire, impotence, and painful intercourse are addressed. Part III is devoted to fertility and pregnancy for those patient who are still interested in having children. Part IV is dedicated to specific sexual topics. Chapters in this section include "Gay and Lesbian Cancer Survivors" and "Sex and the Single Survivor". There are excellent chapters on resuming sex after cancer treatment, treatmentof erectile dysfunction, enhancing sexual desire, and overcoming pain during sex.
There is an outstanding resource section at the end of the book. This includes recommended books, videos, and audiotapes. There is a listing of products such as lubricants and vaginal dilators to enhance sexual experiences. A listing of mail order outlets for sexual oriented material is also provided. There are also resource information networks organized by topics of interest at the conclusion of this section.
The book is easy to read and well organized. It is a wonderful resource for anyone interested in enhancing their sex life after cancer treatment. Dr. Schover addresses a wide range of issuesaffecting all ages and sexual orientations. This book is also an excellent resource for the health care provider. It is highly recommended by OncoLink.
Endocrine System Cancers
Head and Neck Cancers
Urinary Tract Cancers
Bone Marrow Transplants
General Treatment Concerns
Newly Diagnosed Patients
Causes and Prevention
Legal and Financial Information for Patients
Cancer Resource List
Resources for Young Adults