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After Cancer Care

Author : Gerald Lemole
ISBN : 9781623365035
Genre : Health & Fitness
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After the intense experience and range of emotion that comes with surgery, radiation, or chemotherapy (or all three), cancer patients often find themselves with little or no guidance when it comes to their health post-treatment. After Cancer Care is the much-needed authoritative, approachable guide that fills this gap. It includes information on how to maintain physical health—with chapters on epigenetics, nutrition, and exercise—as well as emotional health through stress management techniques. The cutting-edge and growingly popular science of Epigenetics has shown that you are not stuck with your genetic history: your choices in diet, exercise, and even relationships can help determine whether or not your genes promote cancer, and therefore determine your propensity for relapse. Your lifestyle has an effect on the most common types of cancer including breast cancer, prostate cancer, melanoma, endometrial cancer, colon cancer, bladder cancer, and lymphoma. The doctors present easy-to-incorporate lifestyle changes to help you “turn on” hundreds of genes that fight cancer, and “turn off” the ones that encourage cancer, while recommending lifestyle plans to address each type. In addition, they share 34 healthy recipes and tips on staying active and exercising, detoxifying your house and environment, and taking supplements to help prevent relapse. With more than three decades of post-cancer-care experience, Drs. Lemole, Mehta, and McKee break down the science into palatable, practical takeaways so that you can drastically improve your quality of life and enjoy many years of cancer-free serenity.

Long Term Survivorship Care After Cancer Treatment

Author : National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
ISBN : 9780309472982
Genre : Medical
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The 2006 Institute of Medicine (IOM) consensus study report From Cancer Patient to Cancer Survivor: Lost in Transition made recommendations to improve the quality of care that cancer survivors receive, in recognition that cancer survivors are at risk for significant physical, psychosocial, and financial repercussions from cancer and its treatment. Since then, efforts to recognize and address the unique needs of cancer survivors have increased, including an emphasis on improving the evidence base for cancer survivorship care and identifying best practices in the delivery of high-quality cancer survivorship care. To examine progress in cancer survivorship care since the Lost in Transition report, the National Cancer Policy Forum of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine held a workshop in July 2017, in Washington, DC. Workshop participants highlighted potential opportunities to improve the planning, management, and delivery of cancer survivorship care. This publication summarizes the presentations and discussions from the workshop.

Problem Solving In Patient Centred And Integrated Cancer Care

Author : Galina Velikova
ISBN : 9780995595415
Genre : Medical
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Winner of the BMA Oncology Book of the Year Award. The authors provide a compendium of best practice, including 25 case studies to act as models for professionals to make decisions, either for individual patients or as the basis for policy across an organisation, planning area, region or country. This guide is designed as a handbook for practising clinicians and professionals. It is also an excellent training tool, which will help new teams and clinical staff to align thinking, develop procedures, and adopt best practice.

Patient Surveillance After Cancer Treatment

Author : Frank E Johnson
ISBN : 9781603279697
Genre : Medical
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Patient Surveillance After Cancer Treatment covers the history of cancer patient surveillance after curative-intent treatment, the rationale, the methodologies used in the past and at present, the methodologies that will probably emerge in the future, the costs of surveillance, the definitions of various terms used in the field, and how those who are interested in the topic can get more information about it from the internet. The secondary focus of the book is to publicize the need for well-designed, adequately powered randomized clinical trials comparing two (or more) surveillance strategies for each type of cancer. The audience includes all oncologists, cancer researchers, medical economists and policy makers in government and insurance companies, and finally, interested patients. This book is part of the Current Clinical Oncology series, which provides cutting-edge knowledge of cancer diagnosis, management, and treatment. World renowned experts share their insights in all the major fields of clinical oncology. From the fundamentals of pathophysiology to the latest developments in experimental and novel therapies, Current Clinical Oncology is an indispensable resource for today’s practicing oncologist.

Nurses Guide To Cancer Care

Author : Constance S. Kirkpatrick
ISBN : 0847675009
Genre : Medical
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Bringing together her extensive clinical experience and information from authoritative sources, Kirkpatrick offers nurses a complete, up-to-date guide to the integrated practice of nursing for cancer patients. She provides information on cancer epidemiology and the microbiology and physiology of the cancer process, plus clear instructions on, for example, the clinical management of specific types of cancer and types of chemotherapy. The broad background and detailed information on procedures will serve as a basis for comprehensive cancer nursing care at a primary provider or management level. Appropriate as a text, reference, or study guide, Nurses' Guide to Cancer Care covers all the specific content required for the Oncology Nursing Certification examination.

The Complete Guide To Complementary Therapies In Cancer Care

Author : Barrie R. Cassileth
ISBN : 9789814335669
Genre : Alternative medicine
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With recent clinical advances, millions of people survive many years after a cancer diagnosis. And while their physicians deliver conventional, evidence-based therapies to treat the cancer, sometimes the cancer patient and his or her symptoms are not treated with equal skill. To manage their physical and emotional symptoms and promote health and well-being, most cancer patients and survivors use complementary therapies: Naturopathy, Ayurveda, herbalism, homeopathy, hypnosis, yoga, acupuncture, music therapy, macrobiotics, chelation therapy, colonics, hydrotherapy and many, many more. But OC are they safe? Are they effective? What problems do they address? What are the risks? When can they help? This unique and comprehensive book guides the way through the often confusing maze of complementary and alternative therapies promoted to cancer patients and survivors. The functions, benefits, backgrounds and risks are clearly presented. Learning when, if and how to use them provides medical professionals, cancer patients and survivors with the information they need to better control the symptoms and side effects of cancer and its treatment. Unfortunately, using some of these therapies without this expert guidance can lead to medical complications, or worse. The Complete Guide to Complementary Therapies in Cancer Care is an invaluable resource in making educated health care decisions for managing life during and after cancer. Through the wise and informed use of these approaches, cancer patients OCo whether just-diagnosed, during treatment or throughout Survivership are better able to manage the physical and emotional stresses that accompany cancer, leading to symptom control and improved quality of life."

Before And After Cancer Treatment

Author : Julie K. Silver
ISBN : 9781421417776
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Revision of: After cancer treatment. 2006.

Perspectives On Cancer Care

Author : Tonks N. Fawcett
ISBN : 9781444329322
Genre : Medical
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Perspectives on Cancer Care is a unique collection of insights from contributors, based on their specific expertise and experience. It provides a range of perspectives on cancer care to inspire readers and encourage high-quality care through an enhanced understanding of patients' needs and carers' skills. The book presents a series of chapters highlighting different circumstances and approaches to the complex reality of cancer care. In each chapter the author presents their own picture of their experience of the individual's needs and the care required to address these needs, illustrating the particular sensitivity, trust, empathy and support required in the care of patients with cancer and their families. The holistic approach to total care is a prominent feature in cancer care and this is illustrated throughout the various chapters. This collection of perspectives on cancer care: highlights particular issues in the field encourages best practice draws on the expertise of specialist practitioners in the field of cancer care features a holistic approach to cancer care, illustrated through scenarios

Endocrinopathy After Childhood Cancer Treatment

Author : W. H. B. Wallace
ISBN : 9783805590372
Genre : Medical
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Continuing advances in the management of childhood malignancies result in a rapidly growing number of childhood cancer survivors. However, many of them experience treatment-induced 'late effects' including a significant number of endocrine dysfunctions.In this book experts in the field of late effects of childhood cancer treatment offer clinical insight into pertinent issues such as the impact of cancer therapies on growth, puberty and hypothalamic and pituitary function, male and female fertility, obesity, and metabolic and bone problems.Multidisciplinary long-term follow-up of these patients is essential to monitor, treat and prevent morbidity. Therefore this volume is of great interest to pediatric endocrinologists and oncologists, adult and reproductive endocrinologists, primary care practitioners, nurses and nurse practitioners as well as others involved in planning and delivering the holistic care which this increasingly numerous and important group of patients requires.

After Cancer Treatment

Author : Julie K. Silver
ISBN : 0801884381
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Julie Silver draws on her own battle with breast cancer to offer other cancer survivors advice and guidance to help them deal with the physical and emotional effects of the disease and its aftermath.

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