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Author Jackson, Vicki A., 1968- author.

Title Living with cancer : a step-by-step guide for coping medically and emotionally with a serious diagnosis / Vicki A. Jackson, MD, MPH, David P. Ryan, MD with Michelle D. Seaton.

Publication Info. Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, [2017]

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 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  616.994 JACKSON    Check Shelf
 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Non Fiction  616.994 JACKSON    Check Shelf
 Bloomfield, Prosser Library - Adult Department  616.994 VAC    Check Shelf
 Bristol, Manross Branch - Non Fiction  616.994 JACKSON    Check Shelf
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 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  616.994 JACKSON    Check Shelf
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 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  616.994 JACKSON    Check Shelf

Description viii, 351 pages ; 23 cm
Series Johns Hopkins Press health book
Johns Hopkins Press health book.
Note Includes index.
Contents How am I going to get through this? -- Making sense of your diagnosis -- Setting the goals of treatment -- Understanding the biology of cancer -- What is a liquid tumor? -- How to prepare for treatment -- Tests and scans in treatment -- How am I supposed to cope with this? -- How do I cope with changes in my body? -- Managing symptoms and side effects -- Controlling nausea -- Managing constipation, diarrhea, and bowel obstruction -- Minimizing pain -- Should I worry about shortness of breath? -- What if I'm losing weight? -- What if I have a sudden fever? -- Bleeding and clotting issues -- Why am I so exhausted, when will I have energy again? -- Why do people keep asking if I am depressed or anxious? -- How does cancer affect my brain? -- Dealing with progressing cancer -- They tell me the cancer is progressing -- Living and hoping with advancing cancer -- What about practical concerns? -- My doctor says that chemotherapy is no longer effective -- My body feels like it's shutting down -- What is a good death?
Summary A resource for cancer patients and their caregivers shares relatable patient stories along with tips on how to ask the right questions to recieve the proper care while continuing to living the best life possible.
Subject Cancer -- Popular works.
Cancer -- Patients -- Care -- Popular works.
Cancer -- Psychological aspects -- Popular works.
Cancer -- Patients -- Life skills guides.
Cancer. (OCoLC)fst00845317
Cancer -- Patients. (OCoLC)fst00845411
Cancer -- Patients -- Care. (OCoLC)fst00845414
Cancer -- Psychological aspects. (OCoLC)fst00845466
Genre/Form Popular works. (OCoLC)fst01423846
Life skills guides. (OCoLC)fst01423810
Added Author Ryan, David P., 1966- author.
Seaton, Michelle D., author.
ISBN 9781421422329 (hardcover alkaline paper)
1421422328 (hardcover alkaline paper)
9781421422336 (paperback alkaline paper)
1421422336 (paperback alkaline paper)
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