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Author Palma, David, author.

Title Taking charge of cancer : what you need to know to get the best treatment / David Palma, MD, PhD ; foreword by Anthony Zietman, MD.

Publication Info. Oakland, CA : New Harbinger Publications, Inc., [2017]


Location Call No. Status
 Granby, Main Library - Adult  616.994 PAL    Check Shelf
 South Windsor Public Library - Non Fiction  616.994 PALMA    Check Shelf
 Wethersfield Public Library - Non Fiction  616.994 PALMA    Check Shelf
Description x, 255 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-255).
Contents Introduction: Taking charge can improve your chances ; The basics -- Understanding your situation: Where it all starts : your first consultation ; Deciphering your medical reports -- Evaluating your doctor's recommendations: How doctors decide which treatment is best ; Is your doctor's recommendation best for you? ; Weighing risks and benefits ; How to get free second opinions -- Getting world-class care: Getting top-notch surgery ; Is your radiation hit-or-miss? ; Systemic therapy : more than just a drip ; Clinical trials : sometimes a better option ; After treatment is finished ; When there is no cure ; Cancer myths and truths -- Epilogue: The Taking charge of cancer patient checklist.
Subject Cancer -- Popular works.
Cancer -- Treatment.
Cancer -- Treatment. (OCoLC)fst00845538
Added Author Zietman, Anthony, writer of foreword.
ISBN 9781626258624 (paperback)
1626258627 (paperback)
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