Carcinoid Cancer, Zebras and Stardust: My Sister's Cancer Battle [NOOK Book]

Overview

Carcinoid cancer is a rare disease with approximately 8,000 cases reported in the U.S. alone each year. Because of its rarity and slow-growing tendencies, carcinoid is often improperly diagnosed, and when diagnosed, treated incorrectly. This is the story of one person's relentless battle against carcinoid, and of the author's struggle to come to terms with the death of her beloved sister. Inside, you'll also find the words of some of the world's top carcinoid specialists, invaluable reference data, and a ...
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Carcinoid Cancer, Zebras and Stardust: My Sister's Cancer Battle

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Overview

Carcinoid cancer is a rare disease with approximately 8,000 cases reported in the U.S. alone each year. Because of its rarity and slow-growing tendencies, carcinoid is often improperly diagnosed, and when diagnosed, treated incorrectly. This is the story of one person's relentless battle against carcinoid, and of the author's struggle to come to terms with the death of her beloved sister. Inside, you'll also find the words of some of the world's top carcinoid specialists, invaluable reference data, and a comprehensive list of the top carcinoid specialists. Recently updated for 2012 and beyond by Unlimited Publishing LLC, new resources and treatments are now included, which were not available at the time of initial publication.
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Editorial Reviews

LSU Medical Center - Eugene Woltering
"Wonderful - Read every word." -- Dr. Eugene Woltering, Chief of Endocrine Surgery, LSU Medical Center
Carcinoid Cancer Foundation - Monica Warner
"... an awesome book. Thank you." -- Monica Warner, MS, RD, CDN. Research Coordinator and Director of Development, Carcinoid Cancer Foundation, Inc.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940014895644
  • Publisher: UNLIMITED PUBLISHING LLC
  • Publication date: 1/1/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 112
  • Sales rank: 746,919
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Mary Girsch-Bock was born and raised in the Chicagoland area, and still considers Chicago ‘home.’ After a career in the healthcare and property management industries, Mary began a successful freelance writing career, specializing in business and technology issues, and is currently a contributing writer for The CPA Technology Advisor. Mary began researching carcinoid tumors shortly after her sister Marge’s diagnosis in 1995, and continues to do so today. Shortly before her death, Marge conveyed her desire to have her story told. From that desire came this book. Mary currently lives with her husband Shannon, son Jared, three birds, and a neurotic dog.
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