Coping with Radiation Therapy: A Ray of Hope

Coping with Radiation Therapy: A Ray of Hope

by Daniel Cukier, Virginia E. McCullough
     
 

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This book gives cancer patients & their families the tools necessary to understand what radiation treatment is, how its administered, what side effects to expect, & what methods are used to mitigate those side effects. Youll understand what to expect when you undergo treatment; why & how radiation therapy is used for certain common cancers; how it affects you

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This book gives cancer patients & their families the tools necessary to understand what radiation treatment is, how its administered, what side effects to expect, & what methods are used to mitigate those side effects. Youll understand what to expect when you undergo treatment; why & how radiation therapy is used for certain common cancers; how it affects you physically & emotionally; & what changes in your lifestyle & diet you might want to make. Youll be reassured by the knowledge that the side effects of the therapy are predictable & usually manageable. Also discusses the important role of support therapies such as nutrition & visualization.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781565654365
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill/Contemporary
Publication date:
05/15/1996
Edition description:
UPDATED
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.93(w) x 8.93(h) x 0.64(d)

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