Diagnosis: Cancer: Your Guide to the First Months of Healthy Survivorship (Revised Edition) by Wendy Schlessel Harpham | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Diagnosis: Cancer: Your Guide to the First Months of Healthy Survivorship

Diagnosis: Cancer: Your Guide to the First Months of Healthy Survivorship

by Wendy Schlessel Harpham
     
 

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The book you need to make the right decisions and get good care from diagnosis through treatment.
This classic work by a physician survivor has helped thousands of cancer patients and their families. Now updated with the latest information on diagnosis and treatment, it provides expanded information and advice that helps Healthy Survivors through the

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The book you need to make the right decisions and get good care from diagnosis through treatment.
This classic work by a physician survivor has helped thousands of cancer patients and their families. Now updated with the latest information on diagnosis and treatment, it provides expanded information and advice that helps Healthy Survivors through the accompanying challenges. New to this edition is the Harpham's Decision Tool, a unique chart for deciding on your best course of treatment. A succinct and empowering book for those diagnosed with any type of cancer, Diagnosis: Cancer covers all the important topics that will help you through these months of turmoil, including information on clinical trials and alternative therapies, as well as how to use the medical system. This book will guide you to act most effectively for the best care, while nourishing hope.

Editorial Reviews

Jimmie C. Holland
“Wendy Harpham has bridged the medical and the patient sides of cancer in a way that few have done and none have presented so well.”
Jane Brody
“Clear, simple but comprehensive and compassionate... . Should be a bible for everyone facing cancer.”
Leonard A. Zwelling
“If you take one book with you on your journey when you or a loved one is faced with the diagnosis of cancer, this is the one.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393324600
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
05/19/2003
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.80(d)

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Meet the Author

Wendy Schlessel Harpham, MD, is the author of several books, including Diagnosis: Cancer and After Cancer. She lectures nationally on cancer and serious illness and lives in Dallas, Texas, with her husband and children.

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