Johns Hopkins Patients' Guide To Ovarian Cancer

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The Johns Hopkins Patients’ Guide to Ovarian Cancer is a concise, easy-to-follow “how to” guide that puts you on a path to wellness by explaining ovarian cancer treatments from start to finish. It guides you through the overwhelming maze of treatment decisions, simplifies the complicated schedule that lies ahead, and provides valuable tools to help you to put together your plan of care. Empower yourself with accurate, understandable information that will give you the ability to confidently participate in the ...
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Overview

The Johns Hopkins Patients’ Guide to Ovarian Cancer is a concise, easy-to-follow “how to” guide that puts you on a path to wellness by explaining ovarian cancer treatments from start to finish. It guides you through the overwhelming maze of treatment decisions, simplifies the complicated schedule that lies ahead, and provides valuable tools to help you to put together your plan of care. Empower yourself with accurate, understandable information that will give you the ability to confidently participate in the decision making about your care and treatment.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780763774370
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Publication date: 11/4/2009
  • Edition description: 1E
  • Pages: 120
  • Sales rank: 670,847
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 7.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: How to Use This Book to Your Benefit v

Chapter 1 First Steps-I've Been Diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer 1

Chapter 2 My Team-Meeting Your Treatment Team 11

Chapter 3 Taking Action-Comprehensive Treatment Considerations 21

Chapter 4 Be Prepared-The Side Effects of Treatment 37

Chapter 5 Straight Talk-Communication with Family, Friends, and Coworkers 47

Chapter 6 Maintaining Balance-Work and Life During Treatment 51

Chapter 7 Surviving Ovarian Cancer-Re-engaging in Mind and Body Health After Treatment 55

Chapter 8 Managing Risk-What if My Cancer Comes Back? 63

Chapter 9 My Cancer Isn't Curable-What Now? 73

Chapter 10 Ovarian Cancer in Older Adults Gary R. Shapiro 79

Chapter 11 Trusted Resources-Finding Additional Information About Ovarian Cancer and Its Treatment 95

Information About Johns Hopkins 101

Further Reading 103

Glossary 105

Index 113

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