Learn to Live Through Cancer: What You Need to Know and Do

Learn to Live Through Cancer: What You Need to Know and Do

by Stewart B. Fleishman
     
 

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Named a 2011 Best Consumer Health Title by the American Journal of Nursing

Learn to Live Through Cancer: What You Need to Know and Do is the result of Dr. Fleishman's three decades of research, patient outreach and the development of his model of supportive integrative cancer treatment. The book presents a step-by-step guide to improve the length and

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Named a 2011 Best Consumer Health Title by the American Journal of Nursing

Learn to Live Through Cancer: What You Need to Know and Do is the result of Dr. Fleishman's three decades of research, patient outreach and the development of his model of supportive integrative cancer treatment. The book presents a step-by-step guide to improve the length and quality of life for cancer survivors, helping them to manage the variety of physical, emotional, and spiritual issues they face proactively. Dr. Fleishman was the director of Cancer Support Services for the Continuum Cancer Centers of New York at Beth Israel and St. Luke's Roosevelt. In his practice he has emphasized survivorship programs that along with good quality cancer treatment and start at the time of diagnosis.

In Learn to Live Through Cancer: What You Need to Know and Do cancer survivors will learn how to evaluate their condition, improve their communication with healthcare providers, research their illness and treatment options, seek complementary therapies when necessary, improve overall health habits, tend to their emotional well-being, and continue to monitor the long-term success of their survivorship program.

The book is a complete guide to getting a person with cancer through that critical time from diagnosis to remission and on with their life. It is an inspirational, cutting-edge book that provides a roadmap to a healthier and meaningful future following a cancer diagnosis.

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Reviewer: Theresa M. Bacon, MSN (University of New Mexico Hospital)
Description: This is an inspirational guide to living through cancer, starting with the initial diagnosis.
Purpose: The author intends this book to assist oncology clients to learn to cope with the diagnosis of cancer through helpful hints to navigate through diagnosis, treatment, and survivorship. The author encourages readers to create a survivorship plan using the "LEARN" system to guide the healing process.
Audience: Although this book is targeted at individuals diagnosed with cancer, it also may be a useful resource for healthcare professionals helping clients cope with the diagnosis. The author is a physician with a variety of experience in the field of oncology.
Features: This easy-to-read book addresses issues oncology clients are likely to encounter in treatment and survivorship. It provides worksheets that enable readers to apply and individualize the information. Key points are highlighted in tables.
Assessment: This is a well-written resource that provides a unique approach to help clients with cancer cope with their diagnosis.
Reviewer: Theresa M. Bacon, MSN, RN, CPN, CPON, CNE(University of New Mexico Hospital)
Description: This is an inspirational guide to living through cancer, starting with the initial diagnosis.
Purpose: The author intends this book to assist oncology clients to learn to cope with the diagnosis of cancer through helpful hints to navigate through diagnosis, treatment, and survivorship. The author encourages readers to create a survivorship plan using the "LEARN" system to guide the healing process.
Audience: Although this book is targeted at individuals diagnosed with cancer, it also may be a useful resource for healthcare professionals helping clients cope with the diagnosis. The author is a physician with a variety of experience in the field of oncology.
Features: This easy-to-read book addresses issues oncology clients are likely to encounter in treatment and survivorship. It provides worksheets that enable readers to apply and individualize the information. Key points are highlighted in tables.
Assessment: This is a well-written resource that provides a unique approach to help clients with cancer cope with their diagnosis.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781936303083
Publisher:
Demos Medical Publishing, LLC
Publication date:
06/20/2011
Pages:
362
Sales rank:
1,468,669
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.90(d)

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