100 Questions & Answers About Esophageal Cancer

100 Questions & Answers About Esophageal Cancer


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Whether you're a newly diagnosed esophageal cancer patient, a survivor, or a friend or relative of either, this book offers help. The only text to provide the doctor's and patient's views, 100 Questions & Answers About Esophageal Cancer, Second Edition gives you authoritative, practical answers to your questions about treatment options, post-treatment quality of life, sources of support, and much more. Written by two oncology nurses and a gastric surgeon, with extensive commentary from an esophageal cancer survivor, this book is an invaluable resource for anyone coping with the physical and emotional turmoil of this frightening disease.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780763760526
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date: 03/20/2009
Series: 100 Questions & Answers about
Edition description: 2E
Pages: 185
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.09(h) x 0.42(d)

About the Author

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York City, New York

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

President, Esophageal Cancer Education Foundation

Table of Contents

Part Foreword
Part Preface
Part 1 The Basics
Part 2 Risk and Prevention
Part 3 Diagnosis and Staging
Part 4 Coping with the Diagnosis
Part 5 Treatment Options
Part 6 Living with Esophageal Cancer
Part 7 If Treatment Fails: Advocacy amd Support
Part Appendix
Part Glossary
Part Index

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