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.
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