Before and After Cancer Treatment: Heal Faster, Better, Stronger

Before and After Cancer Treatment: Heal Faster, Better, Stronger

by Julie K. Silver

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781421417776
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date: 11/01/2015
Series: A Johns Hopkins Press Health Book
Edition description: second edition
Pages: 312
Sales rank: 867,806
Product dimensions: 8.80(w) x 5.90(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Julie K. Silver, MD, is an associate professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation at Harvard Medical School and a member of the medical staff at Spaulding Rehabilitation, Massachusetts General, and Brigham and Women's Hospitals. She developed the STAR Program (Survivorship Training and Rehabilitation), a best practices cancer prehabilitation and rehabilitation model of care that has been adopted by many hospitals and cancer centers.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
1. Get Your Life Back on Track
2. Understand Physical Healing
3. Dare to Dream Again
4. Prioritize What You Do and Pace Yourself
5. Seek Help from Conventional Medicine
6. Explore Eastern and Other Medical Systems
7. Dance, Skip, and Walk: Exercise Your Way Back to Health
8. Nourish Your Body
9. Fight Fatigue
10. Ease Your Pain
11. Monitor Your Mood
12. Tap into Your Spirituality
13. Love and Be Loved
14. Surmount Setbacks
15. Look What's on the Horizon
Afterword
Appendix
Index

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