The Essential U.S. Guide to Chemotherapy and Radiation: Everything You Need to Know (Essential Guides #1) (Paperback)

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In the United States, in 2011, around 1,530,000 people were newly diagnosed with cancer. However, cancer survival rates have been steadily improving from 2001 - 2008. This increase in survivorship can be attributed in part to modern improvements and use of radiation therapy and chemotherapy to fight cancer. Although radiation therapy and chemotherapy are two of the most common treatments for cancer or tumors, most people are unsure about what these treatments are and what to expect when they are undergoing them. The Essential U.S. Guide to Chemotherapy and Radiation is written in language people can comprehend. It aims to help those who have been diagnosed with cancer to understand the treatments they are about to begin. It can help provide insight to those who are friends and family of a cancer patient. It will explain the advice given to you by your doctor and help you continue to live cancer free even after your treatments are complete. This book removes the mystery surrounding these cancer treatments and helps you to get through them so you can get on with the rest of your life. It is an informative resource not only for people who are being treated or going to be treated with radiation therapy and/or chemotherapy, but also for their friends, family members and caregivers of cancer patients. Although radiotherapy and chemotherapy are two of the most common treatments for cancer or tumours, most people are unsure about what these treatments are and what to expect when they are undergoing them. The Essential U.S. Guide to Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy is written in language people can comprehend with the desire to help those who have been diagnosed with cancer to understand the treatments they are about to begin. It can help provide insight to those who are friends and family of a cancer patient. It will explain the advice given to you by your doctor and help you continue to live cancer free even after your treatments are complete. This book removes the mystery surrounding these cancer treatments and helps you to get through them so you can get on with the rest of your life. It is an informative resource not only for people who are being treated or going to be treated with radiotherapy and/or chemotherapy, but also for their friends, family members and caregivers of cancer patients.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781497386273
ISBN-10: 1497386276
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: November 23rd, 2014
Pages: 134
Language: English
Series: Essential Guides