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Cancer Survivorship Coping Tools We Ll Get You Through This

Author : Barbara Tako
ISBN : 9781782797746
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 45. 66 MB
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Hearing the words “You have cancer” can be devastating—some cancer patients even say that the emotional pain and loss of certainty from hearing this are worse than the pains from the cancer, surgeries, radiation, chemotherapy, and other treatments. This is the intimate journey of a melanoma and breast cancer survivor who honestly, and sometimes even humorously, shares her own story and offers supportive emotional tools to help people diagnosed with cancer, and their loved ones and caregivers, work through the emotional pain and upheaval of a cancer diagnosis. You will be supported in knowing what it feels like to hear you have cancer and be given a variety of helpful ideas to start feeling better whether you are newly diagnosed, in treatment, or months or years after treatment. If you are a caregiver, friend, or family member who wants to help, you will get a better understanding of the cancer experience as well as tools to help the person you care about.

The Cancer Survivor Handbook

Author : Beth Leibson
ISBN : 9781628739671
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 54. 40 MB
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According to the National Cancer Institute, there are an estimated 13.7 million living Americans who are cancer survivors. The institute expects that number to rise to almost 18 million over the next decade. The Institute of Medicine notes that patients diagnosed with cancer have an estimated 64% chance of surviving five years, up from 50% three decades ago. And most of them have lingering symptoms, both physical and emotional. The Cancer Survivor is a companion and guide for those millions of individuals who are finally done with treatments but are still on the journey to wholeness. Beth Leibson completed her chemotherapy and radiation in 2007. She had beat cancer, but was left with lingering memory issues, exhaustion, depression, pain, and the fear that at any point, the cancer could return. Here she tells the story of how she rebuilt her life, and shares advice from other experts, addressing the emotional, medical, and professional challenges of life after cancer. Here are the questions you’re afraid to ask (“When will my sex drive come back?”), the questions you hadn’t yet considered (“How do I reenter the work force after a ‘break’ of a year or more?”), and those you know you should be thinking about but haven’t had the energy for (“What supplements or alternative therapies should I be taking to regain my strength?”). Warm, honest, and full of sage advice, this is the book Leibson wishes she had had when the nightmare of cancer treatments drew to a close and the overwhelming reality of starting life over again began.

Coping With Chemotherapy

Author : Nancy Bruning
ISBN : 158333131X
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 34. 63 MB
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A handbook for readers who are facing chemotherapy details every step of the process and offers additional information on possible sexual and emotional side effects and how to work through them. Original.

Handbook Of Cancer Survivorship

Author : Michael Feuerstein
ISBN : 9783319774329
Genre : Medical
File Size : 20. 62 MB
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This timely revision of the authoritative handbook gives a wide range of providers practical insights and strategies for treating cancer survivors’ long-term physical and mental health issues. Details of new and emerging trends in research and practice enhance readers’ awareness of cancer survivor problems so they may better detect, monitor, intervene in, and if possible prevent disturbing conditions and potentially harmful outcomes. Of particular emphasis in this model of care are recognizing each patient’s uniqueness within the survivor population and being a co-pilot as survivors navigate their self-management. New or updated chapters cover major challenges to survivors’ quality of life and options for service delivery across key life domains, including: Adaptation and coping post-treatment. Problems of aging in survivorship, disparities and financial hardship. Well-being concerns including physical activity, weight loss, nutrition, and smoking cessation. Core functional areas such as work, sleep, relationships, and cognition. Large-scale symptoms including pain, distress, and fatigue. Models of care including primary care and comprehensive cancer center. International perspectives PLUS, insights about lessons learned and challenges ahead. With survivorship and its care becoming an ever more important part of the clinical landscape, the Second Edition of the Handbook of Cancer Survivorship is an essential reference for oncologists, rehabilitation professionals, public health, health promotion and disease prevention specialists, and epidemiologists.

The Cancer Survivor S Companion

Author : Lucy Atkins
ISBN : 9780748121519
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 24. 7 MB
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WINNER OF THE BEST HEALTH BOOK CATEGORY IN THE GUILD OF HEALTH WRITERS HEALTH WRITING AWARDS 2012 HIGHLY COMMENDED IN THE POPULAR MEDICINE CATEGORY AT THE BMA MEDICAL BOOK AWARDS 2012 Coping with life after cancer can be tough. The idea that the end of successful treatment brings relief and peace just isn't true for countless survivors. Many feel unexpectedly alone, worried and adrift. You're supposed to be getting your life 'back on track' but your life has changed. You have changed. With reassurance and understanding, Dr Frances Goodhart and Lucy Atkins help readers deal with the emotional fallout of cancer whether it's days, months or years since the treatment ended. Drawing on Dr Goodhart's extensive experience working in the NHS with cancer survivors, this guide is packed with practical and simple self-help tools to tackle issues such as worry and anxiety, depression and low mood, anger, low self-esteem and body image, relationships and sex, fatigue, sleep and relaxation. If you are a cancer survivor, this book will support you every step of the way. If you are supporting a loved one, friend, colleague or your patient, this is a vital read.

Everyone S Guide To Cancer Survivorship

Author : Ernest Rosenbaum
ISBN : 0740768700
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 48. 60 MB
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Dr. Rosenbaum leads a team of 34 oncology specialists and medical contributors--some of whom are both doctors and survivors themselves--in creating a guide specifically geared for cancer survivorship with information thats geared to managing the lingering effects of cancer treatment.

Coping With Breast Cancer

Author : Sharon L. Manne
ISBN : 9780195342901
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 79. 73 MB
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This couples-focused group program aims to improve a couple's functioning as a "team" and provides a supportive environment for couples facing similar breast cancer-related issues. Over the course of six sessions, couples learn support and communication skills, as well as techniques to manage stress and enhance intimacy. Modelling by group leaders and other couples facilitates skill acquisition. With continued use, the skills learned in group can have long-term benefits for couples.

100 Questions Answers About Life After Cancer

Author : Tolbert
ISBN : 0763750697
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 21. 3 MB
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There are over 10 million cancer survivors in the United States and the number is growing as a result of better treatment, longer lives, and earlier detection. Whether you're a survivor yourself, or a loved one of a survivor, this book offers help. The only text available to provide both the doctor's and patient's views, 100 Questions & Answers About Life After Cancer: A Survivor's Guide gives you authoritative, practical answers to your questions. Written by experts in the field with "insider" advice from actual patients, this book is an invaluable resource.

A Dietitian S Cancer Story

Author : Diana Dyer
ISBN : PSU:000043803262
Genre : Cancer
File Size : 35. 57 MB
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When It S Cancer

Author : Toni Bernay
ISBN : 1579548237
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 75. 28 MB
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An essential guide for patients offers advice and information on taking control of post-diagnosis life with a practical ten-step program that allows patients and families to be proactive about cancer treatments and care. Original. 25,000 first printing.

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