Cancer and how to live with it / Denise Robbins.
By: Robbins, Denise.Material type: BookSeries: A life care book: ; Lifecare series: ; Lifecare: Publisher: Levin, N.Z. : Emerald Hills Pub., 2004Description: vii, 180 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0476001811.Subject(s): Cancer -- Popular works | Cancer -- Treatment -- Complications -- Popular works | Cancer | Cancer -- Treatment -- Complications | Cancer New Zealand Popular works | Cancer -- Treatment -- Complications -- popular | Cancer -- New Zealand | Cancer -- New Zealand -- Popular Works | Cancer -- TreatmentDDC classification: 616.994
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This book has been written with the help and endorsement of the Cancer Society and is a practical guide on how to maintain and improve quality of life while living with cancer. It provides ways of coping with treatment, and tips and techniques for eating well, dealing with stress and keeping the body active. It also includes easily understood information on the disease and its treatment, along with a comprehensive list of sources of help. Contents: Part 1 - About cancer Part 2 - What the doctors can do Part 3 - Living with cancer: Turning the corner; Thinking about it; Eating well; Learning to unwind; Keeping the body moving; Travelling with cancer; Where you can get help Appendices: Bladder cancer; Bowel cancer; Breast cancer; Cervical cancer; Leukaemia; Lung cancer; Lymphomas; Ovarian cancer; Prostate cancer; Skin cancer; Stomach cancer; Testicular cancer
Includes bibliographical references (p. 173-174) and index.
Cancer and what goes wrong -- So who's at risk? -- The tests -- The treatments -- The future -- Turning the corner -- Thinking about it -- Eating well -- Learning to unwind -- Keeping the body moving -- Travelling with cancer -- Where you can get help -- Bladder cancer -- Bowel cancer -- Breast cancer -- Cervical cancer -- Leukaemia -- Lung cancer -- Lymphomas -- Ovarian cancer -- Prostate cancer -- Skin cancer -- Stomach cancer -- Testicular cancer -- Some interesting reading.
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