Consumer health information about living with cancer after diagnosis, making cancer care decisions, coping with complications of treatment, and maintaining wellness after treatment. Includes index, glossary of related terms, and other resources.
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Table of Contents.
1: If Your Doctor Says It Is Cancer.
2: Finding a Cancer Doctor.
3: Getting a Second Opinion.
4: Cancer Screening.
5: Tests Used to Diagnose and Monitor Cancer.
6: Understanding Your Cancer Diagnosis.
7: Making Treatment and Cancer Care Decisions.
8: Learning about Your Cancer and Treatment Choices.
9: Understanding Prognosis and Cancer Statistics.
10: Using Trusted Resources for Information.
11: Types of Cancer Treatment.
12: Understanding Cancer Medications.
13: Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Cancer Care.
14: Palliative Care.
15: Hospice Care.
16: Transitional Care Planning.
17: Clinical Trials and Cancer Research Updates.
18: Should You Take Part in a Clinical Trial?.
19: How to Find a Clinical Trial.
20: Access to Investigational Drugs.
21: Impact of NCI-Sponsored Trials on Clinical Cancer Care.
22: Bioinformatics, Big Data, and Cancer.
23: Cancer Vaccines.
24: Harnessing T-Cell “Stemness” Could Enhance Cancer Immunotherapy.
25: Drug to Reduce Treatment-Related Joint Pain in Breast Cancer Survivors.
26: Better Care for Children with Cancer Linked to Longer Lifespans.
27: Advancements in Stem Cell Transplant.
28: Angiogenesis Inhibitors: A Potential Anticancer Tool.
29: Studying Hyperthermia as a Cancer Treatment.
30: Missed Radiation Therapy Sessions Increase Risk of Cancer Recurrence.
31: Cancer Genomics.
32: Gene Therapy.
33: The Challenges and Promise of Proteomics Research.
34: Nanotechnology in Cancer Research.
35: Latest Study on Breast Cancer.
36: Latest Study on Cervical Cancer.
37: RESPOND: A Study on Aggressive Prostate Cancer in African-American Men.
38: Coping with Side Effects and Complications of Cancer Treatment.
39: Nausea and Vomiting.
40: Appetite Loss.
41: Weight Gain.
42: Gastrointestinal Complications of Cancer Treatment.