A Guide To Survivorship For Women Who Have Ovarian Cancer by Robert E. BristowA Guide To Survivorship For Women Who Have Ovarian Cancer by Robert E. Bristow

A Guide To Survivorship For Women Who Have Ovarian Cancer

EditorRobert E. Bristow, Terri L. Cornelison, F. J. Montz

Paperback | September 22, 2015

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This updated and expanded second edition offers a wealth of information to ease the physical and emotional suffering of women who have ovarian cancer. The expert authors include highly respected and experienced oncologists, gynecologic oncology nurse specialists, researchers, and ovarian cancer survivors. Throughout the book they emphasize the concepts of survivorship, or living life well in the face of daunting uncertainties, and self-determination: the right of each patient to be informed, involved, and in control of her care.

Detailed information on diagnosis and treatment, including surgery, chemotherapy, radiation, pain management, and integrative medicine, constitutes a key feature of the book. Also covered in depth are image recovery, nutrition, pain control, and genetic testing. Women who have ovarian cancer share advice on coping with the life-changing disease and its treatments.

Offering candor, compassion, and hope, this remarkable book explains how to add quality to your life and take care of medical and social needs while living with ovarian cancer.

Robert E. Bristow, MD, MBA, FACOG, FACS, is the director of Gynecologic Oncology Services, the Philip J. DiSaia Chair of Gynecologic Oncology, Chief of the Division of Gynecologic Oncology, and a professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of California–Irvine. He is the coauthor of Surgery for Ovarian Cancer: Principles ...
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Title:A Guide To Survivorship For Women Who Have Ovarian CancerFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.76 inPublished:September 22, 2015Publisher:Johns Hopkins University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1421417545

ISBN - 13:9781421417547

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The latest developments in diagnosis and treatment are discussed—but even more so, is the quality of living itself: it's this which sets A Guide to Survivorship for Women with Ovarian Cancer apart.