Choices, Fourth Edition by Marion MorraChoices, Fourth Edition by Marion Morra

Choices, Fourth Edition

byMarion Morra, Eve Potts

Paperback | October 14, 2003

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For more than twenty years, Choices has been the leading source-book for cancer patients and their families. Fully revised to cover the latest medical and technological breakthroughs, Choices, Fourth Edition, provides the most up-to-date and essential facts on cancer, from diagnosis to recovery -- medication and nutrition, symptoms and stages, and all available surgical and nonsurgical treatments -- in an accessible, easy-to-use Q&A format. The book also includes checklists of essential questions for your doctor; useful Internet resources; a state-by-state listing of cancer-related programs, organizations, and services; reviews of complementary and alternative therapies; updated listings of chemotherapy drugs and their side effects; the facts on common misconceptions regarding cancer treatments; and advice on practical living concerns for both survivors and caregivers.

Recommended by health-care professionals nationwide, Choices is a unique and invaluable reference. Marion Morra and Eve Potts's clear, compassionate advice is on every page, offering reassurance with the informed knowledge every cancer patient needs to make the right decisions throughout the treatment process.

Marion Morra, ScD, is an international expert in health communications. Former associate director of the Yale Cancer Center, she is anassociate clinical professor at the Yale School of Nursing in NewHaven, CT. Widely published, she is a member of the Board of Directorsof the American Cancer Society and of the Board of Directors ofthe I...
Title:Choices, Fourth EditionFormat:PaperbackPublished:October 14, 2003Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0060521244

ISBN - 13:9780060521240

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Editorial Reviews

“Choices is an excellent source of information about the variety of treatmenets available to cancer patients in this country today. It raises most of the questions the public is asking, and answers them simply and clearly in lay language.” (S. B. Gusberg, M.D. President, American Cancer Society(1980))