Learn to Live Through Cancer: What You Need to Know and Do by Stewart B. FleishmanLearn to Live Through Cancer: What You Need to Know and Do by Stewart B. Fleishman

Learn to Live Through Cancer: What You Need to Know and Do

byStewart B. FleishmanEditorStewart B. Fleishman

Paperback | June 20, 2011

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Learn to Live Beyond Cancer: What You Need to Know and Do is the result of Dr. Fleishman's three decades of research, patient outreach and the development of his model of supportive integrative cancer treatment. The book presents a step-by-step guide to improve the length and quality of life for cancer survivors, helping them to manage the variety of physical, emotional, and spiritual issues they face proactively. Dr. Fleishman was the director of Cancer Support Services for the Continuum Cancer Centers of New York at Beth Israel and St. Luke's Roosevelt. In his practice he has emphasized survivorship programs that along with good quality cancer treatment and start at the time of diagnosis. In Learn to Live Beyond Cancer: What You Need to Know and Do cancer survivors will learn how to evaluate their condition, improve their communication with healthcare providers, research their illness and treatment options, seek complementary therapies when necessary, improve overall health habits, tend to their emotional well-being, and continue to monitor the long-term success of their survivorship program. The book is a complete guide to getting a person with cancer through that critical time from diagnosis to remission and on with their life. It is an inspirational, cutting-edge book that provides a roadmap to a healthier and meaningful future following a cancer diagnosis.
"Stewart Fleishman, MD is currently the Director of Cancer Supportive Services at the Continuum Cancer Centers of New York and the Associate Chief Medical Officer of Continuum Hospice Care-Jacob Perlow Hospice. He is actively involved in research focused on quality of life and symptom control in people with cancer, and serves on nation...
Title:Learn to Live Through Cancer: What You Need to Know and DoFormat:PaperbackDimensions:362 pages, 7 × 10 × 0.78 inPublished:June 20, 2011Publisher:Demos (Trade)Language:English

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ISBN - 10:1936303086

ISBN - 13:9781936303083

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Table of Contents

"Part I: Why This Book?
1. Survivorship Begins at the Time of Diagnosis
2. Setting My Goals
3. Getting the Most Out of This Book
Part II: I Have Cancer, Now What?
4. Understanding Cancer
5. Building Blocks of Cancer Treatment
6. Initial Consultation
7. Beginning Treatment
8. Understanding What Is Happening to Me
9. Disclosure: Who Do I Tell and When?
10. Why Is My Team So Uncomplimentary about Complementary Care?
Part III: Make Your Plan and LEARN It
11. Basics of the LEARN Plan
12. Living
13. Education
14. Activity
15. Rest
16. Nutrition
Part IV: Just Finishing Treatment
17. Just Finishing Treatment and Feeling Lousy
18. New Challenges
19. Medical Problems I Had Before Now Got More Complicated
20. Hormones
21. I'm Not Spiritual÷Am I in Trouble?
22. Finding My Way Back
Part V: The First Three Months After Treatment
23. Living Beyond Cancer: The First Three Months
24. How People Treat Me
25. Who Do I Call?
26. Back into The World
Part VI: Three to Six Months After Treatment
27. Living Beyond Cancer: Three to Six Months
28. Fertility
29. Giving Back
Part VII: Six Months and Beyond
30. Living Cancer-Free
31. Living With Recurrence or Relapse"