The Complete Cancer Organizer: Your Answers to Questions About Living with Cancer by Jamie SchwachterThe Complete Cancer Organizer: Your Answers to Questions About Living with Cancer by Jamie Schwachter

The Complete Cancer Organizer: Your Answers to Questions About Living with Cancer

byJamie Schwachter, Josette Snyder

Spiral Bound | February 2, 2016

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Throughout years of answering calls at renowned Cleveland Clinic’s Cancer Answer Line, Advance Practice Nurses Jamie Schwachter and Josette Snyder have spoken with patients of all ages and with all types and stages of cancer. They have listened to countless stories and offered advice. They’ve answered questions from friends and family members, and even from physicians and other healthcare professionals.

What should I wear to chemotherapy? Should I get a second opinion? How do I talk with my family about my cancer? Why does it take so long to get a diagnosis? Is complementary treatment something I should consider? The more questions they fielded, the more they wanted to compile those questions—and their answers—into a resource to help cancer patients everywhere.

In The Complete Cancer Organizer: Your Answers to Questions About Living With Cancer, Jamie and Josette share answers to the most common questions about living well during and following cancer treatment. Full of lists, tips, and suggestions, the book allows patients and their families to face a challenging time armed with knowledge and concrete strategies that have worked for others before them.

Cancer may be a new experience, but it doesn’t have to be faced alone. Cancer Answer nurses Jamie Schwachter and Josette Snyder can help guide you through the process in The Complete Cancer Organizer.
Jamie Schwachter, BSN, MSN, CNP, received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Indiana University, Bloomington, and her Master of Science in Nursing from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio. Jamie started her advanced practice career working for 9 years as a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner, focusing on gynecology, pri...
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Title:The Complete Cancer Organizer: Your Answers to Questions About Living with CancerFormat:Spiral BoundDimensions:208 pages, 9 × 7 × 1 inPublished:February 2, 2016Publisher:Spry Publishing LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1938170725

ISBN - 13:9781938170720

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This will be an excellent resource for any patient with a new cancer diagnosis. Cancer is many different diseases and the initial journey is complicated. The Complete Cancer Organizer will help patients and family members get accurate information, and help them to proactively participate in their care. It’s a wonderful resource!Brian J Bolwell MD, FACPChairman, Taussig Cancer Institute, Cleveland ClinicA diagnosis of cancer is an unwelcome invitation into a world where every decision is wrought with uncertainty. Not knowing which way to go, patients often search for knowledge only to find information that is scary at best and dangerous at worst. The Complete Cancer Organizer is a reliable source of information that is presented in a way that is straightforward and easy to understand.—Christina Colvin, MSN, RN, AOCNS, Taussig Cancer InstituteThe Complete Cancer OrganizerI would strongly encourage anyone facing cancer to read and utilize The Complete Cancer Organizer. This book not only arms patients with the essentials needed to understand, manage and organize information related to diagnosing and treating cancer, but it also addresses the human or emotional side of the cancer journey. The Complete Cancer Organizer chronologically describes what happens from the time a cancer diagnosis is suspected using language and terminology easy for the non-medical reader to understand. ... More than an informative read, The Complete Cancer Organizer serves as a tool for patients and families overwhelmed with the challenge of trying to sort out what everything means and how it applies to their care, including important questions to ask health care providers. ... Finally, I would also recommend this book for the novice oncology health care professional seeking to gain insight about the experience of patients and families impacted by cancer.-Christa Poole, LISW-S, OSW-CThe Complete Cancer OrganizerSynopsis: Throughout years of answering calls at renowned Cleveland Clinic’s Cancer Answer Line, Advance Practice Nurses Jamie Schwachter and Josette Snyder have spoken with patients of all ages and with all types and stages of cancer. They have listened to countless stories and offered advice. They’ve answered questions from friends and family members, and even from physicians and other healthcare professionals. Questions such as: What should I wear to chemotherapy? Should I get a second opinion? How do I talk with my family about my cancer? Why does it take so long to get a diagnosis? Is complementary treatment something I should consider? The more questions they fielded, the more they wanted to compile those questions—and their answers—into a resource to help cancer patients everywhere. In The Complete Cancer Organizer: Your Answers to Questions About Living With Cancer, Jamie and Josette share answers to the most common questions about living well during and following cancer treatment. Full of lists, tips, and suggestions, The Complete Cancer Organizer allows patients and their families to face a challenging time armed with knowledge and concrete strategies that have worked for others before them. Cancer may be a new experience, but it doesn’t have to be faced alone. Cancer Answer nurses Jamie Schwachter and Josette Snyder can help guide you through the process in The Complete Cancer Organizer.Critique: Simply stated, this spiral bound edition of The Complete Cancer Organizer: Your Answers to Questions About Living With Cancer should be considered a "must read" for anyone having to deal with cancer be it for themselves or for a family member or a friend. Exceptionally well written, organized and presented, The Complete Cancer Organizer should be considered a critically important acquisition of enduring value for community and academic library Health & Medicine reference collections.James A. CoxEditor-in-ChiefMidwest Book Review