INTRODUCTION: HOW CAN THIS GUIDE HELP YOU?
What to Expect From Your Cancer Doctor
What to Expect From Your Health-Care Team
What To Expect From Community Agencies
What To Expect From Your Family
What to Expect From Your Hospital
COMMON QUESTIONS ABOUT CANCER
Common Questions About Cancer Treatment
Common Questions About Cancer
EXPERIMENTAL TREATMENTS FOR CANCER: THE CLINICAL TRIAL
UNPROVEN TREATMENTS FOR CANCER
Individual or Family Counseling
Support From Others Who Have Had Cancer
Counseling For Severe Depression
Cancer Information and Health Education
Private-Duty Nursing Services
Medical Equipment At Home
Help With Household And Living Expenses
Help With Medical Or Hospital Expenses
REHABILITATION AND EMPLOYMENT
DIETARY AND NUTRITIONAL SERVICES
Bereavement Counseling For Family Members
Physical Comfort And Emotional Support
CANCER PROGRAMS AND SERVICES
Locating Cancer Related Resources in Your Community
PATIENT'S BILL OF RIGHTS
DICTIONARY OF TECHNICAL TERMS ABOUT CANCER
This "glossary" defines some of the medical and scientific terms commonly used by physicians, nurses, researchers and technicians who deal with cancer on a daily basis.
A B C D E F G H I L M N O P R S T U V W X
Reprinted from the "Cancer Word Book" with permission of the American Cancer Society, Copyright ( American Cancer Society, 1985)
Helping People Cope: A Guide For Families Facing Cancer
Joan F. Hermann, A.C.S.W., Sandra L. Wojtkowiak, R.N., M.S.N.,Peter S. Houts, Ph.D., S. Benham Kahn, M.D.
Last Modified: November 1, 2001
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