Fighting Cancer with Knowledge and Hope : A Guide for Patients, Families, and Health Care Providers EPUB
Part of the Yale University Press Health & Wellness series
A leading oncologist demystifies cancer with accurate, accessible, and honest information
Anyone who is diagnosed with cancer receives a frightening blow, and in many cases the diagnosis is accompanied by a bewildering array of treatment choices. In this invaluable book, a compassionate and knowledgeable physician explains what cancer is, which factors determine a patient’s prognosis, how cancer treatments work to eradicate cancer, why they sometimes fail, and what patients can do to optimize their own survival.