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Contents Foreword by_TK Preface to the Fifth Edition by Margaret A. Tempero, M.D., Past President, American Society of Clinical Oncology_TK Editors' Preface_TK To the Reader_TK Acknowledgments_TK Contributors_TK Part 1 1. Understanding Cancer 2. How Cancer Is Diagnosed 3. Working with the Health Care Team 4. Deciding on the Appropriate Treatment 5. Second Opinions 6. What Happens in Surgery 7. What Happens in Radiation Therapy 8. What Happens in Chemotherapy 9. That Happens in Biological Therapy and Immunotherapy 10. Laser Therapy 11. Hyperthermia 12. Cryosurgery 13. Radiofrequency Heat Treatment for Liver Tumors 14. Antiangiogenesis: The Prevention of New Blood Vessels as a Strategy for Treating Cancer 15. Bone marrow and Blood Stem Cell Transplantation 16. Integrative Oncology 17. Blood Transfusions and Cancer Treatment 18. Oncology Nursing Part 2 19. Living with Cancer 20. Coping with the Side Effects of Chemotherapy 21. Fatigue 22. The Role of Sleep in Health, Disease, and Therapy 23. Maintaining Good Nutrition 24. Controlling Pain 25. Guarding Against Infections 26. Living with an Ostomy 27. The Look Good . . . Feel Better Cosmetic Program 28. Becoming Sexually Active Again 29. Staying Physically Fit 30. Home Care 31. Palliative Care Part 3 32. The Will to Live 33. Living with Mortality: Life Goes On 34. New Hope in Managing Distress with Cancer 35. Survivorship Guidelines for Cancer Patients and Their Families 36. Late Effects of Cancer Treatment 37. Cancer and the Family's Needs 38. Paying for Cancer Care 39. Managed Care and Oncology: New Ways to Deliver Health Care 40. Planning for the Future Part 4 41. The Impact of Research on the Cancer Problem: Looking Back, Moving Forward 42. Cancer Risk Assessment 43. Investigational Anticancer Drugs 44. Advances in Cancer Biology 45. Genetic Risk Assessment and Counseling 46. Cancer Information Specific Types of Cancer Adrenal Gland Anus Bile Duct Bladder Brain Cancer Breast Cancer of an Unknown Primary Site (CUPS) Carcinoids of the Gastrointestinal Tract Cervix Childhood Cancers Childhood Cancers: Brain Tumors Childhood Cancers: Retinoblastoma Childhood Cancers: Soft-Tissue and Bone Sarcomas Colon and Rectum Esophagus Gall Bladder Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor [NEW] Head and Neck Kaposi's Sarcoma Kidney Cancer The Leukemias Liver Lung: Nonsmall Cell Lung: Small Cell Lymphoma: AIDS-Associated Lymphoma: Hodgkin's Disease Lymphoma: Non-Hodgkin's Disease Melanoma Mesothelioma Metastatic Cancer Multiple Myeloma Neuroendocrine (Islet Cell) Tumors of the Pancreas Ovarian Germ Cell Tumors Ovary Pancreas Parathyroid Penis Pituitary Prostate Cancer Sarcomas of Bone and Soft Tissue Skin Small Intestine Stomach Testis Thymus Thyroid Trophoblastic Disease Uterus: Endometrial Carcinoma Uterus: Uterine Sarcomas Vagina Vulva 200_ Cancer Update_TK after the June 1-5 ASCO annual meeting Glossary of Medical Terms_TK Useful Readings and Resources_TK Introducing the Internet: The Web Tutorial Program_TK Useful Web Addresses_TK Index_TK with final pages x
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Cancer -- Popular works.