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A practical guide written for people who have just been diagnosed with cancer. It aims to help them and their loved ones make sense of what happens next and to plan a course of action. Includes information about tests, the stages of the disease, treatment options and follow-up.
The author describes the dying process and provides practical, concrete suggestions for bringing a degree of comfort to the dying individual. His advice is illustrated with many brief, descriptive vignettes of actual cases covering a wide spectrum of ages, personalities, family situations, and resp…