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This booklet covers drug therapy and side effects of leukemia, Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphoma, myeloma, and other blood cancer treatments. Topics include: Types of Drugs • Drug Resistance • Effects on Normal Cells Methods of Drug Administration Physical Side Effects of Drug Therapy Effects on t…
Table of Contents: ; 1. Radiation Dermatitis -- 2. Hair Loss -- 3. Radiation Brain Injury -- 4. Radiation Orbital Toxicity -- 5. Ear Toxicity -- 6. Oral Mucositis -- 7. Xerostomia -- 8. Loss of Taste -- 9. Laryngeal Edema -- 10. Radiation Pneumonitis -- 11. Pericarditis -- 12. Esophagitis -- 13. R…
Table of contents: ; The Role of Complementary Medicine and Cancer Treatment -- Communicating with Your Medical Team -- How To Use This Book -- Descriptions of Complementary Medicine Therapies -- Aromatherapy -- Chinese Medicine and Acupressure -- Herbal Teas -- Homeopathy -- Massage -- Nutrition…
Table of Contents: ; Historic development of stereotactic radiosurgery and stereotactic body radiation therapy -- Gamma Knife -- Conventional medical linear accelerators adapted for stereotactic radiation therapy -- Dedicated linear accelerators for stereotactic radiation therapy -- Light ion beam…
Provides basic consumer health information on risk factors, prevention, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of various types of breast cancer, along with facts about coping during and after treatment. Includes index, glossary of related terms and directory of resources. ; Table of contents: ; Part I…
Still By Your Side is a guide for women in Canada with recurrent ovarian cancer.