Living Well With Cancer
A Nurse Tells You Everything You Need to Know About Managing the Side Effects of your TreatmentBook - 2001
An oncology nurse provides solutions for coping with the side effects of cancer and cancer treatments.Practical, compassionate, supportive, Living Well with Cancer provides cancer patients and their caregivers with the information they need to cope with and manage the side effects of cancer and its treatments.Katen Moore has seen firsthand what can make cancer patients feel better as they undergo treatment. This empowering book presents options for the cancer patient--it doesn't promote one protocol over another. Alphabetical listings of the symptoms enable readers to find what they want quickly and easily--and, while it is based on the most up-to-date research, the tone is comforting and reader-friendly.Living Well with Cancer addresses the physical and emotional reactions that people with cancer face and provides solutions for coping with these issues, including alternative approaches such as aromatherapy, herbal remedies, massage, nutrition, and yoga. The authors explain clearly and comprehensively not only how to use these alternative methods, but how to use them safely and effectively, including how to know when to seek medical help.
Publisher: New York : Putnam's, c2001.
Characteristics: xxii, 297 p. ; 24 cm.