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Managing the Side Effects of Chemotherapy & Radiation Therapy

A Guide for Patients and Their Families (3rd ed.)
Author: Marylin J. Dodd (R.N., Ph.D., FAAN)
ISBN #: 0-943671-12-0
Publisher:  UCSF Nursing Press

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Summary:
“This books is designed to help patients and their families get through treatment and on the road to recovery. It describes the most common possible side effects caused by these therapies and tells how each of these symptoms can be alleviated or managed. Moreover, if you are not certain the symptoms you are experiencing are related to your therapy, this book will help you answer your questions.”  

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