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Current Lymphoma Treatments & Managing their Side Effects

Author: Lymphoma Research Foundation of America
ISBN #: N/A
Publisher:  Lymphoma Research Foundation of America, Inc

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“This booklet, Current Lymphoma Treatments & Managing their Side Effects, was created to assist you with, learning about standard treatments used in the management of lymphoma and novel experimental therapies that are currently being studied. It also provides information on common treatment-related side effects and makes recommendations for managing them”

National Geographic - The Incredible Human Body (DVD)

Author: Alexander Sourby
ISBN #: 0-7922-8574-3
Publisher:  National Geographic

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Cutting edge medical technology and riveting, life-or-death dramas compile this compelling exploration of the incredible human body. Marvel at the revolutionary imaging system used to guide a surgeon's scalpel in a delicate brain-tumour operation.

Leading a Support Group: A Practical Guide

Author: Keith Nichols and John Jenkinson
ISBN #: 0-335-21569-6
Publisher: Open University Press
 

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Why are support groups important?  How are they formed, run and ended?  How can untrained personnel develop a basic capability in running support groups?

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